Meet Christina and Rad, they are the brilliant minds behind new vegan catering company, Knifey Spooney. For anyone who is vegan or has ever dined with a vegan, they know how difficult it can be to have a solid dining experience in Kingston that does not involve a salad. Christina and Rad felt this frustration and decided to take matters into their own hands. Just recently in September of 2017, Knifey Spooney was born.
Thanks to Kingston’s beautiful community-over-competition mentality, business was booming from the very start. “We were encouraged to enter Vegfest and it really took off from there,” says Rad. Christina adds, “We were asked to do a wedding and a cooking demo before we even had a business. The vegetarian community basically gave us a business and we just had to show up. Every single step of this has been in the works forever and it was never the right time to do it and there just comes a time when all of your dreams and ideas come together and you just kind of have to take the leap.”
This post is for my green-juice-loving, vegan-leaning, salad-eating readers. There’s a new trendy, tasty juice/salad/smoothie/superfood spot in town. And it’s good. Real good.
SimplyWell is a locally-owned wellness shop downtown on Princess street near Ontario (right beside Peter’s Place). It’s beautifully decorated, the food is thoughtfully prepared and for the hardcore health crowd – they have a number of immunity-boosting, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant-filled vegan ingredients that they incorporate in all elements of their menu. Continue reading
When I get into a good workout routine, I automatically shift into health mode. “No, I don’t want that egg mcmuffin. I’d rather sip on a kale smoothie” I convince myself.
Well, recently one Sunday morning after spin class I have a hankering for some real nutrients and I am starving. I remember walking by a smoothie spot just a week before and I am curious. As I stroll up Princess street I spy the sign, “Fuel.” “Fitting name, that’s exactly what I need!” I think. I walk into the very sleek looking locally-owned juice/smoothie bar and I am greeted by a very friendly face. Continue reading