February 06, 2015 by
Nina Casalena, The VRG Blog Editor
Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers has introduced a new Vegan Favorites menu featuring Daiya dairy-free vegan cheese and a gluten-free crust made with ancient grains. The new selections will be available alongside Mellow Mushroom’s original-style vegan crust and both crusts will be available with the signature Mega-Veggie Pizza, Thai Dye Pizza, and Gluten-Free Veg Out Pizza.
Featured vegan offerings also include vegan pretzels, hummus, greek salad, spinach salad, the house calzone, and three types of hoagies. Beginning February, The Vegan Favorites menu will be available at over 170 Mellow Mushroom locations nationwide.
New menu items include:
Pretzels – Fresh Mellow dough twisted into pretzels – ask for no butter or Parmesan.
Hummus – Creamy hummus garnished with paprika, basil and olive oil. Served with veggies.
Greek Salad – Romaine and iceberg lettuce, shredded carrots, red cabbage, onions, cucumbers, green peppers, mushrooms, Kalamata olives, Roma tomatoes, pepperoncini and banana peppers. Ask for no feta.
Enlightened Spinach Salad – Fresh spinach topped with dried cherries, apples and homemade candied pecans. Ask for no feta.
Mega–Veggie Pizza – Red sauce base, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, green peppers, mushrooms, onions, black olives, Roma tomatoes, broccoli, banana peppers, artichoke hearts and tofu. Ask for no feta.
Thai Dye Pizza – Olive oil and garlic base, Roma tomatoes, onions. Topped with fresh basil, cucumbers, curry tofu and a sweet swirl of Thai chili sauce.
Gluten Free Veg Out Pizza – Red sauce base, spinach, green peppers, mushrooms, onions, black olives and tomatoes.
House Calzone – Spinach, mushrooms and Roma tomatoes.
Avocado Hoagie – Seasoned avocado, onions, lettuce and Roma tomatoes, topped with sprouts. Served on a vegan hoagie, ask for no mayo and substitute Daiya for provolone.
Tofu Hoagie – Grilled onions, mushrooms and green peppers with teriyaki-marinated tofu topped with sprouts. Served with lettuce and tomato. Served on a vegan hoagie, ask for no mayo and substitute Daiya for provolone.
Tempeh Hoagie – Marinated tempeh, grilled onions, mushrooms, green peppers, topped with sprouts. Served on a vegan hoagie, ask for no mayo and substitute Daiya for provolone.
“Build Your Own Pizza” options are also available where vegan diners can choose any base and build a vegan pie, choosing from a wide array of vegetables, vegan proteins and fruits. Daiya vegan cheese can now also be substituted within any of the regular Mellow Mushroom menu items.
For previous information on Mellow Mushroom that The Vegetarian Resource Group reported on see: http://www.vrg.org/blog/2014/12/17/vegan-options-at-mellow-mushroom/