Got Plant Milk? 9 Dairy-Free Milks to Try

Switching from cow’s milk to a vegan milk is a great, easy (and delicious) step in going vegan. The vegan market is booming, which means there’s a huge variety of dairy-free milks to try, and you’re bound to find something you like, whether you want to enjoy it in cereal, baking, cooking, or cookie-dunking! Compassion Over Killing Outreach & Education … Read More

The Ultimate Vegan Thanksgiving Menu

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Plenty of our recipes on TryVeg are perfect for the holidays, and we’ve put together our favorite ones to create a perfect vegan Thanksgiving menu. Just choose a main course, some sides, and a selection of desserts and drinks for good measure. Or, hey, just load up a plate with as many of our delicious sides as you can. We … Read More

TryVeg & Joyful Food Markets Bring Fresh Food to DC Families

TryVeg.com is proud to be this year’s sponsor of the Joyful Food Market at Drew Elementary School in Washington, DC. This fully vegan “market” in partnership with the Capital Area Food Bank pops up at the Ward 7 school every month, offering students 15lbs each of fresh produce and healthy non-perishables. Simple recipes and lessons on nutritious plant-based eating are also … Read More

Vegan-Strong Athletes and Their Stories

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TryVeg has partnered with vegan athletes like professional race car driver Leilani Münter; ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll; and one of the world’s strongest men, Patrik Baboumian. In a new series of videos, these three athletes explain what motivated them to go vegan and how eating a plant-based diet has helped them excel in their sport. These athletes are busting myths that you … Read More

10 of Our Favorite Vegan Halloween Candies

Though many people go vegan for their health (and for animals or the environment!), there’s nothing wrong with indulging every once in a while–especially if you can do that while ditching cruel dairy, eggs, and other animal products. Whether its a fully-vegan company or an “accidentally vegan” classic, there are all kinds of options for trick-or-treaters with a sweet tooth … Read More

10 Vegan Beers That Are Perfect for Fall

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Fall is the perfect time to cozy up with a six-pack of vegan beers–whether you’re enjoying the crisp outdoors or inside with a delicious fall treat. In October especially, breweries release all kinds of delicious autumnal flavors. It’s the perfect time to get your hands on a limited-run Octoberfest or pumpkin beer to complement the season. But–did you know that … Read More

Cincinnati Eatery Hopes to Bring Plant-Based Eating to Your Doorstep

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As compassionate and healthy eating continues to gain popularity, the plant-based market is booming. From shopping at stores to ordering at restaurants, more and more consumers are choosing nutritious and sustainable vegan meals at an affordable price. In cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC and often beyond, it’s even easy to have a delicious plant-based meal delivered … Read More

Dancing Cow Will Moo-ve You to Choose Plant Milks!

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In Compassion Over Killing’s fun new video, Teegan the vegan cow has a moo-ving message: cow’s milk is for baby cows–choose delicious vegan milks! In this cowptivating video, the COK cow dances her way through the grocery store, highlighting the many healthy and delicious non-dairy milks on the market. She then goes on to explain why you should ditch dairy. … Read More

7 Vegan Chicken Recipes to Celebrate National Chicken Month

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Every year, the poultry industry calls September “National Chicken Month” in hopes to boost slumping sales at the end of grilling season. Here at TryVeg we’re totally on board with a month honoring chickens, but we do things a little bit differently. Instead of glorifying cruelty to animals that is devastating to our environment and our health, we’re choosing to … Read More

10 Vegan Clothing Companies to Help You Wear Your Message

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Vegan fashion isn’t just about wearing clothes free from animal products. Sometimes, it also means displaying your ethical stance and using your style to communicate your message! To make shopping easy, we’ve compiled a list of ten companies that sell vegan-wear that is not only free of animal products and unethical fast-fashion practices, but that also encourages veganism in a … Read More

Vegan Health & Intimacy Products

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Did you know that it is common to test on animals and incorporate animal byproducts in the production of condoms, tampons, and pads? Luckily, cruelty-free options are easy to find! Switching to vegan health and intimacy products improves the lives of animals, humans, and the planet, and there are plenty of options. We’ve compiled a list of some of the … Read More

Interview With Genesis Butler, Inspiring Young Activist

At this year’s Animal Rights National Conference we were able to meet up with young animal activist, Genesis Butler. At age ten, Genesis became the youngest ever TedX speaker when she gave her inspiring talk on healing the planet through vegan eating. Now, she continues to advocate for animals through speaking engagements, social media, and has even started her own foundation … Read More

How to be a Cruelty Free Ballet Dancer

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A guide to buying vegan ballet shoes, pointe shoes and character shoes Guest blog by Erika Wilkinson, COK Outreach Intern & a vegan ballet dancer Traditionally, ballet shoes and pointe shoes have suede soles. But suede, that soft material, is actually the  underside of the skin of an animal. This means that most ballet shoes are NOT vegan, but don’t … Read More

Meet Compassionate Action Cover “Moo-dels” Betsy & Oliver

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This summer’s edition of Compassion Over Killing’s Compassionate Action magazine features two friends we know and love: Betsy and her son Oliver, rescued residents of Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary. Their beautiful photo was taken by photographer Beth Lily Redwood. Get your copy today at COK.net/magazine! Born into the dairy industry, Betsy was destined for a short and miserable life of being … Read More

8 Vegan Recipes For Your Independence Day Celebration

Many outlets have been citing vegan eating as the hottest food trend of 2018. Plant-based products have been flying off shelves, and all signs point to them continuing to sizzle this summer. Your Independence Day barbecue (or any other summer celebration!) is the perfect place to show off some impressive vegan recipes. We’ve put together a few delicious ideas to … Read More