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

Chocolate Coconut Dream Cake

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This Chocolate Coconut Dream cake is a dessert lover’s dream come true – chocolate and coconut are a decadent match made in heaven. Whipping up a cake is quick, easy, and affordable when you utilize “accidentally vegan” cake mixes like Betty Crocker and Duncan Hines! If you’re craving more flavors, check out two more simple cake recipes for Pumpkin Pie Spice Cake … Read More

Pumpkin Pie Spice Cake

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A perfect pairing with your vegan latte, warming spices and real pumpkin make this Pumpkin Pie Spice cake as good as made-from-scratch. Whipping up a cake is quick, easy, and affordable when you utilize “accidentally vegan” cake mixes like Betty Crocker and Duncan Hines! If you’re craving more flavors, check out two more simple cake recipes for Chocolate Coconut Dream Cake … Read More

Strawberry Lemonade Cake

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Enjoy the sweet and tangy taste of strawberry lemonade as a dessert! Whipping up a cake is quick, easy, and affordable when you utilize “accidentally vegan” cake mixes like Betty Crocker and Duncan Hines! If you’re craving more flavors, check out two more simple cake recipes for Chocolate Coconut Dream Cake and Pumpkin Pie Spice Cake from our series where we “hack”  grocery … Read More

Chocolate Brownie Protein Oats

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Creamy Chocolate Brownie Oats are a comfort food lovers wildest dream. They taste so good, you’ll be surprised to find that they’re also an excellent low-sugar, high-protein breakfast option.  Whole grain oats and PlantFusion’s Complete Lean Chocolate Brownie supplement are a match made in breakfast heaven. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a … Read More

Cookies and Cream Protein Pancakes

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These Cookies and Cream Protein Pancakes are fluffy, sweet, and deliciously chocolaty thanks to PlantFusion vegan protein powder and homemade chocolate sauce. 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 … Read More

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Smoothie

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This oh-so-creamy Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Smoothie is as fast to make as it is flavorful and fun to drink.   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 … Read More

Red Velvet Chia Pudding

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The custard-like texture of this Red Velvet Chia Pudding is complemented perfectly with tart and tender raspberries. With close to 15 grams of plant-based protein per serving, this dish is a satiating way to start the day. 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

Apple Cider Crumble Cake

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Warm and sweet, this Apple Cider Crumble Cake is easy to make and a joy to eat. This cake is the epitome of comfort when served fresh out of the oven thanks to apples, cinnamon, and a bit of pumpkin pie spice. Its moist and delicate texture means it’s best served with a spoon, topped with a scoop of vegan ice … Read More

Pumpkin Spice Hot Cocoa with Marshmallows

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This hot cocoa gets a boost of flavor from pumpkin pie spice and is the perfect sweet and creamy drink for cold nights. 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, … 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

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

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

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

Sweet & Sticky Granola Trail Mix

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This quick, crunchy snack will satisfy your sweet tooth and your salty craving at the same time. Roasted peanuts and crisp pretzels provide a perfect flavor and texture balance for the chewy raisins, creamy peanut butter, and gooey marshmallows in this dish.   Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal … Read More