Simple Vegan Meal Ideas with Hungry Harvest

In August I had the opportunity to create some simple vegan meals using produce from Hungry Harvest. Hungry Harvest is a weekly subscription produce delivery company serving Maryland, DC, Virginia, and parts of Florida. Using the service is simple and convenient. You create an online account and select the size of your delivery (options include mini, full, and super). You … Read More

7 Deliciously Vegan Chicken Recipes

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With more and more vegan options available, it’s easier than ever to be better to birds by leaving them off our plates! 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 … Read More

Green Curry Lentil & Quinoa Stir Fry

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Lentils, quinoa, zucchini, and snap peas get a kick of flavor and spice from green curry in this easy low-fat stir fry that is both satisfying and nutritious. Green Curry Lentil & Quinoa Stir Fry Votes: 2 Rating: 5 You: Rate this recipe! Print Recipe CourseMain Dish Keywordvegan recipe Servings Prep Time 6 35 minutes Servings Prep Time 6 35 … Read More

Hummus Pasta with Kale & Chickpeas

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This creamy Hummus Pasta is a  zesty one-pot dish that comes together simply and is perfect for a week-night meal. Chickpeas and pine nuts add protein to this dish and kale provides a great source of fiber and nutrients. Keep it simple or add additional veggies like carrots, zucchinis, and diced tomatoes for a well balanced meal that is sure … Read More

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

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These gooey flourless peanut butter cookies are simple to prepare and perfect to share. They’re an easy gluten-free baked treat that can be recreated with any nut or seed butter of your choice. Add oatmeal, raisins, or vegan chocolate chips for a extra special treat that you and your friends will love to eat. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan … Read More

Asian Inspired Veggie Noodle Salad

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Spiralized zucchini shines in this refreshing salad with the help of ginger, cilantro, and lots of citrus. Serve it as a side to brighten up any meal, or add edamame to a larger portion for a protein packed entree. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in … Read More

Cookie Dough Nice Cream

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This Cookie Dough Nice Cream is a cold and creamy treat that is simple to prepare and completely dairy-free.  Make you own cookie dough using this recipe from TryVeg.com, or purchase a vegan prepared option. To assemble, simply blend and freeze for a naturally sweet treat. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a … Read More

Fricassee Chickpea & Cauliflower Collard Wraps

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Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Committed to making plant-based eating more accessible for all, she organizes and hosts cooking demos, develops online trainings and multimedia content for TryVeg.com, and coordinates collaborations with vegan influencers. Her recipes have been featured on FOX45 Baltimore, Let’s Talk Live, and Good … Read More

Caribbean Soul Bowl with Barbecue Jerk Jackfruit

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      Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Committed to making plant-based eating more accessible for all, she organizes and hosts cooking demos, develops online trainings and multimedia content for TryVeg.com, and coordinates collaborations with vegan influencers. Her recipes have been featured on FOX45 Baltimore, Let’s … Read More

Sorrel Fruit Shake

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Sorrel, also known as Hibiscus in the US, is at the center of this simple shake. Frozen berries, fresh lime juice, and agave nectar provide a perfect balance for this refreshing drink, perfect for steamy summer days. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Committed … Read More

Curry Lentil and Mushroom Sliders

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Curry lentils and mushrooms  come together in a slider that packs the flavors of the Caribbean into a vegan burger perfect for summer. Top with Chipotle Pineapple Salsa and Coconut Lime Aioli to pump up the sweet, smoky, creamy, and tangy flavors.  

“What is Nooch?” And Other Un/Common Vegan Ingredients

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Whether you’re new to veganism or just beginning to get into cooking at home, there may be some ingredients you come across that you’ve never heard of. That’s okay! Here’s a quick guide explaining some of these new foods so that you can start experimenting in the kitchen. Nutritional Yeast When you first delved into vegan cooking, this was probably … Read More

Baked Fudgy Chocolate Donuts

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These chocolate cake donuts are simultaneously rich and light. Skip the plant-based baking substitutes — all you need is club soda and a bit of applesauce to create a baked treat that everyone will crave. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Committed to making … Read More

Cheesy Beefless Rice & Veggie Casserole

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Beefless crumbles, mixed veggies, leftover rice, herbs and spices, and plenty of vegan cheese come together to make a surprisingly simple and delicious dish. The comfort food lovers in your life are sure to clamor for it. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Committed to … Read More

Pasta Primavera with Lemon Garlic Jackfruit

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Pasta is a perfect dish on days when you don’t know what to cook. This simple one pot dish is a perfect meal on a busy weeknight. Colorful veggies and flavorful jackfruit come together to make a zesty dish that will satisfy all your family and friends. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), … Read More