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Cauliflower-Based Macaroni Meals

Ark Foods Cauli Mac is a Plant-Based Alternative to Mac & Cheese

— April 16, 2019 — Lifestyle
For those looking to enjoy their favorite comfort food, but also pack more veggies into their diet, Ark Foods Cauli Mac is the perfect solution. Now available at Whole Foods, the tasty meal is not only on the healthy side, but also highly convenient for time-pressed consumers.

Ark Foods Cauli Mac is a plant-based pasta dish made from fresh cauliflower florets and a vegan cheddar cheese made from cashews. According to the brand, the cashews give the cheese an "impossibly rich and creamy" texture "with a hint of smokiness."

However, the best part is that the whole meal is microwavable and comes together in just one minute. As a result, it's the perfect single-serve meal for anyone following a plant-based diet who may not have time to cook.


Image Credit: Ark Foods.
Trend Themes
1. Plant-based Convenience Meals - The trend of plant-based convenience meals is on the rise, providing convenient options for time-pressed consumers looking to incorporate more vegetables into their diet.
2. Alternative Pasta Options - Alternative pasta options, like cauliflower-based macaroni, are becoming popular as consumers seek healthier alternatives to traditional wheat-based pasta.
3. Vegan Cheese Innovations - The development of vegan cheese alternatives, such as cashew-based vegan cheddar, presents disruptive innovation opportunities in the dairy-free and plant-based food industries.
Industry Implications
1. Convenience Food - The convenience food industry can capitalize on the growing demand for plant-based meals that are quick and easy to prepare.
2. Alternative Food Products - The alternative food products industry can benefit from the rising popularity of innovative pasta options that cater to health-conscious consumers.
3. Dairy-free and Plant-based Foods - The dairy-free and plant-based food industries can explore and expand their offerings by creating more flavorful and creamy vegan cheese alternatives.
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