This Week's Best Plant-Based News
Happy weekend, friends! We’re stoked to bring you the best news in the plant-based industry. There seems to be a theme with meat alternatives and major food chains and we couldn’t be more excited for the future of food and our planet! 🌮🌯🍕🍔
Qdoba Adds Impossible Meat to Over 730 US Locations
After a successful test with the Impossible Bowl and the Impossible Taco at several QDOBA Michigan locations, the plant-based options will now be available at all 730 locations nationwide by May 28th. Customers can order the specially seasoned Impossible Meat in any entrée in place of meat at select QDOBA locations in Denver, Los Angeles, and Brooklyn starting on April 23rd.
Beyond Meat Now At All 580 Del Taco Locations Nationwide
Starting on April 25th, all 580 Del Taco locations will begin serving up Beyond Meat in the fast food chain’s Beyond Avocado Taco (100% plant-based) and the Beyond Taco (includes cheese). Customers can also sub plant-based Beyond Meat for conventional meat in any other Del Taco burritos, tacos, and nachos.
Bareburger’s 34 locations across the US will offer the ‘Wake-Up Call’ burger including a JUST Egg baked patty, Beyond Meat quarter pounder, American cheese, mayo, and a ‘vrioche’ bun (skip the cheese & mayo for a fully plant-based meal). Customers at Bareburger can also order the ‘Get On Up’ - JUST Egg, American cheese, home fries, guacamole, black bean salsa, baby spinach, and garlic aioli in a flour tortilla (hold the cheese & aioli for a fully plant-based option).
Silver Diner’s 16 locations on the East Coast will offer the ‘JUST Egg Benedict’ comprised of JUST Egg, baby spinach, roasted tomatoes, chopped tempeh and smoky mayo on toasted sourdough smothered in vegan cheese sauce. Customers can also replace conventional eggs with JUST Egg in other dishes on the menu.
Find a Silver Diner location near you.
Blaze Pizza Adds Vegan Chorizo to Over 300 Locations
Popular pizza franchise Blaze Pizza now offers plant-based Spicy Chorizo at over 300 of their locations nationwide. Plant-based customers can create the pizza of their dreams with any of Blaze Pizza’s crusts, sauces, vegan cheese, veggies, and finishes.
Oceania Cruises Adds 200 Plant-Based Options to Menu
Recognizing the demand for plant-based food options, Miami based Oceania Cruises has added over 200 plant-based options to their menus for their six premium cruise ships traveling across the globe. Coincidentally, the company reported a record booking day just after the announcement for the 2020/21 winter season. The new healthy plant-based offerings have a wide range of nearly every type of cuisine from raw cold-pressed juices and smoothies to pastas and an Impossible burger.
Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Releases Plant-Based Cuisine Guide
Plant-based visitors of Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Florida now have an entire pamphlet prepared by the park to find all of the vegan and vegetarian options at restaurants within the park. Whether you’re headed to Adventureland, Tomorrowland or anywhere in between, there’s a plant-based option for you. We’ve got our eyes on the Vegan Hot Dog at Casey’s Corner on Main Street U.S.A. Grab your Plant Based Cuisine guide from any table service or quick service restaurant, Guest Experience Team podium, or Guest Relations locations!
Follow @vegandisneyworld on Instagram for the rundown on all plant-based options at Disney World!
You can also find plant-based options at Disneyland here.
Listening to James Cameron & Suzy Amis Cameron on the Tribe of Mentors Podcast
The Hollywood plant-based power couple discuss their plant-based journey and all of the ways they’re contributing to their community to keep the planet beautiful.
Reading Food & Nutrition by P.K. Newby
Dr. P.K. Newby breaks down how what we eat affects our health and environment, debunking myths and encouraging readers to “learn, unlearn, and relearn” the fundamentals of nutrition.
Watching Our Planet
One of the World’s greats, David Attenborough, leads us on an odyssey through all parts of the World revealing the awe-inspiring beauty and gut-wrenching reality of the state of our planet.
Eating Urban Remedy’s Superfood Chaga Bar
These superfood packed bars provide a healthy dose of antioxidants, protein, fats, and an energizing boost from wheatgrass, alfalfa, spiraling, and chaga mushrooms.