Food Trends: Vegetarianism

The Homestretch

When you think of vegetarian eating, what comes to mind? Tofu? Kale? Quinoa? Or just a lot of salad? Whether you love it or loathe it, the vegetarian lifestyle continues to gain popularity in Canada -- and not just with teenagers. In fact, our nation's new food guide encourages eating more plant-based proteins like beans, lentils and nuts. Our Homestretch Food Trends columnist, Elizabeth Chorney-Booth, says vegetarian fare is here to stay. Elizabeth is a Calgary-based food writer and our guide to foodie culture in Calgary.

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