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.

Top Five Picks from Veg Expo 2015

The second annual Veg Expo held on May 31st at Canada Place was even more incredible than last year! The food samples were off-the-hook, the demos and talks were well-rounded and informative, and the turn-out of veg-curious folks looking to learn about plant-based living was more than we could’ve hoped. We enjoyed SO many things Continue Reading …

Mac and Cheese Monday at The Acorn

As someone who writes about food on a fairly regular basis, I understand the importance of language. When you’re trying to communicate tastes and flavours to an audience, the words you select to describe a dish can either make it the best plate in the restaurant, or a complete culinary fail.  That said, there are Continue Reading …

The Vegan Project Does Veg Expo 2014

Well it’s another exciting week for The Vegan Project as we’re now just one week away from Vancouver’s first annual Veg Expo!

The Vegan Project: January Events Guide

Lots of fun stuff happening in January in Vancity!

WHAT TO BUY THAT EFFING VEGAN: A Holiday Gift Guide

Inspired by our recent appearance in The Rush holiday gift guide, I wanted to compile some of the crème de la crème when it comes to vegan-friendly gifts this holiday season. Look no further. Fret no more. We’ve got your effing back.

It’s holiday party time and you’re invited! December 12th at Gam Gallery

YAY, the holidays are finally upon us!  Finally, we no longer have to hide what huge Christmas nerds we are!  Yes, Bridget and I (Sam) have literally been listening to holiday music for MONTHS already.  We’ve enjoyed every last minute of creating our new holiday eBook but now we’re ready to just eat, drink and Continue Reading …

The Vegan Project: November Events Guide

Friday, November 1 WORLD VEGAN DAY! World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated on 1 November, by vegans around the world. The Day was established in 1994 by Louise Wallis, then President & Chair of The Vegan Society, to commemorate the Society’s 50th anniversary.  2013 also marks the 69th anniversary of the term ‘vegan’.

Why Vegan?

We get a lot of emails from people who are curious about a vegan lifestyle and looking for help on where to begin their own vegan journey!  We always enjoy hearing the reasons why people are reaching out. It seems everyone has a slightly different motivation for making the switch.  For some it’s health, others Continue Reading …

Peach-Infused Quinoa Salad

Zoe got creative in the kitchen last night! The result: A beautiful Peach- Infused Quinoa Salad with cashews, endive and avocado!