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YamChops Part 2: Dragons DO Eat Vegan!

One of my first LettuceMeat feature articles back in 2014 covered Toronto-based YamChops, arguably the world’s first “Vegetarian Butcher”.  Notwithstanding the clever juxtaposed food noun name (teehee!),…

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Lovely Lettuce

“Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it” Given lettucemeat.com features lettuce in…

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Veggie Meatballs

Here, I use the term “meatball” loosely! These veggie balls are, in fact, made with several ingredients you’ll likely have on hand from your…

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YamChops: Healthy Eats, Tasty Treats

Toronto’s culinary scene just got a lot healthier and tastier with the June opening of YamChops at 705 College St, in the heart of Little Italy – the city’s…

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Broiled Tuna Steaks with Arugula

“The best fish deserves the simplest treatment”. Adapted from Top Chef Canada judge Mark McEwan’s latest cookbook, “Fabbrica: Great Italian Recipes Made Easy for…

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“Takeout” Chicken Pad Thai

This healthy, homemade version of my favourite Thai dish, Chicken Pad Thai, provides a quick and tasty alternative to sodium-filled takeout. I have adapted…