10 Vegan Clothing Companies to Help You Wear Your Message

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Vegan fashion isn’t just about wearing clothes free from animal products. Sometimes, it also means displaying your ethical stance and using your style to communicate your message! To make shopping easy, we’ve compiled a list of ten companies that sell vegan-wear that is not only free of animal products and unethical fast-fashion practices, but that also encourages veganism in a … Read More

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

These gooey flourless peanut butter cookies are simple to prepare and perfect to share. They’re an easy gluten-free baked treat that can be recreated with any nut or seed butter of your choice. Add oatmeal, raisins, or vegan chocolate chips for a extra special treat that you and your friends will love to eat. Jessica CarterCommitted to making plant-based eating … 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

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

Cookie Dough Nice Cream

This Cookie Dough Nice Cream is a cold and creamy treat that is simple to prepare and completely dairy-free.  Make you own cookie dough using this recipe from TryVeg.com, or purchase a vegan prepared option. To assemble, simply blend and freeze for a naturally sweet treat. Jessica CarterCommitted to making plant-based eating more accessible for everyone, Jessica Carter develops simple … Read More

Caribbean Soul Bowl with Barbecue Jerk Jackfruit

    Jessica CarterCommitted to making plant-based eating more accessible for everyone, Jessica Carter develops simple and delicious vegan recipes and coordinates collaborations with vegan brands to help people make more sustainable and compassionate buying choices. Her recipes have been featured on FOX45 Baltimore, Let’s Talk Live, and Good Morning Washington. She completed the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Program in March 2019.

8 Vegan Recipes For Your Independence Day Celebration

Many outlets have been citing vegan eating as the hottest food trend right now. 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

10 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

“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

Baked Fudgy Chocolate Donuts

These chocolate cake donuts are simultaneously rich and light. Skip the plant-based baking substitutes — all you need is club soda and a bit of applesauce to create a baked treat that everyone will crave. Jessica CarterCommitted to making plant-based eating more accessible for everyone, Jessica Carter develops simple and delicious vegan recipes and coordinates collaborations with vegan brands to help people … Read More

Cheesy Beefless Rice & Veggie Casserole

Beefless crumbles, mixed veggies, leftover rice, herbs and spices, and plenty of vegan cheese come together to make a surprisingly simple and delicious dish. The comfort food lovers in your life are sure to clamor for it. Feeling lazy? This simple dish combines leftover rice with vegan pantry staples to create a nourishing and satisfying dish. Jessica CarterCommitted to making plant-based … Read More

Pasta Primavera with Lemon Garlic Jackfruit

Pasta is a perfect dish on days when you don’t know what to cook. This simple one pot dish is a perfect meal on a busy weeknight. Colorful veggies and flavorful jackfruit come together to make a zesty dish that will satisfy all your family and friends. Jessica CarterCommitted to making plant-based eating more accessible for everyone, Jessica Carter develops … Read More

Lasagna Rolls

With fewer than 10 ingredients, this simple vegan take on an Italian classic is a perfect family meal on a busy weeknight. Jessica CarterCommitted to making plant-based eating more accessible for everyone, Jessica Carter develops simple and delicious vegan recipes and coordinates collaborations with vegan brands to help people make more sustainable and compassionate buying choices. Her recipes have been featured on FOX45 … 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