Evidently each week on the planet of vegan meals information is extra thrilling than the final and this week is not any exception. The summer time is in full swing and we love frozen treats of each form, from Menchie’s new Cherry Rocket Pop sorbet to Flour Store’s vegan muffins made with Craig’s cashew-based ice cream. There’s a brand new outdoor impressed menu at Subsequent Degree Burger (which comes with an opportunity to win a summer time journey). And German chocolate model Ritter Sport simply launched 4 vegan chocolate flavors stateside. Learn on for extra.
1Vegan crimson rocket pop sorbet
We are able to all do not forget that nostalgic rocket pop (formally referred to as a “Bomb Pop”) that turned our mouths crimson, white, and blue. At frozen yogurt chain Menchie’s, the basic deal with simply received new life as a vegan sorbet.
Menchie’s new Vegan Cherry Rocket Pop taste may be ordered in particular version cups and spoons that remember the chain’s sixteenth anniversary.
“Sixteen years of Menchie’s means 16 years of smiles throughout the globe,” Elizabeth Berry, Menchie’s Vice President of Advertising and marketing, mentioned in a press release. “Menchie’s is the right place for family and friends to spend high quality time collectively and make reminiscences.”
“We stay up for persevering with to offer scrumptious frozen desserts and, in fact, serving many extra smiles all through native communities worldwide for generations to return,” Berry mentioned.
Along with the brand new Cherry Rocket Pop taste, Menchie’s affords a number of greater than a dozen vegan choices, together with sorbet in Candy Juicy Peach, Merely Mango, and Fudgy Chocolate flavors.
2Summer season vegan burgers at NLB
Scorching off Fourth of July barbecues however nonetheless craving some summer time burgers? The nice of us over at Subsequent Degree Burger have gotten you lined.
The brand new summer time menu on the vegan fast-food chain is all about honoring the outside with three burgers devoted to mountains, lakes, and forests. First up is The Redwood Truffle Burger, a shiitake mushroom and white truffle patty topped with smoked gouda cheese, sautéed herbed mushrooms, and house-made forest sauce on a sprouted grain bun with natural lettuce and tomato.
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Subsequent is the stacked Smoky Mountain BBQ Burger, a quarter-pound Past patty topped with house-made Nashville Hearth Seasoning, grilled jalapeños, pepper jack cheese, crispy onion rings, Memphis Candy BBQ sauce, and natural lettuce and tomato on a butter-toasted pretzel bun.
And to honor our waterways, NLB created The Crater Lake Fish(much less) Burger with two crispy fish(much less) filets, dill pickles, and house-made tartar sauce.
Ordering any of those burgers comes with an opportunity to win prizes like hammocks, kayaks, and a visit to the Zion mountains to additional have fun the outside.
3Vegan rainbow ice cream cake
Craig’s Vegan Ice Cream has gained a celeb following since West Hollywood restaurant Craig’s Restaurant launched it in 2016. Packed into pints in 2018, the cashew-based ice cream is now accessible throughout, together with in its personal scoop store in Las Vegas.
What do you do if you’ve already impressed everybody from Lizzo to Kendall Jenner along with your vegan ice cream? For Craig’s, the reply is stuffing it into three vegan muffins—one doused in rainbow sprinkles.
Craig’s Vegan Ice Cream
These new creations are a part of a collaboration between Craig’s and artist-owned Flour Store which developed three limited-edition vegan ice cream muffins: Vegan Rainbow Explosion, Sundown & Strawberry, and Kursten’s Peanut Butter Crunch.
The vegan ice cream muffins can be found for a restricted time at Craig’s restaurant and scoop retailers and at Flour Store’s places in each New York Metropolis and Los Angeles.
4Ritter Sport launches vegan chocolate line
Ritter Sport has at all times set itself aside from the bunch with its sq. sweets. And now, the German confectioner continues to assume outdoors the field with a brand new number of vegan sweets for its followers stateside.
The brand new vegan Ritter Sport sweets can be found in 4 flavors: Clean Chocolate, Roasted Peanut, Salted Caramel, and Crunchy Almond. The primary three flavors are made with an almond flour and hazelnut paste to ship a clean consistency with out dairy.
Anette Larsson, Head of Enterprise Improvement & Advertising and marketing, explains that the US is among the largest chocolate markets on the planet and the brand new line was developed with flexitarians in thoughts, a rising shopper group that oscillates between consuming vegan and non-vegan merchandise.
“With our product, we concentrate on style first and have discovered a recipe the place being vegan doesn’t must compromise on style,” Larsson tells VegNews. “You possibly can have actually tasty chocolate bars even when they’re vegan.”
“We don’t see this as an in-and-out product,” Larsson provides, explaining that Ritter Sport sees its vegan chocolate enterprise as an ongoing alternative beneath which it would proceed to develop new choices.
This launch follows a limited-edition tower of vegan chocolate that Ritter Sport launched in January, together with its present vegan choices abroad.
5Coconut water chilly brew
We’re massive followers of Vita Coco’s thirst-quenching coconut water but additionally love a powerful cup o’ joe. Fortunately, there’s a brand new beverage that mixes each. Enter the Coconut Water Chilly Brew, accessible now at Aussie-inspired Bluestone Lane espresso retailers nationwide.
“Coconut water is inherently versatile however integrating it into chilly brew is a more recent take for us—one we’re wanting to see loved and celebrated all summer time lengthy,” Mike Kirban, Government Chairman and Co-Founding father of The Vita Coco Firm, mentioned in a press release.
Bluestone Lane’s first-ever specialty coconut water espresso drink, the Coconut Water Chilly Brew blends the chain’s signature Flagstaff brew with Vita Coco’s Unique Coconut Water in a refreshing drink with a caffeine kick.
We’re pondering a splash of coconut milk would possibly take this buzzy beverage excessive.