First Look: DC VegFest 2019’s TryVeg Tasting Booth

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TryVeg followers will recognize COK Vegan Food & Lifestyle Coach Jessica Carter–but have you ever seen her in action? Those in the Washington, DC area will have the opportunity to this weekend at the DC VegFest on Sunday, August 11th. In its first year, the TryVeg Tasting Booth will be located on Nationals Park’s Terrace level. You’ll be able to … Read More

An Interview with Mark Perlmutter of VegReady

TryVeg had the opportunity to chat with Mark Perlmutter, the passionate vegan behind VegReady, a healthy and convenient vegan meal service. From his home in Peru where the meals are produced, Mark explained his motivation for starting the company: “VegReady strives to make ridiculously convenient plant-based meals, so that millions of non-vegans can begin replacing two fast food meals each … Read More

This Father’s Day Fight Heart Disease With Plants

Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer of men in the United States? As early as age 45, men run a huge risk of sudden death due to heart disease. Luckily, there are steps dads –and everyone–can take to prevent or mitigate dangerous heart complications. According to various studies and research by the Physicians Committee for Responsible … Read More

6 Meatless But Meaty Vegan Recipes

Even after we go vegan, it’s totally natural to crave the foods we grew up on, even if they involve animal products. After all, a lot of us were omnivores for decades before learning about veganism and deciding to adopt a more compassionate lifestyle! Though not everyone wants to emulate meat-like tastes and textures (and that’s ok!), it can often … Read More

Eco-Friendly Vegan Bags

The market for vegan fashion is growing rapidly–just like the market for plant-based food! More and more brands are choosing kinder and more sustainable materials that are just as stylish and durable. Spring is just around the corner, and for many that means a wardrobe change. It’s time to embrace light colors, florals (for spring? groundbreaking.), and luxurious weekender bags … Read More

11 Vegan Pantry Staples and Where to Buy Them

Going vegan means overhauling your pantry just a little bit — with delicious vegan foods! It’s easier than ever, with plenty of vegan versions of what’s behind your cupboard doors. Below are some of our go-to pantry staples that we just have to have at all times, including delicious ingredients like “nooch” that might be hard for a new vegan to find … Read More

Earth-Friendly Recipes to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

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Climate scientists, companies, and citizens alike are concerned over the threat of climate change and emphasizing our need to reduce our impact–and fast. Luckily, there’s a simple recipe for protecting the earth: Pick vegan foods! In a report feared by the meat industry, the prestigious EAT-Lancet Commission for Food, Planet, and Health made something clear: to mitigate a climate crisis, … Read More

Vegan Documentaries on Netflix Right Now

Ask someone what prompted them to go vegan, and there’s a good chance they’ll say they were captivated and exposed to the truth by one of many vegan documentaries. There are few better ways to steel your resolve to make a change than impactful stories, moving footage, and information on Whether you’re looking for a little motivation or hoping to … Read More

Daiya Is Making Vegan Cream Cheese Mainstream

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Mornings just got tastier, as leading vegan cheese brand Daiya churned out its deliciously dairy-free cream cheese in popular coffee and bagel chains Einstein Bros., Noah’s New York Bagels, and Bruegger’s Bagels! This delicious shmear is vegan, gluten free, and oh-so-tasty on a hearty bagel. Daiya and its partners are setting a great example in the vegan breakfast space, while … Read More

7 Vegan Egg Replacements for Baking

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We’re here to show you why vegan baking is a piece of cake! Anything you’re baking–muffins, bread, cakes, or brownies–can be made vegan with just a couple tweaks! Gone are the days of relying on cruelly produced cow’s milk and eggs to make a delectable dessert. For some baking ideas and “accidentally vegan” baking mixes, check out our video with … Read More

VIDEO: 3 Easy Vegan Cake Hacks

In a new TryVeg.com video, Compassion Over Killing’s Vegan Food & Lifestyle Coach Jessica Carter whips up delicious vegan cakes with easy-to-find Duncan Hines cake mixes. You can too! It’s pretty easy these days to swap out animal-based foods for a more compassionate vegan option–just switch out your favorite ingredient for its plant-based counterpart! If you balk at baking or … Read More

8 Vegan Snacks to Serve on Game Day

Whether you’re watching the World Cup, World Series, Super Bowl, or Puppy Bowl, there are certain foods that just scream “game day.” Pigs in a blanket, buffalo wings, sliders–these are all snacks heavily laden with animal products. Or are they?  More and more people are going vegan–including successful athletes powered by plants–and that means a growing selection of deliciously meat-, dairy-, and … Read More

The TryVeg Guide to Vegan Fast Food

Being vegan is easier than ever–even when it comes to once meat-heavy fast food. As consumers seek more compassionate, healthier, and Earth-friendly food options, restaurant chains are catching up. Whether you’re on a road trip or just craving a quick and affordable meal, chances are you’ll be able to find something at one of many common fast-food chains. As 2019 … Read More

Dairy-Free Dessert-Inspired Breakfast Recipes

There’s a wide variety of plant-based milks to choose from that are both delicious and nutritious! Plus–they’re not just for drinking. Non-dairy milks like almond, soy, and cashew are also perfect for cooking and baking and can seamlessly replace cow’s milk in any recipe. Not sure which to use? No worries. Just consult the TryVeg guide to vegan milk. Today, … Read More

10 Healthy Vegan Recipes For a Compassionate Year

It’s official: 2019 is the year of the vegan. So if you’re not vegan already, join the crowd! It’s never too late to make a vegan month (or vegan forever!) your New Year’s resolution. Switching to a more compassionate lifestyle is a powerful action to protect animals, the environment, and your own health. So to make it easy, we’ve compiled 10 … Read More