Esther: Wonder Pig in the City! Plus, Cookbook Meets Comic Book in <em>The Vegan Zombie: Cook & Survive</em>

Esther: Wonder Pig in the City! Plus, Cookbook Meets Comic Book in The Vegan Zombie: Cook & Survive

When Derek Walter and Steve Jenkins welcomed Esther the “micropig” into their home, they had no idea she would grow to 400 pounds — and change the direction of their lives! Through her Facebook page, Esther has touched the hearts (and changed the diets) of people worldwide. Then, we catch up with Chris and Jon, the team behind YouTube hit cooking show The Vegan Zombie. They just released the cookbook their fans have been asking for — and threw in a comic book adventure to boot! Continue reading

Happy Herbivore Lindsay Nixon, The Eyes of Thailand update, and Niagara’s first VegFest!

Happy Herbivore Lindsay Nixon, The Eyes of Thailand update, and Niagara’s first VegFest!

This week’s first guest is Lindsay Nixon, the Happy Herbivore.  Lindsay has amassed a loyal following with her blog and two cookbooks full of low-fat vegan recipes. Her second book, Everyday Happy Herbivore, took a back-to-basics approach necessitated by her move from New York City to a small Caribbean island. Her upcoming book, The Happy … Continue reading

APieCalypse Now!

Vegan baker extraordinaire and self proclaimed dessert-enthusiast, Jenny Bundock, joins us to talk about her small vegan bakery that’s making a big impact on the Distillery District and U of T’s Farmer’s Market. APieCalypse Now! serves up delectable treats that are unabashedly Vegan, organic, and fair-trade because, as the APieCalypse Now! Facebook page says, “people are animals too, and vegan … Continue reading