Healthy Vegan Swaps for Veganuary

It’s the start of the new year and Veganuary is in full swing! It’s no surprise that a growing number of people are looking for simple ways to add plant-based ingredients into their meals: adopting a plant-rich vegan lifestyle is one of the best ways we can protect our health, the planet, and animals. I was recently invited into WJLA’s … Read More

Oven-fried Jackfruit Bites

Jessica CarterDinner, Food, Recipes5 Comments

Flaky jackfruit, Old Bay seasoning, seaweed flakes, and a crispy baked coating come together to create a delicious and compassionate alternative to seafood. Oven-fried Jackfruit Bites Votes: 6 Rating: 4.83 You: Rate this recipe! Print Recipe CourseMain Dish, side dish Keywordvegan recipe Servings Prep Time 4 servings 45 minutes Servings Prep Time 4 servings 45 minutes Oven-fried Jackfruit Bites Votes: … Read More

Brazilian Fishless Stew

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Hearty, rich, and bold, this Brazilian fishless stew was adapted from a recipe from Martha Stewart’s website. We kept the bright flavors and creamy and flaky textures, in this plant-powered seafood recipe. Instead of harming sea animals, we replaced the fish in this dish with versatile and fiber-rich jackfruit. This delicious dish can be consumed guilt-free, knowing that you’re not … 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

Caribbean Soul Bowl with Barbecue Jerk Jackfruit

Jessica CarterDinner, Food, Lunch, Recipes2 Comments

      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

Sink Your Teeth Into These 5 “Meaty” Fruits & Veggies

Have you ever thought that giving up meat means giving up those hearty flavors and textures that you’re used to?  Maybe you’ve heard that old vegetarian stereotype about “rabbit food” and wonder “How am I ever supposed to fill up on lettuce and celery?” (But seriously, does The 300 Pound Vegan look like he shares a diet with a tiny little … Read More