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Restaurants Offering Meatless Options

Fruits & Roots is a great place to find veg options any day of the week. Every Monday they offer a 10% discount on all plant-based menu items all day long. Any item with a “V” next to it will have the 10% discount applied to it. Open Mondays from 9:30am to 5:30pm; located in the Town Centre Mall. Check out their menu here.

Amazing Indian Food! Little Hut Curry is closed on Mondays, but that doesn’t stop them from offering plenty of veg options! Tuesdays thru Fridays Little Hut Curry regularly offers vegetarian and/or vegan options (except for special events). They are located at 4623 Marine Avenue and are open from 4:30 – 8 pm. You can find them on facebook, here.

Basecamp not only offers great coffee, but also a great selection of meatless offerings — their tofu scramble is legendary, but that’s just one of your choices – for more info check out their online menu. They are located on Marine Ave and open 7 days a week 7 am – 5 pm.

Have you tried the new Beyond Meat burger or the Beyond Sausage and Egger? Both are meatless options available at Powell River’s A&W! Stop by on a Meatless Monday and get $1 off the Beyond Meat burger. Located at 4696 Joyce Avenue; open 6 am – 11 pm every day.

There are plenty of meatless options available every day at Skeeter Jack’s! Veggie burgers (including the Beyond Meat Burger!), veg chili, spaghetti sauce, salads and a variety of appies too, this is a great place to go for a meatless meal. Located at 9398 Highway 101 they are open Tuesdays – Sundays 11:30 am – 8 pm. Check out their menu here.

Though not primarily plant-based, the veg options at this restaurant are among the favourites with locals. There are usually at least a couple of items that can be made vegan, and several vegetarian ones to choose from. Check out their menu here.

Royal Zayka offers a great Indian menu, with lots of vegetarian and vegan options. Located in Powell River’s Townsite, their lunch and dinner hours vary throughout the week — check out their opening times and their menu here.

Minato Sushi, located on Joyce Avenue, offers Japanese cuisine, and it’s easy to find lots of veg options here! Lunch and dinner hours vary throughout the week…for more info visit their facebook page here.

Lots of vegetarian options, and now carrying Beyond Meat products for vegan options too. Magpie’s Diner is located at 6762 Cranberry Street, they are open every day from 7 am – 3  pm. Check out their menu here.

Thaidal Zone is known for its delicious Thai Food, and you’ll find lots of veg options here (though if you want to avoid fish or oyster sauces be sure to specify that). Conveniently located close to the Powell River ferry terminal (4454 Willingdon Ave.) they are open daily from 11:30 am to 8:30 pm.

Another great place to find vegetarian and vegan options…lots of curry, noodle and salad choices – Vietnam Cuisine is a top pick for meatless meals in Powell River! Located at 7030 Alberni St (#4) they are open 11 am to 8 pm.

If Latin cuisine is your thing, you’ll want to pay a visit to Costa del Sol. The menu is mostly meat-focused, but there are a few veg options too. You can see the menu here. Located at 4578B Marine Avenue, they are open 7 days a week, 11:30 am to late.

River City Coffee not only offers a great cup of coffee, but they have lots of really tasty veg options for snacks or lunches too. Located at 108-4871 Joyce Avenue, they are open from 7 am to 5 pm daily.

Set on beautiful Powell Lake, this is traditional pub fare, but there are a few options for those who’d prefer something meatless. Open from 11 am daily you can check out the lunch and dinner menus here.

Newly renovated and opened in 2019, this pub offers lots of meatless options, including vegan pizza! Check out their menu here. Located at 5987 Lund Street they are open from 3 pm – 11 pm daily.

The Laughing Oyster is located on beautiful Okeover Inlet, and though most of the menu is meat-based, there are a few vegetarian and vegan options. Check out their menu here, and note varying hours in summer and winter.

Grocery Stores Offering Meatless Options

7 Sprouts Plant-Based Deli is completely vegan and offers all kinds of amazing deli items. Located inside Ecossentials Market they are not open Mondays; however, any orders of $20+ placed on Monday for later in the week through the Facebook Page or by text (604-578-1019) will receive a 10% discount. Please note there is a 2-4 day turnaround time for most items. Find out more about 7 Sprouts and what they have to offer here.

Ecossentials, located on the corner of Marine and Alberni, offers a variety of food and non-food items, and is very vegan-friendly! Home to 7 Sprouts Plant-Based Deli, and soon (summer 2019) to open Scoop, an ice cream store that will also have vegan options. This is the place to go if you want to reduce your packaging waste too. Need to stock up on nuts and beans? Ecossentials is offering 10% off legumes and nuts every Monday. Open every day except Sunday from 10 am – 5 pm. Find out more on their facebook page, here.

A good selection of produce at great prices is Townsite Fruit & Veg’s schtick! In addition, they carry a good variety of specialty vegan products – and they take requests! Be sure to check them out when stocking up for Meatless Monday (or meatless anyday)! Located in the Townsite Mall they are open 9 am – 7 pm everyday except Sunday, which is 10 am – 7 pm. Follow them on Facebook for specials and new arrivals, here.

Save On Foods has well-stocked produce and bulk departments (including organics) and a good selection of veg options with brands like Beyond Meat, Big Mountain Foods, Tofurky, Yves, Explore Cuisine, Lotus Foods, Amy’s, Gardein, Indian Life, Wholly Veggie!, Daiya and many more! Located in the Town Centre Mall at 7100 Alberni Street they are open 7 am – 9 pm 7 days a week.

Our local Safeway store is another good place to stock up on local produce and meatless options. A good selection of meat, cheese and dairy alternatives, they are also now proud to have Beyond Meat burgers for sale in-store!

Breadbox is a home-based plant-based bakery. They offer a variety of baked goodies from bread and buns to cakes and cookies and more. They can be found every weekend with freshly baked goodness at the Open Air Farmers Market in Padgett Valley. Orders can also be placed through their Facebook page and picked up during the week. ALL products are suitable for vegans.

Quality Foods is another major grocery store offering good produce and plant-based alternatives. Located at 4871 Joyce Avenue they are open from 8 am to 9 pm daily.

Other Businesses Offering Meatless Options or Plant-Based Support

If you are struggling to make healthy eating happen in your home, check out Garden Gate Health’s new local food service (vegetarian and vegan options available)! Owner Sarah Hooff is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist who offers many services to support healthy lifestyles too! For more info visit www.gardengatehealth.com

Emma Levez Larocque is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Certified Plant-Based Chef. Through Plant-Based R.H.N. she offers cooking/nutrition classes, workshops and consulting for individuals and businesses /organizations. It’s her passion to help people learn about the health, environmental and compassion advantages of plant-based living. Find out more at www.plantbasedrhn.com

Vegan since 2003, Karina Inkster, MA, PTS, is a health and fitness coach, author of two books, and host of the No-Bullsh!t Vegan podcast. Her award-winning online programs help vegans worldwide live their healthiest, most plant-strong lives.

Website: www.karinainkster.com

Emmanuelle Burelli is a Registered Health Coach with a degree in Dietetics and a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition. She offers individual and group coaching programs to help women change their habits so they can gain energy, make peace with food, deal with emotional eating, release the weight and learn to love their body while they become the healthiest, happiest version of themselves. Connect with Emmanuelle here.

We feel that a plant-based meal is an excellent way to start your week!

Heidi Jackson – Fruits & Roots Juice Bar

Meatless Monday is such a good way to promote the advantages of eating a whole foods, plant-based diet!

– Melissa Call, Ecossentials

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