Vancouver veg fest 2018 !

WOW! a veg fest in Vancouver? this one just seemed to sneak up on us we only heard about it 2-3 weeks in advance, it came about pretty fast and became so popular with the help of social media, no need to plan things a year in advance when you have the power of social…

Top 10 tips for transitioning vegans

We have been vegan long enough now that we don’t think twice about it, it’s second nature. People tell us it must be so hard but trust us when we tell you  it’s not! We were vegetarian for almost 10 years before finally turning vegan. We didn’t really think about the whole reasons around being…

Food tour of L.A

If you have read our previous blog on Crossroads kitchen you know we went to L.A last year and omg there was an abundance of vegan food there, we did our damned best to go to as many places as possible! Plant Food and Wine Plant Food and Wine is located in Venice, we hopped…

Our favourite smoothies in Vancouver!

Top 5 smoothie hubs in Vancouver If you know the both of us you will know we have a thing for smoothies and Acai bowls! we love love love them! we  don’t know how there was a life before them. It’s all thanks to a friend in Whistler who sold us his ninja for $25…

Our top 5 favourite vegan restaurants in Vancouver!

  Meet in Gastown/on Main Meet is just about to open their third location, each one seeming to be more popular than the other! Its great to see it experiencing so much success. Meet is mostly about the comfort food, with options for healthier choices too. The burgers are the best, aand the fries! hands…

Choc chip Spice loaf

We were popping over to a friends house and wanted to bring a lil treat. We were still feeling the festive spirit so wanted something yummy with cinnamon/nutmeg. We were thinking banana loaf with cinnamon but we have done that before. So we decided to switch it up a bit with this Chocolate Chip Spice…

Pesto, Cashew Cheese and Caramalized Onion Tart.

OK so this is one of those dishes we kinna threw together! We had the puff pastry, onions, cashews tomatoes,  spices already.  So to make a tart seemed a good idea! Ingredients you’ll need: Pasty- puff or filo Tomatoes 2 medium onion 1 tbsp sugar Cashew cheese- One cup cashews 2 tbsp Nutritional yeast 1/4…

Simple Tempeh dish

Since we have been trying to increase our protein sources we have discovered Tempeh! (pronounced temp-ay). In the past we had bought it and ate it plain and thought to ourselves “what the hell is that” it freaked us out since it is a little unusual. However now we have been eating it in different…

Christmas time calls for baking Vegan cookies!

Both of us have to work throughout the Christmas period so we may as well try and bring some joy into the work day by bringing cookies to work! We made two different kinds, pumpkin choc chip and almond choc chip! Both really tasty! The almond choc chip cookies we have made before and they…