Carrot Beat Blog

Friday August 11, 2017

College Survival Kit

A student survival kit of sorts.

Wednesday July 26, 2017

The Dangers Of Sport Drinks

While it’s certainly important to rehydrate, sadly there are many negative health implications and myths associated with popular sports drinks.

Thursday July 6, 2017

Summer salad pro tips!

Summer is here and we're all pretty excited about it! 

I can't wait to get the beach, ride my bike, relax on a patio, and make salads.
Wait... Salads? That's right. Salads.  

We're so lucky to live in Ontario at this time of year, when we get hit...

Tuesday June 27, 2017

The Big Carrot gets Ocean Wise

The Big Carrot makes a splash by joining the Ocean Wise seafood program! 

Beginning Wednesday June 28, 2017, The Big Carrot now carries only Ocean Wise recommended fresh and frozen fish and seafood, so every purchase at The Big Carrot is an...

SeaChoice is proud to announce that after years of working directly with the Big Carrot the Toronto retailer has reached a level of sustainability in store that is nearly unparalleled in Canada. The Big Carrot currently sells no “Avoid”, red-ranked...

Endocrine disrupting chemicals affect our endocrine system, which is controlled by hormones responsible for every gland in our body – from the thyroid, to sex organs, to parts of our brain.

According to a report by Harvard School of Public Health, two out of three adults and one out of three children in the United States are overweight or obese. This is in spite of the fact that Americans spend upwards of $60 billion a year on weight...

Coconut oil, perhaps the trendiest of superfoods is giving saturated fat a good name. 

More easily digested than most fats, coconut oil has become popular for a wide range of benefits and applications.  Whether you’re cooking, cleaning,...

Friday May 19, 2017

An update on Bill C-291

On Wednesday, in Ottawa, Members of Parliament voted down Private Member’s Bill C-291 for mandatory labelling of genetically modified foods. As a community, Big Carrot staff and shoppers actively supported this bill and its commitment to transparency...

Over the years, you have probably been told to “eat your greens.” While it is definitely a cornerstone of good health, ancestral super greens like Spirulina and Chlorella take your health to the next level.

Makes 8 servings

Can Be Halved


Tuesday August 8, 2017

Original San Antonio Chili

If you are looking for the ground beef chili your mother made for...

Vegan friendly, gluten-free friendly. Makes 6 servings.

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Our hours of operation Juice Bar Summer Hours
Monday-Friday 9:00-9:00
Saturday 9:00-8:00
Sunday 10:00-6:00
Monday-Friday 8:30-8:00
Saturday 9:00-7:00
Sunday 10:00-6:00

Store Hour During Taste of The Danforth

Friday and Saturday 9:00 - 5:00

Sunday 10:00 - 5:00

Give us a call 416-466-2129

The Big Carrot is located in the Carrot Common, 348 Danforth Ave. 3 Blocks east of Broadview Ave. or 1 block west of the Chester subway.

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Metered Parking is available on Danforth Ave. and in the Carrot Common parking lot.