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vancouver vegan eats 2.0

vancouver vegan eats 2.0

Summer is my time to be outside and adventuring at all possible times. With that comes a lot of eating out. I was lucky to have the Food Cart Fest just down the street from my place all summer, and I also got to explore a number of new restaurants that are vegan friendly. In … Continue reading

chai-chocolate banana smoothie

chai-chocolate banana smoothie

It seems like there is a theme right now in my recipes where I use two particular ingredients: bananas and chocolate, and my many ways in which I have the combo for breakfast! 😉 This recipe came about by some morning creativity when I realized I was out of blueberries, and only had banana to … Continue reading

almond-cashew thumbprint cookies

almond-cashew thumbprint cookies

I just made the Best. Cookies. Ever. This blog is relatively new, but let me tell you – I bake A LOT, so I have many recipes to compare to and these were so amazing! I have a sweet tooth, and vegan dessert alternatives was one of the first posts that I decided to write about for … Continue reading

a traditional [vegan] christmas dinner

a traditional [vegan] christmas dinner

This year for Christmas Eve dinner, we re-thought what “traditional Christmas dinner” meant.  The memories, for me, are not in the food, but in the company and the feelings.  Sure, others will disagree – you like how sleepy you are after eating Turkey, or look forward to that one dish that Grandma makes just at … Continue reading

vegan eats: reconnaissance in Vancouver

vegan eats: reconnaissance in Vancouver

It’s been too long since I last wrote, but I have a long mental check list of what I want to share. It’s hard to choose what to write about first, but since I’ve had some delicious experiences in the Vancouver vegan scene, I chose that one in case you’re looking for recommendations over the … Continue reading

summer bbq – the new basics

summer bbq – the new basics

My friends and I had a BBQ the other weekend, and there are a few creative recipes we came up with that area a must for your menu: alcoholic popsicles: One of our great accomplishments was homemade popsicles to cool us down while that glorious sun was shining.  Should you want to make them sans-alcohol, … Continue reading

vegan eats: reconnaissance in Toronto

vegan eats: reconnaissance in Toronto

I had grand intentions of exploring the vegan cuisine scene in Toronto – but a few factors got in my way: work (had to be done), extreme heat (who can stand walking to the other end of town in 44 degrees?), and the proximity of Fresh restaurant to my hotel (YUM). This is the restaurant … Continue reading

how to be vegan and still eat dessert

Contrary to popular belief, I eat ice cream, chocolate, cookies, cake, and most other things you can think of that you eat after dinner and usually need to limit how many you eat. Ice Cream = coconut ice cream, almond milk ice cream. Both of those taste DELICIOUS and can be soy free (read the … Continue reading