Sunday, September 24, 2017

DINNER AT MEXICO LINDO

Our next dinner will be a vegetarian/vegan buffet, 6 PM on Wed. September 27th at Mexico Lindo (3635 Dutch Village Road).

This is a unique buffet of authentic Mexican cuisine and is created for us, thus the need for the reservations. It is fabulous and much less expensive than a trip to Mexico.

Members and non-members are welcome but reservations are required at halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com

BUFFET MENU:  $22.00 + Tax per person

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

POBLANO CREAM SOUP
Creamy soup made with poblano peppers and corn nibbles.

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

TAMALES
Spinach and cheese

________VEGAN features of the buffet_____________

CHIPS AND SALSA

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

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

MEXICAN RICE
Rice fried in salsa and diced vegetables

BLACK BEANS
Refried Black beans with a hint of chipotle

LENTEJAS CON CHORIZO
Lentils cooked with chorizo seasoned soy.

ROASTED POTATOES
Potatoes roasted with lime and oregano

TAMALES
Spinach and vegetables

TAQUITOS DORADOS
Fried rolled corn tortillas filled with potato and herbs.

CALABACITAS GUIZADAS
Zucchini stew

AGUA FRESCA (House Drink)—

DESSERT
VEGAN FLAN

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)

Dessert
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 halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com

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 halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com

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 halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com 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



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

POBLANO CREAM SOUP
Creamy soup made with poblano peppers and corn nibbles.

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



TAMALES

Spinach and cheese





________VEGAN features of the buffet_____________


CHIPS AND SALSA



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

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

MEXICAN RICE
Rice fried in salsa and diced vegetables

BLACK BEANS
Refried Black beans with a hint of chipotle



LENTEJAS CON CHORIZO

Lentils cooked with chorizo seasoned soy.



 ROASTED POTATOES

Potatoes roasted with lime and oregano

TAMALES
Spinach and vegetables



TAQUITOS DORADOS

Fried rolled corn tortillas filled with potato and herbs.



CALABACITAS GUIZADAS

Zucchini stew



AGUA FRESCA (House Drink)—



DESSERT

VEGAN FLAN

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 halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com
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 halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com and note if you are vegan.

Friday, January 13, 2017

BREAKFAST AT THE WILD LEEK

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 halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com

http://wildleek.ca/food-menu/
Weather can always be an issue, but many nice days in January and we will hope that the 13th is one of them.