What the heck do vegans eat, anyway?

I often get asked exactly that question, especially from people who are very ‘meat and potatoes’ in their own eating. Many people simply can’t imagine why I would want to live off salad and mashed potatoes (without the butter, of course) for the rest of my life. When I try to describe the highly varied […]

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Daring Cooks August: Pierogi!

The August 2010 Daring Cooks’ Challenge was hosted by LizG of Bits n’ Bites and Anula of Anula’s Kitchen. They chose to challenge Daring Cooks to make pierogi from scratch and an optional challenge to provide one filling that best represents their locale. I used to really love pierogi back when I was a gluten-eating […]

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Daring Cooks July: Nut Butter!

The July 2010 Daring Cooks’ Challenge was hosted by Margie of More Please and Natashya of Living in the Kitchen with Puppies. They chose to challenge Daring Cooks to make their own nut butter from scratch, and use the nut butter in a recipe. Their sources include Better with Nut Butter by Cooking Light Magazine, […]

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Community Shared Agriculture

This year Rich and I decided to do a summer CSA. After doing a fair bit of research into what was available in the Toronto area, we decided to go with Kawartha Ecological Growers (KEO). We liked their share size options (large, small or mini) and we loved the way they set theirs up – […]

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Sadie’s Diner

I’m pretty much gluten-free and vegan. And yet I hadn’t tried Sadie’s Diner until a few months ago. What exactly was I thinking? I was seriously missing out! Sadie’s is a fantastic vegetarian and vegan diner located at Adelaide and Portland in downtown Toronto (just south of Queen and Bathurst). They do an all day […]

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