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About Jess @ MTL Veggie

Jess, the face behind The MTL Veggie is a vegetarian, athlete, marketer and Torontonian turned Montrealer. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, photography, running, yoga, skiing, and of course blogging. The MTL Veggie recaps her recipes, restaurant reviews, and what it's like to be a Leafs fan living in Montreal (hint: scary at times).

The Single Girls Guide to Enjoying Valentine’s Day Solo, part 1

I woke up yesterday morning slightly tired from Saturday’s skiing adventures and more than a little sick with a worsening chest cold.  With those two factors in mind I decided to do something I hadn’t done in far too long: … Continue reading

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The case of the chickpea addict

It’s no secret that hummus and I have a major love affair going on. My first introduction to this delightful dip/spread/main course was back in my early adolescence.  There was this international/fusion place near my parents’ house called The Rude … Continue reading

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A weekend of wine, girlfriends, and a really good vegetarian restaurant!

That statement pretty much sums it up.  This past weekend was crazy, delicious, and hilarious.  I don’t think I’ve had this little sleep since my university days.  But in the end, it was totally worth it. It all began last … Continue reading

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Chef’s Block

Chef’s Block No, not a cutting board; I know you’ve all probably heard the term “writer’s block” before, but this week following my binge on Mexican food I experienced a total Chef’s Block.   I just could not for the life … Continue reading

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Hola!

A few weeks ago, I was out for dinner at this awesome Mexican restaurant, Casa de Mateo, with two friends visiting from out of town. One was a vegetarian, the other a flexitarian.  All three of us decided that Mexican … Continue reading

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New PHAC Regulations Hurting or Helping Canadians?

When I got to work this morning, I took a few minutes to peruse the headlines when this article caught my eye: http://www.cbc.ca/health/story/2010/12/31/exercise-fitness-guidelines-canada-weighs-in.html It appears that in order to address the issue of ever increasing obesity rates in the Canadian … Continue reading

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New Year, New Goals

It’s Sunday, January 2, 2011.  As I sit here at Starbucks, aka my second home, sipping on my latte, I feel incredibly happy and lucky to be where I’m at with my life.  I’m 25 and living in the amazing … Continue reading

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Better Than Sex Pasta

Yes, you read that correctly. Hello again! I’m sorry it’s been a while since my last post (again).   I’ve been having too much fun lately which has cut into my blogging time. But, I promise you it has been put … Continue reading

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Cookie Dough makes it all worth while

Today has been quite the day, let me tell you. Apparently today was not the day where things were supposed to go my way.  At least not easily. It all began this morning at 6:50am when I was attempting to … Continue reading

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Classics with a Twist

Hey! How was everyone’s weekend? Mine was the perfect balance of action and rest. Saturday, Karo and her sister came over for appetizers and dinner before heading out to what would be a very pretentious club. More on that in … Continue reading

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