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More than 40 vendors gathered at the Artscape Wychwood Barns last Sunday, serving up plant-based fare to satisfy anyone's tastes. Hosted by the Toronto Vegetarian Association, the second annual Veg Spring Market offered plenty of sweet, savoury, saucy, spicy and cheezy treats. Check out the highlights below. It's a Sausage Party With names like The … Continue reading Toronto Veg Spring Market
After a long, steamy summer in Toronto, it feels like Mother Nature declared tropical season over with a dramatic wave of her arm. To help ease the transition into autumn, let's shift our appetite to French toast. Baked in a sweet, creamy batter. Topped with oats, almond slices and coconut flakes, and a sprinkling … Continue reading Baked French toast with fresh figs and berries
Shake up your pizza game with this Lebanese-style version. The toppings are easy and fun to assemble: spread some garlic sauce, hummus, tahini or baba ghanoush (I picked a roasted garlic and onion hummus), and use whole chickpeas or crumble up some spicy falafels (below). The tabbouleh, with herbs, tomatoes, bulghur wheat and olive oil, … Continue reading Tabbouleh eggplant chickpea pizza
January is often synonymous with "detox," launching a million juice cleanses and yoga passes. I prefer to start the new year indulging in the heartiest, most satisfying, lip-smacking comfort food — both to fill my steady hunger cravings and keep me sane during the Canadian winter. On a frigid day when my only agenda is … Continue reading Baked cauliflower mac and cheese
Pizza is appropriate any time of the day. It can be sweet or savoury, spicy or mild. When you're picking a sauce and toppings, think of the pizza dough as your canvas. Your colour palette is a smorgasbord of vibrant hues. And your tools simply involve a baking pan and a rolling pin. (I use a … Continue reading How to get creative with vegan pizza