Introducing the TryVeg Vegan Family Podcast!

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How do you talk to kids about veganism? How should parents navigate non-vegan social situations? I want my family to go vegan–what do I feed my picky eater? What special traditions do vegan families have? How do vegan kids think about being vegan and the reasons why? These are questions that many families have about going vegan, and they’re all … Read More

TryVeg & Joyful Food Markets Bring Fresh Food to DC Families

TryVeg.com is proud to be this year’s sponsor of the Joyful Food Market at Drew Elementary School in Washington, DC. This fully vegan “market” in partnership with the Capital Area Food Bank pops up at the Ward 7 school every month, offering students 15lbs each of fresh produce and healthy non-perishables. Simple recipes and lessons on nutritious plant-based eating are also … Read More

10 Vegan Beers That Are Perfect for Fall

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Fall is the perfect time to cozy up with a six-pack of vegan beers–whether you’re enjoying the crisp outdoors or inside with a delicious fall treat. In October especially, breweries release all kinds of delicious autumnal flavors. It’s the perfect time to get your hands on a limited-run Octoberfest or pumpkin beer to complement the season. But–did you know that … 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

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

How to Put Together an Easy Vegan Easter Basket

A little late to the Easter game this year? The big day is less than a week away, and if you’re reading this, maybe you haven’t stocked up on treats for your little ones (or big ones!) yet. But don’t worry: We have your tips for a simple and sweet vegan Easter basket! While it’s probably a little too late … Read More

Delicious Vegan Soul Food Dishes

In honor of Black History Month, I am sharing these delicious vegan recipes that highlight soul food flavors we know and love, made with nutritious plant-based ingredients. Soul Food cooking is one of the earliest cultural traditions of African Americans. Our enslaved ancestors cooked with the limited foods available to them, most often vegetables, grains, and fruits. While contemporary soul … 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

8 Vegan Chocolates That’ll Make Your Life Complete

Who doesn’t have a sweet tooth for chocolate? And going vegan doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite treat; there are plenty of dairy-free options to satisfy your chocolate craving! Next time you need a delicious dessert, here are eight of our favorites: Whaddayalove Chocolates Unicorn Sparkle Bar This uber-sparkly treat is the newest creation from Whaddyalove Chocolates. … Read More