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

ESSEN Chef Yasel Lopez

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

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

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

Asian Inspired Veggie Noodle Salad

Jessica CarterDinner, Food, Lunch, RecipesLeave a Comment

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. Asian Inspired Veggie Noodle Salad Votes: 1 Rating: 5 You: Rate this recipe! Print Recipe CourseMain Dish Keywordvegan recipe Servings Prep … 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

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

9 Tips for Traveling While Vegan this Summer

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Traveling while vegan (especially if you’re new to the lifestyle) can seem daunting, but there’s really no reason to panic. With some simple preparation, it’s easy and fun to remain vegan on a summer trip–or any time! Whether you’re flying, road-tripping, or even camping, vegan food is abundant and delicious. To help, we’ve put together a few tips to make … Read More

Growing Up Veg: COK Interns Share Their Stories

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This summer, Compassion Over Killing is joined by two dedicated Outreach Interns in DC, Soleil and Erika. Both are vegans and inspiring animal rights activists who went vegetarian at a young age. Check out this interview, in which they share their stories of growing up veg! What made you go vegetarian as a child? E: I grew up with a … Read More

REVIEW: Simple Happy Kitchen– Adorably Illustrated Plant-Based Guide

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Part cookbook, part nutritional guide, part entertaining read, Simple Happy Kitchen is an illustrated how-to for veganism and a plant-based diet. Starring Pedro Almondovar, a likeable roasted almond, this colorful, easy-to-read volume will help guide you through your transition to veg eating in the most adorable way. The comprehensive book covers everything from egg replacements to feeding vegan kids to … Read More

“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

5 Ways to Make Your Grocery Trip More Earth-Friendly

Earth Day is just around the corner, and each of us can take steps to protect our planet, including when we go food shopping! Here a few ways that to can be kinder to the planet on your next trip to the grocery store.   Bring Your Own Shopping Bags: Each year, Americans use an estimated 100 billion plastic bags … Read More

Lasagna Rolls

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With fewer than 10 ingredients, this simple vegan take on an Italian classic is a perfect family meal on a busy weeknight. 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

Everyone’s Predicting Veganism Will Be the Hottest Food Trend in 2018

2018 is in full swing, and whether or not you’ve kept going with those New Year’s resolutions, there’s still plenty of time to make positive changes. Keep hope alive! For example: Every day, we have more chances to choose compassion at each meal. This year, many food trend-watchers are agreeing on one thing: veganism is the hottest thing since sliced bread. If … Read More

How to Positively Influence Your Meat-Eating Family During the Holidays

If you’re like a lot of people living a plant-based lifestyle, your relatives may not share your enthusiasm for veggies, fruits, and Field Roast. And since the holidays usually mean lots of potentially challenging family time, ‘Tis the season for stress! But dinner with your meat-eating family doesn’t have to be miserable. True, it can be tough to sit next to someone chowing down … Read More

How Not to Die Author Offers 3 Ways to Live Longer

When it comes to the health benefits of a plant-based lifestyle, Dr. Michael Greger is an encyclopedia of knowledge. A doctor, lecturer and founder of NutritionFacts.org, he’s an invaluable resource for shooting down the many misconceptions about a veg diet. Dr. Greger just released a compellingly titled new book: How Not to Die. In it, he talks about how the vast majority … Read More