By Urvi Shah
One word resonates in my mind when I think of desserts – yummy. Vegetarians and carnivores are never out of dessert options however if you’re stumped with finding vegan and gluten-free choices, here are a few precious dessert hangouts worth visiting in Montreal:
Has two restaurants located in the city and caters a selection of vegan, gluten-free, and organic desserts that include: cakes, the Christmas log, pies, bites, chocolate, cookies and scones. Other popular desserts include macaroons, tarts, and halvahs. Keep in mind that these desserts are made without the use of eggs, milk, butter, and flour.
If you are interested in making healthy vegan and gluten-free desserts, try the ‘Guilt-Free Desserts’ workshop offered at Cruddescence. With so many healthy food choices, it’s no surprise that Crudesscene is a popular hangout.
Raw Vitality specializes in fresh and organic vegan ice creams made with base ingredients such as organic coconut and agave syrup. Some unique flavors include: Vanilla Chia, Double Chocolate, Goji berries & Flax seed, and Walnut & Organic Thompson Raisins.
Raw Vitality also makes a variety of fresh, raw desserts. For example, rawcaroons (raw macaroons) and cookies made from raw organic cashew, coconut flakes, flax seed, and sprouted buck wheet. This place is sure to leave your taste buds in complete intrigue, having you go back for more …
Ever tried edible floral desserts? The concept seems unusual but if you up for something unique, visit this café. Whether you’re looking for floral base ingredients or ones to top up your desserts, Fuscia Epicerie is one place where you can find unique dessert goods.
Some regular ingredients you can use on cakes, muffins, or cookies include their jasmin whipped cream, violet cream, and natural flower extract. If you’re looking to give your desserts a twist, this is one place worth checking out. Also, grab a coffee or a vegan brunch here if you have time on hand!
Aux Vivres is the city’s first vegan restaurant and remains popular amongst its fans. It’s a place where you can enjoy a selection of vegan dishes and an array of desserts. Whether you prefer to dine in or take out, Aux Vivres has superb homemade desserts such as brownies, cakes, cookies, and truffles, energy balls, and more to keep you coming back.
Another enticing reason to try Aux Vivres desserts is their home delivery service, offered through A La Carte Express. With colder months creeping in, there’s nothing simpler than ordering in your meal. Just be sure to spoil yourself of loved ones with a dessert or two!
This is another diverse vegan restaurant from where you can dine or grab a delicious dessert to go. Because of limited seating space, it’s a perfect spot from where you can pick a vegan, gluten-free, or organic meal and irrestible dessert to go.
All desserts are freshly-made and popular choices include cheesecakes, cakes, cookies, and halva. The cafe is open seven days a week abs caters for special orders and custom-made foods, that includes desserts to suit your needs.