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

Teriyaki Noodle Stir-Fry

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This flavorful gluten-free teriyaki noodle stir-fry is full of flavor and nutrients thanks to lots of green vegetables, and hearty quinoa spaghetti by Tresomega. This recipe was developed as a submission for the Tresomega Recipe Challenge. You can purchase Tresomega Products online at Sam’s Club: www.samsclub.com . Website: http://www.tresomega.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TresomegaFoods/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TresomegaFood Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food … Read More

Cheesy Vegan Chorizo, Black Bean, and Potato Wontons

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These Cheesy Vegan Chorizo, Black Bean, and Potato Wontons are dangerously delicious. But don’t take my word for it. Try out this recipe for yourself and experience these festively flavorful finger foods. This recipe was created as an entry in JSL Foods Twin Dragon Asian Wrapper Blogger Recipe Challenge. You can purchase JSL Foods Twin Dragon products at”: Albertsons, Shaw’s, Von’s, … Read More

Roasted Vegetable Salad

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Cooler weather doesn’t mean saying goodbye to salad. This Roasted Vegetable Salad is a celebration of Autumn in a bowl. In this dish we combine roasted root vegetables with dried fruits, nuts, and seeds. Dress with Agave Dijon Vinaigrette to create a robust and refreshing dish. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a … Read More

Festive Loaded Baked Potato

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This festive take on the loaded baked potato brings together a variety of holiday flavors in a single dish. Hearty roasted jackfruit, savory caramelized onion and mushroom gravy, and vibrant veggies inject bold flavors into the basic baked potato. 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

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

Jackfruit Croquettes

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This plant-based version of a seafood favorite is gluten-free and full of both flavor and fiber thanks to chickpeas, jackfruit, vegetarian oyster sauce and Old Bay seasoning. 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 … Read More

Moroccan Style Stew with Chickpeas and Quinoa

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This hearty flavorful stew, full of protein rich chickpeas, quinoa, and Harissa Tofu Cubes by Hodo Foods, is perfect for chilly autumn nights. A variety of spices like cumin, smoked paprika, and cinnamon make a savory dish with a hint of sweetness. Serve with your favorite steamed or sauteed vegetables, like Swiss chard, for a balanced and nutritious dish. Jessica CarterJessica … Read More

Chickpea & Jackfruit Quesadilla Burgers

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Tex Mex Jackfruit from The Jackfruit Company comes together with chickpeas to make a hearty and flavorful burger patty. When assembled with toasty tortillas and melted vegan cheese, they create a Quesadilla  Burger that pairs perfectly with salsa, guacamole, and vegan sour cream. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal … Read More