Domino’s Spicy Pizza, Past Steak at Costco, and Extra Vegan Meals Information of the Week

Plainly each week on the planet of vegan meals information is extra thrilling than the final and this week is not any exception. Going vegan this Veganuary has by no means been simpler with new plant-based choices at Domino’s in the UK, Mellow Mushroom in the USA, and Past Meat’s new vegan steak at Costco places throughout 5 states. You need ice cream? Salt & Straw’s Veganuary menu is replete with vegan choices, some created to imitate traditional desserts. Learn on for extra. 

1Domino’s Scorching American vegan pizza

At Domino’s places in its home market in the USA, tacky vegan pizza isn’t a factor (but). Nonetheless, jump over to the UK, and the chain has been going all-in on vegan meals for some time with dairy-free cheese, vegan dips, and plant-based pepperoni sprinkled generously throughout its menus. 

For Veganuary this yr, Domino’s UK is hitting the chain’s US followers the place it hurts with its new vegan American Scorching pizza. The brand new spicy pie options vegan pepperoni by The Vegetarian Butcher, sliced purple onions, spicy inexperienced jalapeños, vegan mozzarella, and traditional tomato sauce slathered over vegan dough. 


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The brand new vegan pizza is accessible in any respect 1,190 Domino’s places throughout the UK and for supply via its app. 

Along with Domino’s UK, different places abroad have myriad vegan choices, together with in Australia the place the chain added Unimaginable Meals’ plant-based meats to its 700 places final yr. 

Hey Domino’s US, we’ll take a vegan British Scorching pie—no matter that could be—if we’ve got to. Simply give us an honest vegan pizza, already. 

2Mellow Mushroom’s DIY pizza

Can’t make it to Domino’s UK for Veganuary? United States-based chain Mellow Mushroom has obtained simply the factor to maintain you nicely fed via January and past. The chain has been notoriously vegan-friendly for years however this month, it’s kicking it up a notch with a brand new DIY possibility. Right here, visitors can construct their very own vegan pizzas utilizing 19 elements that vary from tempeh to Comply with Your Coronary heart’s dairy-free cheeses.


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“Mellow Mushroom is delighted to launch our ‘Construct Your Personal Vegan Pizza’ possibility simply in time for Veganuary,” Anne Mejia, VP Model Growth, Mellow Mushroom, stated in a press release. “At Mellow Mushroom, we take delight within the inclusive nature of our menu choices, and our capacity to serve scrumptious pies, salads, and munchies that accommodate dietary wants and preferences whereas sustaining nice high quality.” 

This new function joins preconfigured vegan menu gadgets on the Mellow Mushroom menu reminiscent of pretzels, tacky pizzas, tempeh hoagies, and extra. 


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“All of us have the facility to make the world slightly kinder, greener, and more healthy this new yr,” Wendy Matthews, Veganuary US Director, stated in a press release. “It’s nice to see eating places like Mellow Mushroom embracing this chance and offering planet-friendly vegan choices that showcase how scrumptious, different, and satisfying vegan meals will be.” 

The brand new Construct Your Personal Vegan Pizza possibility is accessible at Mellow Mushroom’s greater than 160 places throughout 20 states.  

3Past Steak hits Costco

When you’re like us, you may be taking a break from cooking big household meals. When you get again within the temper to host taco Tuesdays for the fam, Past Meat has obtained simply the factor: vegan steak in bulk. 

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The vegan firm launched its Past Steak plant-based seared suggestions in October at 5,000 shops, together with Walmart and Kroger. This month, Past Meat expanded its first vegan steak providing—accessible in 28-ounce luggage—into roughly 50 Costco places throughout Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, and Southern California.

And should you’re a Sam’s Membership member, Past Meat’s vegan popcorn hen simply launched in any respect places in bulk 30-ounce luggage for all of your celebration snack wants. 

4Vegan cookie dough at 16 Handles

New York Metropolis-based froyo chain16 Handles is dipping its toes additional into plant-based choices. That’s as a result of this week, the franchise proprietor and CEO Neil Hershman acquired DŌ, a vegan cookie dough firm that has gained a celeb fan base because it was based in 2014 by Kristen Tomlan. 

“I began DŌ in a quest to create a worry-free indulgence that I may selfishly eat, bake, and share with others,” Tomlan stated in a press release. “The mission for this model was all the time about spreading pleasure, which has been and all the time will probably be my favourite a part of the baking course of.” 


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DŌ is a longtime companion of 16 Handles and this acquisition will put an unique line of the corporate’s vegan cookie dough in any respect 30 places of the froyo chain. Presently, the retailers serve DŌ as a topping and inside to-go pints. 

“It’s been a dream come true to collaborate with 16 Handles’ New York Metropolis places over the previous 5 years, so increasing the partnership and rising our manufacturers collectively is thrilling for us each,” Tomlan stated. I’m wanting ahead to this subsequent chapter and with the ability to proceed to unfold happiness via these two iconic New York desserts.”

As a part of the acquisition, Hershman—who personally operates 12 dessert retailers—will substitute Tomlan as proprietor of DŌ and because the firm’s CEO, whereas Tomlan will stay on the firm as its Chief Model Officer.

“DŌ is considered one of New York Metropolis’s favourite and most unusual desserts, and it’s been so widespread promoting alongside our artisanal frozen yogurt at 16 Handles previously,” Hershman stated. “I’m so excited to take Kristen and my partnership to the following stage as we combine DŌ’s addictive edible cookie dough into the self-serve topping bar and to-go freezer in any respect of our 16 Handles places, particularly as we proceed to develop nationally.” 

Along with DŌ, 16 Handles has a longstanding partnership with Oatly and is at present serving 11 oat milk delicate serve flavors reminiscent of Chocolate Peppermint, Banana, Caramel Apple Pie, and Cinnamon Bun. 

5Salt & Straw’s 5 new vegan ice cream choices

Each January, artisanal chain Salt & Straw entices Veganuary members—and everybody else—with its expansive vegan ice cream choices throughout its annual Dairy-Free Decadence Sequence. From now till February 2, 5 decadent dairy-free choices are becoming a member of Salt & Straw’s everlasting vegan flavors:


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  • Bananas Foster: impressed by the old-school dessert, this coconut cream-based (and banana-infused) ice cream is generously swirled with a luscious caramel constructed from banana purée, rum, molasses, and heat spices
  • Chocolate Sorbet: a mix of darkish cocoa powders with wealthy chocolate that ends in a velvety ganache spiked with a splash of flaky salt 
  • Toasted Oat Milk & Cookies: a tackle milk and cookies, this taste options chewy do-it-yourself chocolate chip cookies combined right into a cinnamon-spiked vanilla oat milk ice cream with ribbons of wealthy ganache folded in
  • Peanut Butter Brittle Caramel Fudge: a creamy coconut vanilla ice cream drizzled with a housemade semi-sweet caramel fudge swirl after which flecked with items of crispy brittle studded with peanut butter 
  • Pink Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting: coconut ice cream that’s infused with purple velvet batter and dotted with do-it-yourself purple velvet cake slathered in tangy cream cheese frosting 


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The Dairy-Free Decadence Sequence menu—accessible in scoops retailers and as pints that ship nationwide—is proof that going vegan for Veganuary (and past) is simply really easy this yr.

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