Volunteer Call

Can you believe that Veggie Fest is just 3 MONTHS AWAY??? Where on earth did the time go?? It’s now time for one of the most important parts of this event – finding some dedicated, enthusiastic, smiling, happy, positive, friendly, willing-to-get-their-hands-dirty VOLUNTEERS! Without my volunteers, this show could not go...
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AMAZING recipe – vegan orange chick’n

Ok, so I think I was a chef in a past life. I truly made this recipe up myself, after making it as a replacement for orange chicken (feeling pretty proud of myself right now!). I recently taught myself how to make seitan (a fantastic handmade substitute for meat!). Using...
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Main Street Vegan Author at Veggie Fest!

I’m super excited to announce that Victoria Moran, author of Main Street Vegan, will be speaking and selling her books at Veggie Fest! Have you read her book yet? It’s AWESOME and truly inspired my (continued) food journey as I went from vegetarian to vegan. At Veggie Fest she will...
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Planning for 2014 begins!

Even though the holidays are around the corner, we are 6 months to Veggie Fest (and doesn’t it make you feel great thinking that summer will soon be here? Or is it just me?….I love the heat!). This week I release the exhibitor packages to our wonderful exhibitors from June....
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Look – a new website!

It’s been a few weeks in the works, but welcome to our new website! Pretty easy to navigate and lots of fun colours. Whew….I’d rather not have to ever look at website code again. Hope you like it!...
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Veggie Fest Digital!!

It’s been in the works since July and I’m proud to announce that Veggie Fest Digital will be coming Oct 1-4! With 5 speakers over four days, this free e-conference will give you access to inspiring wisdom and life-changing conversations on a wide range of topics in respect to healthy...
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Baking Vegan and Gluten-Free – plus book giveaway!

I love to bake. Almost as much as I love tea. My youngest just turned 3 this weekend and I had a huge Italian family birthday party to plan. In this family there are 3 gluten-free eaters and 5 dairy-free (including ourselves). Hrmm….gluten-free and vegan desserts, you say? Where would...
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Make Your Own Lavender Tea

I LOVE lavender. Half of my herb garden consists of this calm-scented plant. I love to watch the bees pollinate the flowers. I love watching my boys pick the flowers for me. I love making lavender crowns and pretending I’m a princess. Ok, so I love lavender. I usually make...
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Raw Vegan Chocolate Mocha “Cheese”cake

I love making raw desserts. There’s something about delicious REAL food as a dessert. Makes you feel awesome after eating them! I have made a few lemon cheesecakes, but no other types of cheesecake. After a family BBQ, we have leftover espresso (did I mention my hubby is Italian? Right,...
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Eating Veg While Traveling

We’ve been on the road for almost 2 weeks, exploring New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and now Massachusetts. This is the first time we’ve done this kind of a road trip since being veggie. I wasn’t totally worried about eating, as we typically eat a lot of raw foods. I know...
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