Whole Roasted Eggplant with Herbed Tahini Sauce

by Harrison Gessow This recipe is inspired by a legendary dish at Lil’ Frankie’s in the Lower East Side, NYC. They roast a whole eggplant in a pizza oven and dress it simply with high-quality olive oil and black salt. We don’t have a pizza oven, fancy olive oil, or black salt, and chances are…

You Feta Believe It! (REVIEW)

by Ben Davis Our friends at Follow Your Heart have been pioneering the cheese alternative space for 5 decades now, and I must say they have outdone themselves with this new product: Dairy-Free Feta Crumbles. This feta is the real deal. It’s sharp and tangy. It’s moist and crumbly. Most importantly, it is filling an…

Investing In Abundance with Big Idea Ventures

“That’s the goal, right?  If we can create a range of products that satisfy everybody’s taste, then it’s not about abstinence – it’s about abundance.” -Andrew Ive, Managing General Partner, Big Idea Ventures This message of abundance is the guiding philosophy of Andrew Ive and his team at Big Idea Ventures. This food-focused, forward-thinking firm…

Prepping a Plant-Based Lunch!

by Miriam Hahn We all know that the best way to eat healthy is to make it convenient. Good food choices usually don’t happen on a crazy workday when you are staring at an empty fridge! With most of us working from home, home schooling our kids, or just living this new way, we might…

Pivoting to a New Default with DefaultVeg

by Ilana Braverman Imagine a world where plant-based foods are served as the default menu option. Where nothing changes other than the way the items are presented on the menu. Meat and dairy options can still be included, but customers have to modify the item to include animal-based ingredients.  You order a latte and it…

5 ways to Jump Start a Plant-Based Lifestyle!

by Miriam Hahn Welcome to the Plant Based World! Powering your body on plants for optimal health and performance is a trend that is here to stay. Not only are we feeling more vibrant and alive, but we are also taking care of our environment and saving the lives of millions of animals. Move over…

Plant-Based Foods are on the Move in Canada

by Leslie Ewing America’s Northern Neighbour is Leading with Sector Innovation  If sales are any indication, plant-based foods is one of the most exciting categories in the United States. The industry is growing at a tremendous pace while making a dizzying array of product choices available to American consumers. But perhaps you’d be surprised to…

The Brownie We’ve All Been Waiting For (REVIEW)

by Ben Davis Abe’s new chocolate chip brownies have gone above and beyond just a good “vegan” brownie option. These are quite possibly the best pre-made brownies you will ever try out of a package, hands down, regardless of ingredients. They are rich, full of gooey deliciousness and (hopefully) soon to be available at all…

Abe’s: The Official Muffin of Equality Launches at 7-Eleven

by Ben Davis Imagine being a kid at a birthday party, looking around at all of your friends enjoying a delicious cake and not being allowed to participate because of your food allergies. How frustrating and confusing would that situation be? That feeling of being left out, through no fault of your own… it’s something…

Greenhouses Instead of Slaughterhouses!

by Dr. Joanne Kong The global pandemic of COVID-19 has become a driving force for us to re-examine our place in the world. A new reality has set in, as we face threats to our survivability that are unprecedented in our lifetimes. These are frightening times not only because of the dire threats of the…