Vegan Friendly Resorts & Hotels and Stays

While the pandemic is not likely to end anytime soon, it’s inevitably that as we drift into the summer vacation season, and case numbers drop, and vaccinations rates go up, we’ll start to think  and dream of travelling again. I’ve been resistant to planning anything. Even speculating about when we might be able to return…

The Best Online Vegan Cooking Classes

Cooking and baking has become a passion for many over this last year of home confinement, while other veteran home chefs have developed a deeper appreciation for the simple comfort cooking provides. But inevitably you may hit a wall where your skills cap and you need a little extra help, a little extra guidance, to…

The Best New Vegan Restaurants in Toronto.

The pandemic has ripped through the restaurant industry not once but multiple times now, with each successive wave pummeling their well-being and ability to survive.  These aren’t just businesses, they are the embodiment of people’s dreams, of their sweat, blood and tears.  We often frame our memories with our experiences with food, and for owners,…

The Vegan Pantry

This article contains Amazon affiliate links to products. I may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. I’m not one for New Year’s Resolutions, and if there was ever a year to relax our ambitions and go easy on ourselves for the goals we missed checking off, this is it.  There’s a good…

Vegan Holiday Gift Guide

Click and Grow ($100-$2000+) Click and Grow’s innovative automated indoor smart gardens allow you to grow your own herbs, fruits and vegetables pretty much in any condition, all year round, no matter how little space or light you may have access to.  With over 60 different fruits, herbs, and leafy greens to choose from, this…

Ten Instagram Dream Kitchens

All things considered, I’m grateful for my reasonably priced basement apartment.  It may not be luxurious, but it is safe and comfortable and these are not things to easily disregard, or be ungrateful for, in our current economic climate.  That being said, now being stuck at home more frequently, it is a struggle to draw…

The Best Handmade Dishware

We eat with our eyes first – so says the ancient adage presumably coined by Apicius, a 1st century Roman gourmet and potentially the world’s first cookbook author.  With such historical thrust behind it, as well as a wealth of modern-day research and documentation of this phenomena, we can be fairly assured of this statement’s validity.   Some…

Forging the Future of Food

As I’m sure we’ve all noticed, the news does not dedicate much time or space to positivity.  Optimism is bad for business.  While news unquestionably provides an essential service, especially in times of crisis, I’ve found that coverage of this pandemic has delved too far into obsessive speculation. The onus is on us to know…

Supporting Black Owned Business and Organizations

The statistics aren’t new – we’ve just been ignoring them, and the reality they reflect, for far too long.  In Canada, Black median household income is $35,310 compared to $47,487 for white households.(1) Black Canadians are twice as likely to fall under the low-income status as non-racialized Canadians.(2) White supremacy is undoubtedly at the heart…

Delivery Options for Groceries and Other Essentials, April 23rd edition

While everyone is struggling and striving to establish new and perhaps uncomfortable routines, it’s inspirational to see so many of our small, independent businesses pivot and shift their operational models with such expedience, careful and kind consideration and ingenuity.  It gives me more confidence as I try to make my own adjustments. Now the onus…