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    Re: Occasional slips and ongoing food cravings

    Thanks for the support everyone. I know that there is tons of support on this forum that outweighs the negativity, and that vegans are just a microcosm of society and thus there will be extremists...
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    Re: Occasional slips and ongoing food cravings

    Totally agree. But I will say this and then probably leave the board forever since I am sure I will be unwelcome. I have been a vegan for years and a vegetarian for many, many years before that. ...
  3. Re: Canadians: do you spell things the American or British way?

    Well my mum and late grandmother became Canadian after being here for a long time, but I"m the only one to be born and raised here.
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    Yep, it's the best. Whenever I go to Europe you just wave your passport-no lines. I'm the only Canadian in my family. The rest are British and German (Grandparents and up are mostly German, few...
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    :D :D

    I swear one day I'll just get on a plane and move there (I actually almost did once-I was in London and almost didn't leave!!), that way I guess everyone will have an accent :)

    My...
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    :)
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    You say bin or been? I've never even heard of 'bin' pronouncing before!!
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    We pronounce it as British too! I loooooove British accents though, gotta marry a Brit so I can listen to the accent all day long :p
  9. Re: Canadians: do you spell things the American or British way?

    After reading through this thread again, I don't even know what's American and Canadian half the time, except of course for the obvious cultural ones like toque and zed :) .

    Although, I've heard...
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    Re: Occasional slips and ongoing food cravings

    Freckles-I've read through lots of the forums and I have found on occasion, some more 'militant' comments being made that I don't agree with personally and I find a little close-minded, and yes it...
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    Re: One Food for the Rest of Your Life

    actually wait... I've heard there's chocolate covered marzipan in Europe that's vegan (that I can't find here). When I was growing up I ate marzipan like crazy.
    So I say chocolate covered...
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    Re: One Food for the Rest of Your Life

    OK, so I would clearly be dead first since you all are so healthy, but I"m going to say chocolate. At least I would go out happy!
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    Re: Likes/dislikes about your province

    I know. When it rained for that 40 days straight a few months ago, it was horrible, I'm not used to that either because at least in Ontario it may be cold but the sky is blue. When we had that...
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    Re: Likes/dislikes about your province

    btw: all the likes I agree with. B.C. is incredibly beautiful, cleaner air, much much more laid back and vegan friendly than other places. It is my favourite part of the country by far.
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    Re: Likes/dislikes about your province

    I'm in Victoria, and same thing with the needles and homeless and drug problem. I moved here from Toronto and I cannot believe how bad the homeless and drug problem is here. I see more needles...
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    Re: Converting old recipes to vegan friendly ones

    Sure cedarblue-couldn't do it today though. I'll try it soon and let you know how it is.
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    Re: Converting old recipes to vegan friendly ones

    Thanks so much Jane. I think I'll try 1 or 2 of them tomorrow since I have most of the ingredients already.
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    Re: Converting old recipes to vegan friendly ones

    That's what I'm worried about :( . I may not be able to use those recipes then because obviously real milk is NOT an option.
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    Re: Converting old recipes to vegan friendly ones

    One example would be whipped toppings that call for whipping cream (and whatever flavour I chose to make of it). I have no idea what I could substitute for the cream that would be of the same...
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    Converting old recipes to vegan friendly ones

    I am seriously contemplating starting a vegan catering company-specifically desserts. It's probably in my blood since my grandparents/great-grandparents etc. all did this, but I am having a problem...
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    I can guess what that means but huh?
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    skilful is 1 l? I thought it was skillful; and the ze, se, I'm definitely American on. OK, I got manoeuvre wrong on that english test too!!! banque? OK, that's it, I'm not reading anymore right...
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    OMG, I spelled it wrong :o , I am sooooooo bad!!!!

    OK, I'm going to check out that link now!
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    This thread is so funny!! I tend to spell things the Canadian way (colour, favour, cheque of course), but some things I am super Americanized. I took a test last week and you had to say what words...
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    Re: Vegetable Soup with flavour

    Thanks Karma (and everyone else!), that sounds great.
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    Re: Vegan Business Ideas

    Hey Robert, thanks so much for the ideas and offer, you are awesome!:D
    I'm sure I could use your help along the way and I'll let you know. I had actually thought about a book since people always...
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    Vegan Business Ideas

    I recently quit my job trading (total capitalist, market driven, male dominated job-nothing against men, just the worst of men ;) ) so I could stop getting to work at 6am and actually do something I...
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    Exactly what I was thinking.
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    Re: The most vegan-friendly country

    From everywhere I've travelled (which is limited to North America and Europe), I would say England, that's where I found the most vegan options. Definitely not Canada, although BC is the most vegan...
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    Re: Vegan restaurant in Victoria BC

    I love their pineapple chicken balls-so yummy
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    Re: Food you eat really often?

    Apples
    tea
    apples
    peanuts
    apples
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    Re: meat replacers

    I use ground soy products (Yves in Canada, I'm pretty sure it's in the US). I cook it with lots of veggies and pasta sauce and either eat it plain or with pasta. I've also used it to make tacos and...
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    Re: Vegetable Soup with flavour

    All these ideas sound great, thanks - and I love mustard, I never thought of using that for flavour.
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    Re: Vegetable Soup with flavour

    Thanks for the ideas! I dont think the marigold is available in Canada, I haven't seen it and I checked online and it was all in UK prices. I will definitely try the other recipes - 6 hrs simmering...
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    Re: Anyone from Vancouver Island?

    Hey,
    We should definitely all get together and have a potluck :) . Wow, Hawaii, that must be nice, especially from Ontario (they're in the -20's right now!!).

    And the bunnies are everywhere - I...
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    Vegetable Soup with flavour

    Hi all,
    I was wondering if anyone had a simple recipe for a good vegetable soup and how to make (cooking time, spices to make it taste good, oil, etc.). I tried to make some soup from scratch years...
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    Re: Vegan breakfast protein

    Thanks for all the ideas everyone, I'm thrilled to have all these breakfast options. :)

    Wildflower, I tried the oats with banana and soy milk and it was really good (I'm going to go get some...
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    Re: Anyone from Vancouver Island?

    See, the avatar is a UVic bunny!!
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    Re: Anyone from Vancouver Island?

    Hey, I'm in Victoria (moved out here last April from the East).

    I don't know any other vegans either, not even back East! But people are definitely nicer here about it than in Ontario- there I...
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    Re: Vegan breakfast protein

    I've read in several places that the best protein is at least double the count of the carbohydrates, which is why the breakfast foods (patties/links) or tofu is what I have been eating. I need about...
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