Category Archives: Quebec produce

Vegan Poutine!

Clearly I am on some sort of a junk food kick these days.  Is it because its wet and cold and dark outside?  This is the time of year I actually look forward to a blanket of snow on the … Continue reading

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If its November, it must be Vegan MoFo!

Halloween is over, the little ghosts and goblins all sugar-comad out.  November is upon us without even Thanksgiving to look forward to here in Canada.  The leaves have fallen and so has our first snow.  Its too early to decorate … Continue reading

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Vive le Vegan!’s Sweet Curry Chickpea Casserole and more Cheeze Sauce

I can always count on Dreena Burton’s Vive le Vegan! when looking for something satisfying to whip up with ingredients I already have on hand.  In keeping with the fall flavours, I went for the Sweet Curry Chickpea Casserole:  A … Continue reading

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Farmers’ markets

When it comes to getting fresh, local produce for less, it helps to think outside the box:  Outside the big box grocery store that is.  Judging by the weekend crowds at markets such as Atwater and Jean-Talon in Montreal, this … Continue reading

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BBQ Pinto burgers and spinach salad

It was another BBQ Pinto Burger night around the Vittles household.  These are a recipe from Good Good Things that I’ve blogged about before here.  This time served with a side salad of organic spinach, organic cherry tomatoes from les … Continue reading

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Welcome to my new home!

What do you think?  New season.  New look!  Just trying to spruce things up a bit and give new life to Thoughtful Vittles, formerly found here. Speaking of new season, fall is officially upon us and it is my favorite … Continue reading

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Poutine and Tourtiere, or how to veganize traditional Québecois foods

Disclaimer: If you are looking for super-healthy, nutrient-dense, fat-free fare: overt your eyes! I have been dreaming up a truly tasty gourmet vegan version of poutine for weeks… ok, months, and I finally got my act together and made this … Continue reading

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