health.feature: Prairie Girl Bakery + Veggielicious

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I’m always on the look out for great new bakeries within the Toronto area (last week showcased TORI’S BAKESHOP)! This week, I’ve found a great new bakery that’s put a very interesting twist on the delicious cupcake. Introducing PRAIRIE GIRL BAKERY – the old-fashioned delicious cupcake that just happens to be vegan.

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healthy.toronto: Gluten Free Garage Review

Gluten Free Garage

As a gluten-free eater (80% of the time – I do cheat), I was immediately intrigued by Toronto’s Gluten Free Garage event. If you’re gluten free, you know that there isn’t as many places that cater to gluten free needs as there should be. Having a one stop shop for all things gluten-free was something I couldn’t pass up!

Luckily, the Gluten Free Garage invited me down to check out their Fall edition of their marketplace. How was it? In a word – perfection!

Come read some of the brands I got to interact (and eat) with at the event!

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chic.toronto.fave: Fuel +

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This week’s chic.toronto.fave is coming a day early!

A few days ago, I was lucky enough to be invited to try out a new shop nestled in the Church and Wellesley area. For my gluten-free heart, this was such a treat!

Introducing Fuel +, you new one-stop shop for all things healthy, nutritious, and sometimes, even gluten-free – and this week’s chic.toronto.fave!

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healthy.toronto: Gluten Free Garage Fall Edition

Gluten Free Garage

Guess what’s back by popular demand for us gluten-free lovers! Yes, the GLUTEN-FREE GARAGE, which I initially wrote about this past Spring, is coming back for a special Fall edition!

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toronto.event: CaftCad Fall Movie Wardrobe Sale

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Earlier this year, I posted about the Spring CAFTCAD Movie Wardrobe Sale. As per the feedback I received, it looked like it was an amazing and incredibly popular event.

Now, just in time for Halloween, the Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume Arts & Design present the Fall CAFTCAD Movie Wardrobe sale!

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toronto.event: Les Miserables Review

Les Mis Stage

Confession time: I’m an avid musical theatre-goer. If it comes to Toronto with Mirvish, there’s a 80% chance that I’m going to shell out money to see it. I’ve always loved musical theatre – ever since my first introduction to the timeless PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, I’ve been hooked.

I’ve been to four plays already this year – the latest one? LES MISERABLES, currently on stage at The Princess of Wales theatre in Toronto.

Whether your an experience theatre-goer like myself, new to musical theatre, or just a fan of the recent LES MISERABLES film adaptation, LES MISERABLES is a play you have to see. No ifs, ands, or buts – it’s singlehandedly one of the best theatre productions I’ve ever seen in my life. Period.

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healthy.event: O Course Turns PINK for Breast Cancer

Rethink Breast Cancer Event

There is no better way to spend this weekend then helping out a marvellous cause! On September 21st, Toronto’s O Course turns PINK in honour of the second annual Rethink Breast Cancer Pink O Course.

Strap on your sneakers and be prepared to get a lil’dirty!

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healthy.event: Toronto Vegetarian Festival Recap

Veg Food Fest

This past weekend, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to check out the Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival. If you remember from my original event post, this was the 29th year of the festival that takes over the Harbourfront Centre. The three day festival offered over 100 different vegan / vegetarian vendors – everything from vegan bakeries, cooking demonstrations, speaking panels, and how-to’s. What better way to spend a weekend?

Come check out my recap of the event below!

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style.picks: LazyPants F/W 2013 Preview

lazypants F:W 2013

Who says sweatpants have to be boring, neutral, and just for exercising? LazyPants offer you the ability to relax and ‘veg out’ in style, all while providing the comfort and wearability of regular sweatpants.

chic.toronto is lucky enough to get a peek at the LazyPants F / W 2013 collection; keep reading!

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