The Ultimate Vegan Thanksgiving Menu

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Plenty of our recipes on TryVeg are perfect for the holidays, and we’ve put together our favorite ones to create a perfect vegan Thanksgiving menu. Just choose a main course, some sides, and a selection of desserts and drinks for good measure. Or, hey, just load up a plate with as many of our delicious sides as you can. We … Read More

Simple Vegan Meal Ideas with Hungry Harvest

In August I had the opportunity to create some simple vegan meals using produce from Hungry Harvest. Hungry Harvest is a weekly subscription produce delivery company serving Maryland, DC, Virginia, and parts of Florida. Using the service is simple and convenient. You create an online account and select the size of your delivery (options include mini, full, and super). You … 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

Asian Inspired Veggie Noodle Salad

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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

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

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

Curry Lentil and Mushroom Sliders

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Curry lentils and mushrooms  come together in a slider that packs the flavors of the Caribbean into a vegan burger perfect for summer. Top with Chipotle Pineapple Salsa and Coconut Lime Aioli to pump up the sweet, smoky, creamy, and tangy flavors.  

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

Vegan Crab Cakes

February 26, 2018 By Jessica Carter A vegan spin on crab cakes, these compassionate plant-based patties get their flaky texture from artichoke hearts and hearts of palm. Their distinct seafood flavor is fueled by Old Bay seasoning, dulse flakes, and vegan oyster mushroom sauce. Jessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over  Killing (COK). Committed to making plant-based eating … 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

Valentine’s Day Sweets: Vegan Strawberry Creme Gems

There’s still time to make your own compassionate vegan sweets for your sweetie this Valentine’s Day! Rich chocolate, tart strawberries, and creamy coconut come together in these delicious sweets that are simple to prepare and spread kindness with every bite. Jessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Educator at Compassion Over Killing (COK). Committed to making plant-based eating more accessible for all, she … Read More

10 Healthy, Delicious Recipes to Jump Start Your New Year

It’s 2018, and if you’re still looking for a New Year’s resolution (or maybe your first one didn’t go so well)  —  don’t worry, we have a simple resolution with a BIG impact! Incorporating some totally delicious and healthy plant-based dishes into your regular eating routine is the easiest way to kick off 2018 by helping your health, the planet, and animals! Here are 10 … Read More

Consider These Fascinating Facts About Turkeys!

Turkeys are smart, sensitive, and curious birds. They’re simply full of personality and feathered swagger! Sadly, nearly 300 million turkeys are slaughtered each year  — around 46 million for Thanksgiving alone. But you can stand up for turkeys and all animals when you sit down to your holiday meal, simply by leaving them off your table. Consider these amazing facts: Turkeys know each … Read More

Cows: Fascinating Facts You Might Not Know

Halloween is almost here! If you don’t have your costume, your candy, and your party plans lined up — don’t get scared, we’re here to help! If you’re hosting a Halloween gathering of your own, expectations for party perfection can run high — particularly if you’re serving up a vegan spread to omnivorous guests. Luckily, there are oodles of delicious recipes … Read More

6 Delectable Dishes That’ll Have You Craving Italian

Italian: This Southern European favorite encompasses some of the world’s most popular foods! From pasta to pizza. And, seriously, what would life be like without those? While many of the traditional dishes are heavy on meat and dairy, delicious vegan versions of the most popular Italian eats are just as delicious as the originals — and better for animals, the … Read More