Veganism is growing at a very fast rate right now; especially after the coronavirus outbreak. More and more people are opting for vegan diets. Vegan diets are not only wholesome but also it is restorative. What you eat matters the most. You become what you eat. You must have heard this many times, “you are what you eat”, and this is true to every extent. People who follow veganism are more peaceful, mindful, and cheerful. Most people avoid 100% veganism because they believe there are fewer choices, especially when you dine out. Well, that’s not the case at all; there are a wide range of vegan options at fast food restaurants. In fact, restaurants have come up with dishes which taste like non-vegan options but they are not made of meat at all. Restaurants also offer a wide variety of tasty and sumptuous food items. This means you do not have to compromise on the taste. Here are my top 5 vegan options at fast food restaurants.
1. Burgers are Filling!
If you are fond of burgers; there are many healthy and vegan variations available on the market. The world is swamped with fast food chains that are famous for their burgers. There are many chains like; White Castle, McDonald’s, Sonic, Carl’s Jr., Red Robin, In-N-Out Burger, etc. that serve delicious burgers. You can order anything from a miniature veggie burger topped with onions and pickle slices to a regular-sized veggie burger. All these fast food restaurants are famous for making delicious and mouthwatering vegan burgers. In addition to this, most of them have chains all across the globe. So, if you are traveling to some other country, you don’t need to worry about your favorite burger. Besides these restaurants, there are wonderful truck stop restaurants in almost every state.
2. Sandwiches Make for Healthy Diet Options!
There are many fast food joints famous for their delicious sandwiches, but Subway and Wendy’s top the list. Wendy’s provides all vegan items. They have a veggie sandwich and a Deluxe Garden Salad that is absolutely vegan as long as you don’t miss asking them to leave out the cheese. Similarly, the Subway Sandwich fast food chain also has several meatless sandwiches, such as the Veggie Delite on Italian bread. The sandwich chain had even teamed up with Beyond Meat, a US producer of plant-based meat substitutes, to provide its customers with “exclusive plant-based protein options”. Apart from this, the sandwich chain also offers chips cooked in sunflower oil, and a wide assortment of drinks. What else would you want to make your day satiating!
3. Pizza is to Satisfy Your Taste Buds!
Pizzas are to satiate the taste buds! Yes, most people eat pizza for the taste more than curbing their hunger. There are many popular pizza establishments, including Dominos and Pizza Hut that are providing ultimate vegan or vegetarian pizzas. You don’t have to depend on cheese pizza when out to eat, simply order thin crust pizza along with a salad and hot bread rolls and you are set for a wholesome meal. There are many alternatives and variations to choose from, when it comes to selecting a pizza. Taco pizzas taste delightful with tomato sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, and refried beans. All you have to do is leave off the cheese. Another food chain that you can consider is Papa John’s. Papa John’s uses no animal products their dough or sauce.
4. Tacos are Delightfully Delicious!
Tacos are a new sensation. They are lower in calories and higher in nutrients. Tacos are a completely delightful meal to keep you full for a longer period. There are many fast food chains offering mouth-watering tacos, like Del Taco. Del Taco has an impressive range of vegan and vegetarian options on their menu. The best is their Beyond Avocado Taco, it is an all-time hit. It consists of a crunchy taco shell, filled with seasoned Beyond Meat, lettuce, and tomatoes, topped with avocado. It is the tastiest and healthiest fast food option! After all, avocados are brain food. Eating avocados is not only healthy for your body, but also for your brain. There is also Taco Bell fast food chain. They offer many options which can be made vegan as long as you nix the meat, cheese and sour cream; like the Crunchwrap Supreme and Bean Burrito. They also offer the “Fresco Style” menu which means fiesta salsa is used to substitute cheese for vegans. Order tacos with garden salads and baked potatoes, along with cinnamon rolls and your day is complete!
5. Ice Cream for That Sweet Delight!
Ice cream is a perfect delight to beat the heat, to treat your family and kids or to celebrate special occasions. Even vegans don’t have to worry now! There are many ice cream brands already offering dairy-free and gelatin-free ice creams and sorbets. These include Baskin-Robbins, Ben & Jerry’s, Breyers, Haagen-Dazs, Halo Top, So Delicious, Talenti and many more. The best things is most of these brands have chains across the world! This means you can satiate your sweet tooth whenever you want irrespective of your location. Isn’t it fantastic!!
What Restaurant Will You Try Next!
BE VEGAN, GO VEGAN, now there is no dearth of wonderful delicacies all around the world. You can savor on anything from garden salad with Italian dressing to vegan English muffins, hash brown nuggets to baked potatoes with all vegetable margarine. Gone are the days when you had to sit with a glass of orange juice in a restaurant when all your friends used to eat their favorite delicacies. Now you have your own vegan food to eat that is complete, wholesome and healthy!
Leave a comment below and let me know what is your favorite fast food restaurant to enjoy delicious vegan options!