Whole Foods Just Predicted the Top 10 Food Trends of 2021

editor@purewow.com (PureWow)
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Do you know what you’ll be eating for breakfast next February? Or how you’ll be quenching your thirst next July? Heck, we’re not even sure what we’re having for dinner tonight. Well, the experts of Whole Foods Market’s Trends Council have a pretty good idea what you (and the rest of the world) will be munching on come 2021. Here’s the chain’s sixth annual Top 10 Food Trends list—along with our favorite ways to taste the trends yourself.

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1. Well-Being

Think superfoods, probiotics, broths and sauerkrauts that boast vitamins and nutrients, inspire relaxation and boost the immune system.

Taste the trend: Beekeeper’s Naturals B.Powered Superfood Honey

$17 at Amazon

2. Epic Breakfasts

A granola bar? Again? You can do better than that, thanks to quick and easy sous vide eggs, portable pancakes and vegan meat substitutes.

Taste the trend: 365 by Whole Foods Market Organic Gluten-Free Pancake & Waffle Mix

$5 at Amazon

3. Basics on Fire

Reimagine the essentials, from spices to soups to sauces.

Taste the trend: Whole Foods Market Hearts of Palm Linguine

$4 at Amazon

4. Coffee Beyond the Mug

Get your caffeine jolt in the form of coffee yogurt, granola, smoothie boosters and even whiskey.

Taste the trend: EVOLVED Chocolate Coffee Keto Cups

$11 at Amazon

5. Baby Food, All Grown Up

Your bundle of joy’s palate is more refined than you think. Go beyond mushy peas with on-the-go pouches in flavors so tasty even we want a sip.

Taste the trend: 365 by Whole Foods Market Organic Apple Sweet Potato Baby Food

$1.20 at Amazon

6. Upcycled Foods

Banana peels. Lime rinds. Funky-looking peaches. Peels and stems aren’t destined for the compost bin anymore.

Taste the trend: Barnana Organic Peanut Butter Banana Bites

$5 at Amazon

7. Oil Change

Olive oil who? Make way for walnut, sunflower seed and pumpkin seed oils in your favorite salad dressings, tortillas and vegan sandwiches.

Taste the trend: 88 Acres Smoky Chipotle Seed Dressing

$8 at Amazon

8. Boozed-Up Kombucha

Hard seltzer is so 2019. It’s this probiotic bubbly’s time to shine.

Taste the trend: Strainge Beast Ginger, Lemon & Hibiscus Hard Kombucha

Buy it (Price TBA)

9. The Mighty Chickpea

You’ve already added hummus and chickpea pasta to your usual rotation. But what about chickpea tofu, cereal, tortillas and snacks? Yup, it’s the next cauliflower.

Taste the trend: Biena Vegan Ranch Chickpea Puffs

$4 at Amazon

10. Fruit and Veggie Jerky

Sorry, carnivores. You don’t get to have all the fun anymore. There’s jerky made from mushroom, jackfruit, mango and beyond.

Taste the trend: Solely Organic Pineapple with Chili & Salt Fruit Jerky

$1.70 at Amazon

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