Family-Friendly Monthly Vegan Brunch

This is reservation-only event and guests must pay in advance. Use payment button on http://may10brunch.brownpapertickets.com to RSVP. The sooner you buy a ticket, the less you pay. 

Enjoy a-whole-new-level vegan brunch items crafted by Chef Mya Zeronis of Lean Chef en Route/ Zest Wishes, using non-GMO, local and organic ingredients and NO refined sugar, factory-produced, processed, overly-packaged, textured faux meats or vegetable protein isolates (eg. TVP, seitan) and faux cheeses (unless she makes them). Chef Mya has a background in globally-inspired contemporary American cuisine, and was recently praised by Pittsburgh Magazine and Muddy Melissa blog. Her vegan-friendly Around The World Pop-Up Dinner Series scored a chef profile in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and write-up by Pop City Media

Menu (old favorites & new items):

1) Sprouted organic tofu-cauliflower scrambled “eggs,” nutritional yeast, chick peas, homemade almond milk

2) Whole wheat macaroni with homemade, unprocessed “cheddar” and cashew “ricotta.” Topped with Wild Purveyors shitake mushroom “bacon” bits [Healthier and vegan version of grand-prize winning recipe published in Taste of Home Magazine]

3) Clarion River Organics purple potatoes roasted with garlic, extra virgin olive oil, organic lemon juice, organic lemon zest, oregano and thyme

4) Blueberry-banana pancakes with chia seeds, flaxseed meal, Clarion River Organics spelt flour, organic virgin coconut butter, Grandma Z’s Maple Haus dark amber maple syrup

5) Asian- inspired chili with Clarion River Organics black beans, coconut jasmine rice, Non-GMO Project verified tamari sauce, organic chilies and homemade Sriracha (NO sugar, corn syrup, guar gum, xanthan gum & preservatives found in Chinese staple condiment) [Updated version of another contest-winning recipe]

6) Homemade sprouted organic tofu sausages, wrapped in organic kale leaves and grilled

7) Organic baby kale salad, maple- organic raw apple cider vinaigrette, red onion, toasted organic rolled oats, homemade cashew “ricotta”

8) Avocado "eggs" with nutritional yeast-coconut butter "hollandaise"

9) Raw cashew coconut "cheesecake" with gluten-free pecan-date crust, real vanilla, strawberry-maple compote

10) Clarion River Organics cornmeal-coconut grits, toasted coconut flakes

11) Self-serve brewed organic, fair trade coffee and tea with homemade almond milk and maple syrup

12) Juice counter for make-your-own raw fresh juice blends like orange-carrot-pineapple and apple-cucumber-kiwi

Up to two children age 7 or younger, accompanied by paying adult, eat free. For each additional child or those 8-14, there is a $10 suggested donation to No Kid Hungry.

See you there!

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  • Mya Z.

    Just got another write-up! Check out write-up on this brunch series and upcoming projects! http://www.wonderaddo.com/index.php/family-friendly-vegan-brunch/

    June 11, 2014

  • Elisa B.

    Wonderful food and great people! I appreciate Mya Zeronis, Zest Wishes and the vendors and process at Schwartz Living Market!

    1 · May 11, 2014

  • Ashley

    The food was inventive and full of flavor. Comments by others at the table made it clear that everyone was delighted.

    1 · May 10, 2014

  • Vino

    though I am sorry I won't be able to attend this weekend

    1 · May 8, 2014

  • Vino

    I am stunned at the choice. I am new here and just settling in , this is a big surprise amongst the things Pittsburgh has to offer! I hope to contribute my recipes too. Wait till you hear my 3yr old say Mama Mia~

    1 · May 8, 2014

  • Stan B.

    The menu sounds great; enough variety for everyone, but I like it all.

    2 · May 6, 2014

  • Elisa B.

    I am excited to eat so much delicious, nutritious, lovingly prepared amazing vegan food!

    1 · May 5, 2014

  • Penny F.

    Mya, I'd love to bring my 5 year old boy. I'd like to find some things he'd like to eat that are vegan. So looking forward to it.

    3 · April 29, 2014

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