Meatless Monday

How Vancouver Became A Vegetarian Paradise

Peter Fricker | Posted 11.02.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Peter Fricker

Vancouver has long been a vegetarian-friendly town. Back in 2010, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals named the city the sixth most veg-friendly city in North America and number one in Canada. But Vancouver and the rest of B.C.'s Lower Mainland have become more than just a good place to buy a veggie burger.

25 Vegan Dinner Recipes That Will Still Fill You Up

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada Living

Because not all meals require meat and cheese.

Animal Rights Advocates Are Targeting Your Taste Buds

Peter Fricker | Posted 05.03.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Peter Fricker

The stereotype of vegans and vegetarians as self-righteous, hectoring, spoilsports pushing their puritan agenda was never fair. Now that negative perception is disappearing altogether. The promotion of plant-based pleasure has arrived.

Go Meatless On Earth Day For A Healthier Planet

Gabriel Wildgen | Posted 04.22.2017 | Canada Impact
Gabriel Wildgen

Every second of every day, over 2,400 land animals are killed for food. To add insult to injury, animal agriculture is one of the most significant contributors to climate change.

A Plant-Based Diet In 2016 Should Be Nothing But Fun

Gabriel Wildgen | Posted 02.12.2017 | Canada Living
Gabriel Wildgen

The rewards of eating conscientiously, healthfully, and humanely aren't exclusive to the planet and animals; happily, for everyone joining the meat, egg, and dairy-free movement this year, plant-based eating has never been easier or more enjoyable -- especially if you keep a few important tips in mind.

What's A Legume And Why Should I Eat It?

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Legumes are high in fibre. Meat is not. Fibre helps lower cholesterol, which is helpful in the prevention of heart disease. Fibre also helps us have regular bowel movements, and helps control blood sugar levels and blood pressure, and keeps you feeling full for longer.

18 Meaty Meals Made Without Meat

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.09.2015 | Canada Living

It may be hard to imagine something like chicken noodle soup or barbecued chicken wings without the meat, but let us assure you it can be done. Wi...

Cutting Back on Meat Doesn't Have to Mean Fewer BBQs

Sayara Thurston | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Impact
Sayara Thurston

Meat-free grilling is a simple solution to a complex problem. Supply and demand issues and the outbreak of a deadly diarrheal virus on North American pig farms have sent meat prices through the roof in the last year. Yet the truth is, the meat on our supermarket shelves has been unrealistically cheap for a long time.

Fight Climate Change With a New Diet

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

The production, transportation and storage of animal food products, especially red meat, greatly contribute to greenhouse gas emissions, affecting the amount of heat retained by the atmosphere. Reducing meat consumption in favor of plant-based eating would therefore help mitigate the environmental damage stemming from our dietary preferences.

16 Vegetarian Things That Don't Make Us Miss Meat

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada Living

At Toronto's Vegetarian Food Festival you can get a Philly cheese steak, barbecued pork, heck, even fake shrimp. Food trucks, vendors and pop-up re...

November 25 is International Meatless Day & International Vegetarian Day

Paul Hughes | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Alberta
Paul Hughes

November 25 is International Meatless Day & International Vegetarian Day.

Quick Study: The World Might Become Vegetarian By 2050 -- What Do I Eat?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

What will eating habits look like in 2050? If scientists' predictions are anything to go by, it seems a lot more vegetarians will be running the show....

INFOGRAPHIC: Are We Eating Too Much Protein?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

Meatless Mondays are about to gain in popularity. A recent infographic by grocery delivery program Door To Door Organics, found that Americans eat ...

Eat Less Meat To Save The World's Food Supply

CP | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Living

MONTREAL -- A newly published blueprint for doubling the global food supply includes a key suggestion about how everyone can contribute to this increa...