11 Vegan Pantry Staples and Where to Buy Them

Going vegan means overhauling your pantry just a little bit — with delicious vegan foods! It’s easier than ever, with plenty of vegan versions of what’s behind your cupboard doors. Below are some of our go-to pantry staples that we just have to have at all times, including delicious ingredients like “nooch” that might be hard for a new vegan to find … Read More

No Fishes in These Delicious Dishes

Fish are incredible animals! They show affection, can multitask, and some even use tools. They can also feel pain and suffering, just like other animals. So let’s keep our finned friends off our plates! Ocean eco-systems are facing many threats, from overfishing, to pollution, to habitat destruction, and more. Luckily, it’s easier than ever to help save the sea by … Read More

7 Deliciously Vegan Chicken Recipes

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With more and more vegan options available, it’s easier than ever to be better to birds by leaving them off our plates! 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 … 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

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. Lasagna Rolls Votes: 3 Rating: 4.67 You: Rate this recipe! Print Recipe Servings Prep Time 8 rolls 20 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes Servings Prep Time 8 rolls 20 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes Lasagna Rolls Votes: 3 … 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

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

10 Easy Ways to Spread the Vegan Love This Holiday Season

Time is ticking, the holidays are in full swing — and you’ve only got a limited window left to soak up the seasonal spirit and spread the love. After all, isn’t that what this time of year is all about? So, if you wanna spread compassion and cheer for ALL, we have some ideas for ways to introduce people to … Read More

4 New Vegan Celebs You Need to Know About

In the words of the illustrious Vegan Bros, “everyone’s going vegan” — and if you pay attention to what’s happening in Hollywood, it sure seems like that’s the case. More and more celebrities, actors, musicians, and athletes are making the switch to a vegan diet for their health, for the animals, and for the planet! In case you haven’t been … Read More

8 Delicious Smoothies That’ll Fuel Your Day

Smoothies are the perfect light and airy breakfast or mid-afternoon snack. And with the thousands of ingredient options — from spinach to peanut butter to coconut flakes — you’ll never get bored. So the next time you’re craving a snack, here are eight delicious smoothies that’ll pack in the nutrition and fuel your day: CInnamon Apple Pie Smoothie If you’re in … 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

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

Must-Pack Items for Your Vegan Summer Picnic

From slip and slides to lightning bugs, there are lots of reasons to love summer — but eating al fresco is one of our favorites. Nothing says vacation season like a picnic; let’s face it: everything tastes better when it’s eaten outside. Not to mention, eating outside means your furkids can come, too, and doesn’t the whole family deserve a … Read More

5 Super-Easy Ways for Pre-Vegans to Start Making the Transition

If you’re into the idea of eating more plants and fewer animals — but don’t know where to start — rest easy; we’re here to help. Transitioning to a veg-strong diet is easier, more fun, and more delicious, than you might think! Here are five super-easy ways for pre-vegans to start making the switch: View this post on Instagram We … Read More