Grubhub released it’s 2019 “Year in Food Report,” showing food trends from the online and mobile ordering service. Vegan, vegetarian and meatless options were popular in 2019. 21 million diners used the service in 2019 and the company analyzed millions of orders to share food habits and favorite choices.

Cauliflower pizza, spicy brussels sprouts, portobello empanadas and black bean and sweet potato tacos were all the top orders of the year. Cauliflower pizza took the top spot, rising 650% in popularity over the previous year.

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Vegan and vegetarian options held 7 of the ten top spots, with vegan pad thai coming in at number 9, the Impossible burger was 10th place in popularity. Brown sugar milk bubble tea was number 8.

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Desserts, breakfast and late night options also held vegan contenders, vegan carrot cake was the 5th in the top five dessert options. A vegan burger was 5th in the top five late-night offerings. Mixed berry açaí bowls were in second place for the breakfast category.  Each of these options were over 100% more popular than the previous year.

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Vegan orders rose by 27% compared to 2018, and the Impossible Burger surged to 200% increases over the previous year. The top five meat-alternative options for 2019 were Impossible Burger, black bean burger, tofu, mushroom burger and jackfruit. New York and California were the most vegan friendly states to order in.

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects. Learn about some Common Health Concerns That May Disappear Once You Ditch Dairy and 10 Calcium Supplements For Healthy Living on a Dairy-Free and 10 Carrageenan-Free Non-Dairy Products!

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