The Golden Stars of the Golden Plates: 2015 Vegan Highlights

Every year, The Georgia Straight releases the annual Golden Plates. The Plates reward the city’s best restaurants, cafes, markets, and hidden gems; the icing on the (vegan) cake is that the awards are voted for by the patrons, readers, and food seekers, making them one of the most anticipated and coveted honours for a restaurant Continue Reading …

Bridget’s Nirvana Bars

I don’t normally name recipes after myself, but this time around I couldn’t help myself.  i found the recipe for these Nirvana Bars in a People Magazine while I was getting my roots touched up (I’ve been cursed with premature greys since the tender age of 17). They seemed easy to make and combined the Continue Reading …

Kale & Right Crosses: Plant-Powered Boxing

Photo- Guy Roland In Spring 2014,  I began training and fundraising as a contender in Aprons for Gloves. Affectionately referred to as Aprons, AFG was founded in 2012. Based within the DTES, the Aprons for Gloves Boxing Association is a non-profit organization focused on providing community outreach through boxing. “ The organization was developed by Continue Reading …

MEGATRONIC! Power Cookies by John Cooper

Our dear friend John Cooper is one of the main men behind Cuchillo, one of our local favourites boasting many veggie/vegan menu options. Unbeknownst to us until recently, he is also a cookie connoisseur.

Happy National Banana Split Day!

It may be a holiday in the US, but let’s not get caught up on specifics.

Eat a Pumpkin Cocoa Cashew Butter Bar, help a cow!

Earlier this year, The Vegan Project was involved with a project organized by the team at Mino Valley Farm Sanctuary, a rescue group based in Spain that supports abandoned and abused farm animals.

S’mores & More: Vegan Camping Cuisine 101

(p. theyummylife.com) Tis the season for road trips, overnight adventures, and unplanned excursions galore. With an abundance of camping options just minutes (or hours) away from Vancouver, us veggie people need to be prepped with nutritious, filling options, that will not only sustain energy for the outdoors, but not require extensive preparation of extensive refrigeration. Continue Reading …

Vanilla Coconut Milk & Yellow Curry Chana Dahl

A new summer staple, dal is is a dried pulse (lentil, pea, or a various type of bean), that has been split. The word is also used to name the stew prepared from them, a dish we often see in Indian, Nepali, and or/ Pakistani cuisine. Dal is an ideal source of protein for vegan Continue Reading …

Glory, glory, hallelujah! A 3-Day Juice Cleanse

The words “juice”, and “juicing” meant something very different several years ago. In particular, if I think of juice consumption when I was young, the only thing that existed for me when I heard that word were beverages of the Sun Rype Variety (primarily orange and grapefruit.) Fast-forward to a few years after the juice Continue Reading …

Dijon-marinated “Cheesy” Tofu with Black Pepper

This is an easy, nutrient-dense tofu dish that not only works well as a main, but re-heats perfectly and is delicious cold, in salads.