Why I Call Myself Vegan *Not Plant-based

  I have some qualms about the term “plant-based”. Though we have seen a few versions of the term in discourse, for the sake of consistency in this piece, I am going to remove the quotations and use the hyphenated spelling.

Big Macs + ‘ Booch: We’re Going to Vegan Paradise || The VBFF 2016 Preview

In two days, The Vegan Project team departs for Portland, to visit the annual Vegan Beer + Food Festival. Originally launched in LA, the Festival highlights the best of the region’s ” craft beer, wine, ciders, kombucha, cold brew and craft sodas.” The top vegan food carts, trucks, vendors and restaurants are expertly curated, and supported Continue Reading …

Meet The Contributors: Erika Renfrew

Over the next few weeks, we will be introducing our new group of Contributors, joining The Vegan Project from a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, professions, and locations. As The Vegan Project grows in conjunction with a renowned popular interest in veganism and plant-based culture, we welcome these new members, connections, and stories.

Confessions of a Cruelty-Free Convert: Part 1

In The Vegan Project’s collective piece on New Years’ resolutions (http://www.theveganproject.com/resolve-this-2016-the-vp-team-resolutions/), my number one resolution at the top of the list was: Shift over to 100% cruelty-free and (preferably) local, natural beauty products and cleaners. A sub section was resolution two: continue the quest (and find a winner) for a natural, cruelty-free, deodorant that actually works. We’re talking Continue Reading …

Vegan Vancouver: The ‘hood Guide

For Vancouver-based veg folk, we know a lot of the ins-and-outs when it comes to dining as a vegan in the city. We can find the special spots in any particular neighbourhood, immediately know which menu to reference, and are well aware that sometimes, the smallest or most unassuming places are the true gems. For Continue Reading …

Vegan brunch at The Acorn

The ladies of The Vegan Project indulged in an epic brunch last weekend at The Acorn in Vancouver. We dined on pretty much everything on their brunch menu and then discussed/reminisced/dreamed about it many times after. Here’s the breakdown of our lovely meal. 

Rhiannon’s Guide to A Delicious Cruelty-Free Halloween

Having been a Vegan for the past 14 years, I have become quite crafty and knowledgable in all the tasty holiday treats. I can recall certain instances where I have felt left out or a little envious of everyone around me enjoying their non-vegan delights, so I decided to take charge and come up with new traditions Continue Reading …

Thanks, but no thanks: Celebrating Thanksgiving sans turkey

p: www.ourveggiekitchen.com Approximately three weeks out from Canadian Thanksgiving (falling this year on October 12), the inevitable onslaught begins in stores and social media: reserve your turkey, call in your turkey, hunt your turkey, pick your turkey, schedule your pick-up of said turkey, and plan your day around the consumption of an animal that has Continue Reading …

Hail Hummus !! The Holy Grail

We are pleased to report that today is a day like no other: May 13 is officially Hummus Day! Join millions around the world, celebrating their love for delicious hummus. Eat it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snacks, and tweet/post a picture with the hashtags #hummusday and #theveganproject.

Baked Garlic Fries

I have been crushing on these for a while now, and decided it was time to share them with the world. Tossing fries in fresh garlic is SO GOOD!  Baked Garlic fries are a healthy alternative to deep-fried, so flavourful, and versatile – mix in any herb or spice you want! Below is my current Continue Reading …