2011 Food Trend: Meatless Mondays

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Normally, I think that predictions for the coming year are a little silly, but Epicurious.com’s list of the top 10 food trends for 2011 has changed my mind. For starters, the list includes tiki bar cocktails—as the proud new owner of a midcentury retro ranch house, I’ll drink to that—and macaroons (vegan ones are best, of course). But by far the most exciting trend is “Meatless Mondays & Tofu Thursdays.” Epicurious explains, “We’re forecasting that eating meat-free will be on the calendar more than once a week.”

Now it’s your turn: What do you think will be the top vegan-friendly food trend of the new year?

Written by Paula Moore

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