Honey: What is it? Sure, you know what honey is. But do you really? The honey that is commercially produced is made by the honeybee. These bees store the honey that they make in their hive as a food reserve for the colony. The honey provides nutrients during times of scarcity, such as during bad […]
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Hemp has been cultivated by humans since the ancient times. It is an extremely useful plant because it can be grown sustainably, and be used for textiles, food, paper, and cordage. If you would like to learn more about how hemp is grown, check this out! Hemp is a non-psychoactive variety of the Cannabis sativa […]
Miso soup is healthy, savoury, and wonderful for cool spring nights and those really cold winter nights. It is simple to make and can easily be vegan. At Green Cuisine, miso soup appears often at the soup buffet. Miso Paste is Tasty and Healthful Made from soybeans and most importantly, “koji”, miso can also contain […]
Green Cuisine does a lot of things with yams as well as sweet potatoes. There are the lovely chilli yam bakes, and the African sweet potato and groundnut stew, for instance. Do you know the difference between a sweet potato and a yam? Sweet Potatoes Sweet potatoes are delicious. That we know. You can bake […]
Cocoa and cacao both come from the same source, which is the Theobroma cacao tree, native to South America. You can also say that this is the chocolate tree also, because the pods which this tree produces contain cacao beans. And cacao beans are where cacao, cocoa, and chocolate come from. Cacao beans are usually […]
You’ve likely seen this delicious alternative to chocolate at health food stores. Carob bars resemble chocolate bars, and you can find carob powder as well, which looks a lot like cocoa powder. Carob does not taste quite like chocolate though, but it is also great in desserts. What is Carob? Carob comes from the pods […]
Hailed as a miracle fruit, jackfruit can feed the hungry by providing nutrients such as potassium, calcium, iron, and carbohydrates even during times of climate change. This is because the jackfruit tree is drought-resistant, and has an innate ability to survive pests, diseases and hot temperatures. It grows plentifully in India, Southeast and South Asia, […]
The thought of having cow skin or any other animal skin upon my own skin is really disturbing. When people wear non-vegan leather, this is essentially what is happening. The tanning process of leather is toxic for humans as well as the environment. Thankfully, there are vegan leathers out there. Let’s go through the options […]
We know that you love your vegan food, but did you know that your beer or wine may not be vegan? Chances are, they are not. Do you know why? Well, I was wondering the same thing, and here is what I have learned. Wine Wine can be left to settle by itself if given a […]
Don’t you love cashews? These nuts are a mainstay in the vegan or vegetarian diet. Cashews are native to northeastern Brazil, but are now cultivated in Vietnam, Nigeria, India, and the Ivory Coast. The cashew tree is a tropical evergreen tree. In addition to forming cashew nuts, the tree also grows cashew apples which can […]
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4 out of 5 starsposted 3 weeks ago
Affordably priced and healthy vegan food, centrally located in the downtown core. While the setting is lacking ambiance, there is also a beautiful courtyard where you can sit outside on the nicer days. They have an amazing selection of "healthy" desserts, and they list their ingredients for every food item, making it easy for those with any sensitivities to know what they can or cannot have.
Their best secret though is their amazingly priced juice, smoothie, and "milk"shake menu. Most other places in town charge upwards of $8-9 for a fresh pressed juice, but they are much more affordable here, and of the same quality of other places.
5 out of 5 starsposted 2 weeks ago
My favourite restaurant of all time, I go there every chance I get when I am in the city. The food is really delicious and there is so much variety. Everything looks and smells so good that I often fill up my plate with as much as I can. You don't even need to be vegan to appreciate it. The first time I visited I was with a friend who was craving bacon and complaining about veganism, once inside she was was going on about how great the food was.
Also a great place to meet cool people. I once met the federal leader of the Communist Party there.
4 out of 5 starsposted 4 months ago
Not a vegan or a vegetarian, but I enjoy nearly every local restaurant, and this one is no exception. Great place for lunch, buffet style eatery which is great for taking what you need without wasting much/anything. Good noodles, soup and salad. Very good if you're just simply looking for a light meal and you're not vegan/veg.
5 out of 5 starsposted 4 days ago
Love the food. Its so good! Especially their cheesecakes. They are to die for!