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Amtrak Adds New Vegan Option To Its Menu

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Amtrak has added a new vegan option for overnight riders in sleeping cars.

In addition to its previously available vegan options, Amtrak is adding a vegan wrap to its menu for sleeping car routes.

While Amtrak’s vegan options can vary depending on where you’re going or the length of your trip, the new menu item joins options including a Black Bean & Corn Veggie Burger, Pad Thai, Black Bean-Vegetable Enchiladas, Chinese Rice Noodles, Vegetable Lasagna, and snack of Sabra Hummus with Pretzel Crisps, according to The Green Plate.

“Vegan meals are available on the regular menu for Long Distance trains and do not require advance notice,” says Amtrak on its website.

The sleeping car route will also include a sliced seasonal fresh fruit plate, reports Travel Pulse.

“Our plan is to provide new and fresh food choices in a contemporary way for these overnight trains,” said Bob Dorsch, the vice president of Amtrak’s Long Distance Service Line, in a statement.

Make Your Own Snacks for Travel

Going on a long train trip? Even if you’re not interested in any of Amtrak’s vegan options, you can still make your own travel-friendly plant-based snacks at home.

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Trail mix is a travel classic, and it’s a simple snack to make vegan. This guide on How to Make an Amazing Superfood Trail Mix will help you create the perfect travel-friendly mix!

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Another simple recipe that’s easy to take with you, these 4-Ingredient No-Bake Banana Bread Bars make a no-hassle snack on the road.

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