These are the ultimate vegan treats to try in Toronto this holiday season

Dec 6 2019, 11:12 am

Perhaps you’re totally plant-powered and you’re seeking some indulgent treats to tuck into this season, or maybe you just love to try new takes on classic favourites.

Either way, there are a huge selection of holiday-themed vegan treats throughout the city right now that are sure to tantalize your tastebuds.

From pies and cakes to “cheeses” and holiday nog, these flavours will have even the biggest carnivore asking for more.

With all these delicious options, everyone will be begging to eat their veggies.

Bunner’s Bake Shop

 

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Bunner’s just dropped their holiday menu, and it’s huge. Cakes of sponge toffee and cranberry clementine. Tarts of salted chocolate and bourbon caramel. Cookies. Cupcakes. Muffins. Crumble. Also, vegan “chicken” pot-pie, and a personal “hungry bun” dinner — TV style — for if you’re the only veg-head at the holiday affair. Boom.

Address: Kensington – 244 Augusta Avenue
Address: Junction – 3054 Dundas Street West
Phone: 647-352-2975

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Virtuous Pie

 

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Virtuous Pie has introduced their seasonal special: The Holiday Pizza. Made with miso cashew gravy, cranberry and walnut stuffing, rosemary soy curls, herbed potato cream, cranberry sauce and fresh chives, this is Christmas dinner on a (savoury) pie. Wash down your ‘za with more seasonal cheer, delivered to your belly via gingerbread and apple ice cream.

Address: 611 College Street
Phone: 647-729-9943

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CULCHERD

 

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A savoury favourite, Culcherd is back with a non-dairy cheese holiday special. This year, the seasonal wheel has tasting notes of rosemary, thyme and onion, and it’s topped with pumpkin seeds and cranberries. Check out the spot’s website for information on retailers.

Phone: 416-837-3384

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Bloomer’s

 

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Gingerbread cake, candy cane, cranberry orange, and chocolate with holiday sprinkles are the daily rotating holiday flavours you’ll find at both Bloomer’s store locations this season. Go on in and get cozy while indulging in some sweet, carby goodness.

Address: 873 Bloor Street West
Phone: 416-551-0532

Address: 715 Queen Street West
Phone: 416-214-2832

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Rescue Dogs Vegan

 

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Rescue Dogs rocks hard, and their holiday menu that’s available for pre-order rocks equally hard. You can get stuffed “turkey” roast, lasagna, litres of aioli, lemon meringue and pecan pie… and so much more.

Phone: 289-389-0666

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Good Rebel

 

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Your one-stop-shop for vegan goodies, Good Rebel is the place to hit for your plant-based holiday groceries. Advent calendars, hot chocolate, candy canes, not-egg nog, and so many more options await you.

Address: 1591 Dundas Street West
Phone: 647-344-9411

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