Thursday, August 24, 2017

Dinner at The Wooden Monkey

The Wooden Monkey Dartmouth will be hosting a dinner on Sunday August 27th at 6 pm.

1st Course
Raw Taco - nappa wrapped spicy sundried tomato walnut mushroom ‘meat’, fresh salsa, pine nut ‘sour cream’, guacamole

2nd Course
Roasted Chickpea Salad
chickpeas, organic brown rice, peppers, almonds, raisins, seeds, daikon, dulse, green onions, tahini umeboshi dressing, organic blue corn chips

3rd Course
1⁄2 Lentil Burger
lentils, carrots, miso, garlic, onions, daikon, oats, served on a 5-organic grain pita with lettuce, tomato & a maple mustard dressing, served with roasties (oven baked version of fries)

Chocolate Tofu Pie Bites
Our signature dish! Non-dairy chocolate & silken tofu create a wonderful densely smooth cheesecake ‘style’ dessert with an almond walnut crust, served family style

Financial Agreement
4 course meal = $20.24 per person + $3.04 HST + 3.72 Gratuity (16%) = $27
Beverages extra, although coffee/tea provided.

Our speaker will be urban planner Tristan Cleveland, as we view the skyline of Halifax across the harbour.

Everyone welcome.  Reserve at

Friday, June 02, 2017

Dinner at Lui's Formosa

I am pleased to announce that we will be hosting a dinner at Lui's Formosa Gift and Tea House at 6 pm. on Saturday, June 3rd. Located at 278 Wyse Road (corner of Albro Lake Road) in Dartmouth, this is one of the few completely vegetarian cafes/restaurants in the HRM.

The dinner (which is vegan friendly) is Formosan Chinese and includes a sampling of their many menu options and some not on their regular menu. Based on previous visits, you should arrive hungry to this very unique eatery.

Cost is $16 each, plus tax and gratuity. Everyone welcome, but space is limited to 20 places, so please reserve at

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Mexico Lindo buffet

The Halifax Association of Vegetarians are hosting a vegetarian/vegan buffet, 6 PM on Tuesday, April 25th at Mexico Lindo (3635 Dutch Village Road). We return to Mexico Lindo each year because this unique buffet of authentic Mexican cuisine is fabulous and much less expensive than a trip to Mexico.

This is one of our most popular dinners with limited seating, everyone welcome but reserve at if planning to attend. The buffet break-down is included below.
Hope to see you there.
Richard, Secretary

BUFFET MENU:  $22.00 + Tax per person

In a bed of greens sliced mango, avocado, tomato, carrots and pumpkin seeds.

Creamy soup made with poblano peppers and corn nibbles.

Tortilla chips cooked in tomatillo salsa, topped with melted cheese, cilantro, onion and sour cream.


Spinach and cheese

________VEGAN features of the buffet_____________


In a bed of greens slice mango, avocado, tomato, carrots and pumpkin seeds.

Cooked soy protein mix with tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeno peppers and a zest of lime juice

Rice fried in salsa and diced vegetables

Refried Black beans with a hint of chipotle


Lentils cooked with chorizo seasoned soy.


Potatoes roasted with lime and oregano

Spinach and vegetables


Fried rolled corn tortillas filled with potato and herbs.


Zucchini stew

AGUA FRESCA (House Drink)—



Saturday, March 18, 2017

Dinner at Just Spring Roll

Just Spring Roll, first level of Park Lane on Spring Garden Road, will host a dinner on Sunday, March 26, at 5:30 pm. The menu will include Mango Juice, Vietnamese Tofu salad , Spring Rolls, Tofu with lemon-grass & ginger, Tofu curry, Stir-fried vegetables, House Fried rice, Steam rice, Pad Thai, Jasmin tea / Coffee. With the exception of one item, this dinner is completely vegan.

Cost will be $15 - no tax/gratuity. Payment at dinner must be CASH or CHEQUE to HAV.  Everyone welcome, but we will only accept 20 reservations for this dinner due to limited seating. Reserve at
A favourite dinner for many of us, so reserve early.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Pizza at Salvatores

Our first dinner of 2017 will be held on Monday, February 27th, 6 - 8 pm.

Hosted by Salvatore's Pizza (5541 Young Street in Hydrostone), it is a members only dinner, but no need to miss it, as you can renew or obtain a membership at the dinner.

No speaker for this dinner, as we will have a short Annual General Meeting, to review the past year and discuss our plans for 2017.

All 10 of Salvatore's vegetarian/vegan pizzas will be available for sampling and will include salad. Chris, the owner, has agreed to add our choice of the best vegan pizza to his menu, and note that it is the choice of the Halifax Association of Vegetarians.

Our cost is $16 each, plus beverages, tax and gratuity (half price for children). Reserve now at and note if you are vegan.

Friday, January 13, 2017


Our first event of 2017 is a vegan breakfast at The Wild Leek, 2156 Windsor St. Halifax,  on Friday, January 13th at 9 am. (Kirsten is opening one hour early for us).

The following link to the breakfast menu will allow you to order with your reservation to
Weather can always be an issue, but many nice days in January and we will hope that the 13th is one of them.

Thursday, November 24, 2016


Our next dinner is scheduled for Sunday, Nov 27, 7 - 9 pm.
We are returning to highly rated Dhaba - located at 8 Oland Crescent, Bayer's Lake, Halifax.
The dinner at Dhaba last year, was our most popular to date.

It is a dinner buffet with a special price  ($19.99 per person + tax + 10% gratuity) = $25 per person (additional drinks extra). No charge for children.

Everyone welcome.  Reservations at

Green salad - Vegan
Rice - Vegan
Naan (Paratha for Vegans)

Channa Masala (chickpea curry) - Vegan
Daal Palak - Vegan
Veg Korma with tofu instead of paneer-Vegan
Aloo  Mattar (Potato and peas) - Vegan

dessert - Fruit salad (Vegan) and Kheer (rice pudding for Vegetarians)