Vegan Food

Into healthful, vegetarian/vegan dishes with a twist? Vancouver Foodster has a Plant Based Bowl Challenge currently on through March 18

Restaurants from around the city were invited to either create a new dish or to enter an existing creation into this challenge celebrating plant-based cuisine.

Here are the four unique creations:

ROLLING CASHEW | Thai Cashew Vegan Wings, I can’t bowlieve it’s not chicken!
Price: $8
Description: Cauliflower wings, with base of flavoured rice, Thai cashew sauce, topped with sesame seeds, seaweed and chipotle cashew sauce. Also gluten-free.
Offered: During opening hours
Rolling Cashew Food Truck (locations TBA)
Twitter: @rollingcashew
Instagram: @rollingcashew

TAO ORGANICS AND CAFE | Falafel Mango Salsa VegetaBowl
Price: $14
Description: Falafel Mango Salsa on Sprouted Quinoa topped with Macadamia Dill Cheese
Offered: During opening hours
210-150 Esplanade West, North Vancouver
Twitter: @TAOorganics
Instagram: @taoorganics

Price: $11.50
Description: Thai Lemongrass Curry with brown rice, served with sauerkraut red cabbage, roasted sesame seeds
Offered: Lunch and dinner
3665 Kingsway Street #180, Vancouver
Instagram: @lotusseedvegetarian

ETERNAL ABUNDANCE | Vibrant Sunshine Bowl
Price: $14
Description: Grilled spicy Tempea tempeh strips adorn this salad, tossed in a creamy avocado lime dressing, topped with fresh veggies, blue corn chips, cilantro and sprouts over warm grain. All-organic, vegan and gluten-free.
Offered: During opening hours
1025 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Twitter: @EternalAbundanc
Instagram: @eternalabundance

For the public challenge, order any or all of the plant-based bowl creations listed above, then decide who you think has the best salad creation for the People’s Choice award. 

Share your experiences on social media with hashtag #PlantBasedChallengeYVR and @vanfoodster (please include the hashtag in all your tweets during the challenge).

Keep in mind originality, creativity, uniqueness, traditional/non-traditional, price, value and most importantly, taste. Share the fun with friends, try some of these unique creations and don’t forget to vote for your faves!

Photo by Jules Erpunkt on Flickr.

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