As the vegan trend proliferates in Toronto and beyond, with even McDonald’s looking to cash in with McVegan, options are ever increasing, and really good taste filled options too!
But which Toronto vegans eats are worth venturing to? And which ones can satisfy the cravings of a non-vegan?
Top 6 Vegan Eats in Toronto:
6. Quinoa Onion Rings.
Hand coated with breadcrumbs and puffed quinoa, their crispy exterior and fresh interior will hook you at first bite. $7 at Fresh, various locations.
5. Savoury Buckwheat Crepe.
Fill your appetite with vibrantly flavoured fresh tomato, basil, spinach, mushroom and vegan mozzerlla at this tiny Kensington Market eatery. For total triumph, add cucumber and avocado. $15 at Hibiscus Café, 238 Augusta Avenue.
4. The Planta Burger.
Non-vegans won’t know the difference to their usual beef burger! This one holds perfectly together as you bite down into a savoury mix of queso, mushroom bacon, pickles, onion and garlic aioli. It comes with a side of paprika dusted crispy fries at a Yorkville price point. $19 at Planta, 1221 Bay Street.
3. Tempeh Reuben.
Marinated and grilled tempeh with avocado, pickles, sauerkraut, secret sauce in between fresh home-made bread. You’ll be wondering how this vegan creation tastes so good. $9 at Bloomers, 873 Bloor Street West.
2. No-Butter Tart.
Bite into the flakey exterior and golden gooey interior with or without guilt! This sweet treat is made with agave oil, palm oil, corn syrup and raisins. $3.50 at Bunner’s, 244 Augusta Ave.
1. Muay Thai Box.
20 ingredients blend together to offer your taste buds a unique flavor combination at each bite: Yam noodle, mint, basil, pea shoot, chili, peanuts, spinach, tofu, bean sprout, cucumber, beets, zucchini, kale, broccoli, cauliflower, carrot, napa cabbage, cabbage, cilantro and ginger-tamarind dressing. $8 at Veghed, 1199 Dundas Street West.
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