First It Was Vegan Rooster, Now Travis Barker Can't Get Sufficient of Plant-Based mostly Cheese

Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has been vegan for some time—17 years, actually—and but it appears we’re solely simply attending to know his favourite meals. 

Final week, the musician confirmed his greater than eight million Instagram followers find out how to make a vegan cheese quesadilla. The reel reveals Barker pulling out an onion, inexperienced bell pepper, Violife shredded vegan cheese, Violife vegan bitter cream, and mushy tortillas out of his fridge. 

He pulls collectively the meal by chopping the greens and heating up a pan on his range—all with the sound of his drumsticks hitting the counter. 

After cooking the quesadilla with all of the fillings, Barker takes a chew. “Rattling, Violife is f*cking superior,” he exclaims.

Is Travis Barker vegan?

On the age of 13, Travis Barker went vegetarian for the primary time. However, after surviving a tragic aircraft crash in 2008, the drummer spent 11 weeks within the hospital after which determined to go absolutely vegan.

He informed Males’s Journal that following a plant-based food regimen provides him “countless quantities of vitality.” He additionally mentioned that he snacks on strawberries, blueberries, and açaí berries, and added: “I discover myself consuming plates of broccoli or cauliflower at occasions.”

He later informed GQ that he additionally loves vegan pizza, sushi, ice cream, and Vietnamese meals.

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And, it seems, Barker additionally loves vegan rooster. The Violife video comes not lengthy after Barker and spouse Kourtney Kardashian Barker shared their love of vegan rooster from model Daring Meals. 

The couple first partnered with the model on its “Saucy” marketing campaign in 2022, and since then they’ve continued to publish themselves consuming the vegan rooster all over the place—together with of their toilet. 

Within the campaigns, the couple have additionally been pictured consuming the vegan rooster of their limo, of their resort room at West Hollywood’s Chateau Marmont, and through a ‘50s themed pool celebration.

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Barker can also be a giant fan of Crossroads Kitchen, an upscale vegan restaurant he helped launch along with legendary chef Tal Ronnen. Greatest identified for its West Hollywood, CA flagship location, Crossroads has lately expanded to outposts in Calabasas, CA, and Las Vegas, NV. 

What’s his go-to order on the celeb hotspot? Based on Kardashian Barker’s wellness weblog, Poosh, the couple are large followers of Crossroads’ Romaine Caesar Salad, Fried Olives, Squash Blossoms, Tempeh Piccata, and Chili Cheese Fries. 

Travis Barker’s CBD model

Along with being vegan, Barker can also be conscious of holding his thoughts and physique wholesome in different methods. Final yr, the musician launched a vegan firm that includes a wide range of cannabinoids corresponding to CBD, CBG, CBN, and CBC into tinctures and topical merchandise that promote bodily and psychological well-being. 

With a mission to offer vegan merchandise for optimum bodily and psychological well being, Barker additionally expanded his vegan CBD model to incorporate vegan skincare merchandise that additionally incorporate wellness-promoting cannabinoids. 

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“I began making an attempt a number of completely different CBD merchandise in my very own each day routine and noticed their advantages first hand,” Barker mentioned in an announcement on the time. “So I made a decision to create my very own supreme formulation and share them with anybody trying to enhance their normal well being.” 

Celebs consuming vegan meals

Barker and Kardashian Barker aren’t the one celebrities to associate with vegan manufacturers to advertise their merchandise—or launch their very own. Just lately, singer and actress Reneé Rapp partnered with fast-casual restaurant chain Sweetgreen so as to add her go-to vegan Sweetgreen order to its menu nationwide. 

The “Reneé Rapp bowl” options spring combine lettuce, cilantro, cucumber, crimson onion, shredded cabbage, spicy broccoli, tomato, roasted tofu, and a spicy cashew dressing. 

Earlier this yr, movie star chef Gordon Ramsay partnered with meals expertise firm Borealis Meals to assist convey its Chef Woo and Ramen Categorical vegan ramen meals to the world to assist fight meals insecurity. 

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Borealis Founder and CEO Reza Soltanzadeh mentioned he believes Ramsay’s partnership and beneficial steering can have a big impression on the corporate’s goals. 

“We’re privileged that Gordon Ramsay has chosen to develop into a strategic associate and advisor, serving to us advance our goals together with his culinary steering, enterprise acumen, and worldwide recognition,” Soltanzadeh mentioned in an announcement. 

NBA star Chris Paul additionally helps quite a few vegan manufacturers, together with Past Meat, Eat Simply (which makes Simply Egg), and Koia. Most lately, Paul joined Depraved Kitchen as an investor to assist its mission of creating vegan meals broadly obtainable.  

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Final yr, Paul went a step additional by launching his personal vegan snack model Good Eat’n. Out there completely by supply platform GoPuff, the vegan snack model is constructed round nostalgic flavors and provides seven candy and savory his personal vegan snack model Good Eat’n snacks from popcorn to tortilla chips to porkless rinds. 

“Cool Ranch Doritos was my factor. That was my snack at college or at lunch time or in the course of the summer season. Or after I was enjoying on journey groups,” Paul beforehand informed VegNews throughout a press convention. “And so now, to have our taste that provides you that very same nostalgia however you realize that it’s plant-based has been the good factor.”

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