Paleo vegan, aka “pegan,” is about to sweep the healthy food scene, according to its growth on Pinterest over the past year. Full of fresh veggies, healthy protein and fats, and no additives or unnatural chemicals, the pegan diet is worth investigating.
Growth: 759 percent
Pinterest says foil-packed dinners are on the rise because they’re low prep, low mess and super flavorful.
Growth: 76 percent
Chayote is a gourd plant like squash, melons or cucumbers commonly found in Mexico, but it is now gaining worldwide popularity. It has a mild flavor like summer squash and is considered to be a superfood.
Growth: 186 percent
Almond milk has some stiff competition this year. Oat milk has proven to be a creamy, satisfying alternative that’s already popular in lattes. Plus, it’s easy to make! Expect to see oat milk make its way into even more recipes as we delve into 2019.
Growth: 209 percent
Don’t knock it ’til you try it. Oxtail recipes, especially for slow-cooker meals, are where it’s at in 2019 meats. Popular in stews, oxtail makes for a rich stock and is often considered to have a better texture than beef.
Growth: 353 percent
Not only does ginger add a delicious flavor to water, it also aids in digestion and can help relieve gut inflammation. It’s also said that ginger water can help boost your metabolism. In other words, this is a trend worth getting in on in 2019.
Growth: 413 percent
Home-baked bread is on the rise. Pinterest indicates this is especially true for fermented loaves like sourdough.
Growth: 163 percent
Get out that charcuterie board, the day of family-style grazing has officially arrived. Create drool-worthy spreads with fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, spreads, cheese and charcuterie. Whatever your fancy!
Growth: 64 percent
Mushrooms are finally having their day in the sun and nothing is off-limits. Find them in chocolate bars or coffee drinks, or get more traditional and pick some up fresh from the grocery store.
Growth: 829 percent
Time to dust off your grandma’s old jam recipe. Now that canning has gained popularity, fruit jam recipes are also gaining traction. From traditional delights like strawberry, to more unique flavor combinations like habanero peach and blackberry lavender, jam might be the key to your creativity in 2019.