Vegan Meals Information of the Week: Barbie Sushi Rolls, Hatch Chile Bitchin' Sauce, and Extra

Evidently each week on the planet of vegan meals information is extra thrilling than the final and this week isn’t any exception. Dip legend Bitchin’ Sauce is capturing the very best of Hatch chile season within the Southwest. Burgerville is showcasing the bounty of the Pacific Northwest with vegan shakes and sundaes made with native marionberries. And the Barbie bonanza has swept by means of nearly every little thing, together with a brand new vegan sushi roll at LA’s in style Niku Nashi. Learn on for extra. 

1Frank’s RedHot hummus

Placing Frank’s RedHot sauce on every little thing is how we reside our greatest lives. Hummus model Sabra has answered our prayers with its new Frank’s RedHot-inspired Sabra Buffalo Hummus, which pairs Frank’s RedHot with Sabra’s creamy hummus for an ideal mix of taste and warmth. 

“These excellent dips are for the large taste followers on the market,” Olugbenga Diyaolu, Sabra’s International Chief Analysis, Growth, and Sustainability Officer, stated in an announcement. “As we attain for snacks extra typically, we would like extra from them … extra intense taste, extra satisfying textures, extra fulfilling choices.”


This taste is a part of a line-up that additionally options Sabra BBQ Hummus impressed by barbecue sauce Stubb’s and Sabra Southwest Hummus.

These hummus varieties are Sabra’s reply to a rising demand for extra intense flavors and satisfying textures in snacks. They mark the model’s first foray into bold-flavor improvements and are aimed toward each hummus fanatics and newcomers.

“I’m actually pleased with the crew for crafting these extraordinary dips,” Diyaolu stated. “Whether or not you’re new to hummus or already dip in each day, I feel you may be blown away by the creamy texture and daring taste Sabra is bringing to the desk.”

2Vegan milk made for youths

As many youngsters are headed again to highschool, mother and father have a brand new dairy-free possibility to assist their little ones thrive with Ripple Children Unsweetened Unique, made by pioneering firm Ripple Meals. 

For the reason that 2021 launch of Ripple Children Unique Milk, the product has skilled exceptional development, turning into one of many fastest-growing objects within the refrigerated plant-based milk sector. This success prompted the creation of the unsweetened model, which retains the 8 grams of plant-based protein and 50 milligrams of DHA omega-3s present in Ripple Children Unique Milk, however with zero added sugars.

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Ripple Children Unsweetened Unique additionally contains prebiotic fiber for digestion help and provides extra calcium per serving than dairy milk. Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Frances Largeman-Roth defined that the brand new vegan milk is a game-changer for youngsters.

“With so many youngsters affected by dairy allergy symptoms or lactose intolerance at present, it’s vital to have options to dairy with the precise style and dietary profile to fulfill their distinctive wants at such an vital stage of development and growth,” Largeman-Roth stated in an announcement. 

“Ripple Children plant-based milk provides households a handy answer, and I’m excited there’s now an unsweetened model with out the added sugars, to supply much more decisions,” Largeman-Roth stated. 

Accessible in 48-ounce bottles, Ripple Children Unsweetened Unique is rolling out within the dairy aisle of Goal shops and different retailers nationwide. 

3Vegan Barbie-pink sushi rolls

The Barbie film mania has reached each nook of the globe, together with Los Angeles’ vegan sushi hotspot Niku Nashi. 

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New on the menu is the Barbie roll which is crammed with fried oyster mushrooms, pickled cabbage, plant-based caviar, plant-based spicy tuna, burdock root, and avocado—all wrapped up in Barbie-pink soy paper. Sesame, spicy aioli, and sriracha function equipment to the limited-time dish. 

“I’ve at all times believed that Barbie was vegan,” Niko Zaragoza, government chef and co-owner of Niku Nashi, stated in an announcement. “I think her radiant glow and her accomplice’s ‘Kenergy’ stem from a plant-based weight loss program. In that case, they’re greater than pop-culture icons; they’re contributors to a more healthy, extra sustainable planet.”

Nestled inside vegan bar APB on Melrose, Niku Nashi can be residence to quite a lot of vegan sushi choices, which you’ll order packed inside an enormous sushi boat.

4Southwest’s favourite chile is Bitchin’

Pumpkin spice would possibly sign the beginning of fall (or, late summer time) for a lot of, however within the Southwest, that bell is rung by the Hatch chile—a pepper with a daring taste and a brief rising season. This yr, there’s a brand new solution to benefit from the elusive pepper with the assistance of Bitchin’ Sauce.

Bitchin’ Sauce, recognized for its almond-based dips, simply unveiled a brand new “Hatch” Inexperienced Chile taste, a limited-run merchandise obtainable at practically 400 Sprouts Farmers Market shops nationwide from August by means of September. 

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The Hatch taste celebrates the tastes of the American Southwest, following the corporate’s in style spring launch of Thai curry “Panang.”

The brand new taste is characterised as toasty and subtly candy, mixing the signature fire-roasted inexperienced chile peppers with a flavorful mix of pepita seeds and jalapeños.

The discharge of Hatch Bitchin’ Sauce builds on Bitchin’s historical past with Southwestern US flavors, such because the Chipotle and the Cilantro Chili. These flavors, along with the Unique Bitchin’ Sauce, have contributed to the model’s widespread recognition amongst grocery customers.

5Dairy-free marionberry shakes

Whereas the Southwest is Hatch chile land throughout this time of yr, over within the Pacific Northwest (PNW), the discuss of the city is marionberries. And over at PNW-based chain Burgerville, August is all concerning the native berry. 

New to the menu listed here are the Oregon Marionberry Shake, Oregon Marionberry Sundae, and Oregon Marionberry Lemonade, created in collaboration with native marionberry legends, Liepold Farms. Burgerville has crafted these seasonal treats to mirror the bounty of the late summer time season, and all three can be found vegan.


The shake (served with a marionberry drizzle) and sundae (topped with dairy-free sprinkles) are ready with a vegan ice cream base from native firm Cosmic Bliss. Every will be ordered with vegan coconut whipped cream. 

These marionberry drinks can be found now and can proceed to be provided by means of September 4, offering a limited-time alternative to savor the distinctive style of Oregon’s late summer time harvest.

And whereas each Hatch chiles and marionberries sound like nice flavors, we’re actually prepared for a vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte. Starbucks, are you able to hear us?

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