• Global News Feature Video

    East West Market's owner, David Lee Kwen, is looking forward to the end of the pandemic. Watch his Global News interview regarding the mask mandate changes. 

  • Vegan Caramel Ice Cream Recipe

    This creamy caramel ice cream will earn you extra brownie points with your plant-based friends. Not to mention the homemade salted caramel sauce, which is absolutely heavenly. 
  • Leftover Veggie Soup Recipe

    Use up your leftover vegetables with this hearty recipe. This yummy soup contains seven cups of vegetables, providing loads of nutrients, protein, and fibre. Not to mention it’s vegan-friendly and totally customizable! Throw in any extra vegetables you have laying around in your fridge. 
  • Homemade Vegetable Falafel & Naan Recipe

    Homemade vegetable falafels are an easy way to our heart. Try these nutrient-packed chickpea balls paired with homemade yogurt sauce, fresh naan bread, rice, shredded lettuce, and cucumber slices. Talk about yummy.
  • Vegan Valentine's Day Cookies Recipe

    Make your honey something sweet for Valentine's Day with these plant-based sugar cookies. 
  • Lunar New Year

    Happy New Years Eve! The Lunar New Year falls on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, starting the year of the Tiger. Also known as the Chinese New Year, this holiday is celebrated by nearly 2 billion people worldwide.
  • New Years Resolutions Check-In

    With January almost over, we’re about a month into our New Years Resolutions. Are you still going strong, or have you fallen slightly off the wagon? Here are some simple ways to incorporate healthy habits, without the overwhelming pressure that comes along with a new year. 
  • 2022 Plant-Based Trends

    As most of you know, plant-based options are held near and dear to our hearts at East West Markets. The demand for more vegan options is rapidly growing, and we’re keeping our ears and eyes open for new products. Here are some trends to expect this year.
  • Ways To Be More Environmentally Friendly

    Our reusable bag campaign skyrocketed with popularity back in 2019. But being environmentally conscious isn't just about saying no to plastic bags. It's about making daily choices that add up to determine the longevity of our planet. We can be conscious about reducing pollution, protecting wildlife, conserving natural resources, and taking action to help slow the rate of climate change. Here are some ways to be more environmentally friendly. 
  • Simple Vegan Swaps

    The team at East West works diligently to provide our customers with delicious, plant-based options. A lot of our products are pre-made and ready to eat. Here are some simple vegan swaps if you’re crafting up veggie meals in the kitchen. 
  • Vegan Cranberry Grilled Cheese Recipe

    Leftover cranberry sauce to eat up from Christmas dinner? Try this plant-based cranberry grilled cheese recipe using our vegan cheese slices from Parmela Creamery.
  • Holiday Hours

    Only a few more sleeps until the big day! Please note our holiday hours so that our staff can spend Christmas and New Years with their families.