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The Unlikely Vegan

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The Unlikely Vegan

Year: 2018
Genre: Food
Host: Jay Grant

Jay Grant is a guy’s guy: collegiate football player, big meat eater, mega beer drinker. But in his 30’s, his doctor told him to change his diet or die. Now he’s an unlikely vegan, and he’s out to prove that anyone can do it and love the results

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Episodes

Season 2

Episode 1

Jay prepares for a wine and cheese party by creating some delicious vegan appetizers using vegan cheeses from Nuts for Cheese!

Episode 2

Jay challenges Chef Harley of Shmokey’s BBQ to create a vegan “pulled pork” sandwich that all of his customers would love. 

Episode 3

Jay’s kids cook up a vegan birthday dinner full of things they’d all enjoy as a family! 

Episode 4

Jay takes his meat-eating friend Shawn to Veg-fest London and learns about the many uses of aquafaba.

Episode 5

Jay learns about what he’s been including in his diet that might be holding him back on his runs! 

Season 1

Episode 1

Jay heads out to treat himself to a cupcake at the Boombox Bakeshop, a local favourite with the vegan community. There he gets tips and tricks from Alex, owner and resident vegan baking wizard. 

Episode 2

Jay and his buddies love football, beer and wings. Jay heads out with a friend to a local pub to order vegan pizza, then heads back to satisfy his wing craving, vegan-style. 

Episode 3

Jay’s non-vegan friends don’t really understand his choice, so he sets up a game to show them what he can and can’t eat in the hopes that they’ll relax during future dinner parties.

Episode 4

Jay’s adorable Polish mother-in-law, Baba, is his toughest critic. She loves to push pierogis and butter on Jay and doesn’t know how he survives. Can he win her over with a tofu scramble? 

Episode 5

Jay takes the whole family to their favourite restaurants, Thuan Kieu Vietnamese. Jay gets into the kitchen to see how they cook, then creates his own fab "soup that’s a meal" - when he gets home. 

Episode 6

Nearly every day this busy family with three kids ends up cooking two meals: one non-vegan for Sylvia and the kids, and one vegan for Jay. Can Jay whip up a complete vegan meal they’ll all enjoy?

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