Veganism seems to be the growing trend in 2018, and I was skeptical of my vegan choices in Northwest Indiana. When I took the time to look, I was pleasantly surprised with my options, and I will show you that there’s more to a vegan diet than smoothies and salads! Here are the best places to find delicious vegan food near Crown Point!
Now, let’s start with the obvious – Whole Foods. Of course you can wander the store and shop for your own vegan items to take home, but I was very happy to sit and dine in Brewhouse 41 and learn that they have vegan dishes on their menu. You’ll be able to find a mouth-watering Beyond Meat Burger that’s served on a vegan bun, a black bean burger, as well as a vegan brunch bowl and loaded vegan poutine! If that doesn’t suit you, there’s always vegetable sushi rolls in their sushi department, and I recently found some vegan deli options such as their curried tofu and kung pao “chikn”. Soul vegan also brings in a variety of their wraps that you can take to go, which are found in their refrigerated section.
If you’re looking for more of a fine dining establishment, venture over to Cooper’s Hawk and you’ll be pleased to find their Artisan hummus and roasted vegetables, as well as a main entrée with ancient grain and fire roasted vegetables. I’ve always been very pleased with Cooper’s Hawk, and it’s nice to know that they have options for vegans as well. Who could go wrong with a nice vegan dish, paired with one of their amazing glasses of wine or sparkling or even a tasty cocktail.
One of my favorite finds that I was surprised to stumble upon is Lelulo’s in Crown Point. This little gem is 100% vegan and does not disappoint. Everyone raves about their French Dip Plate, and they also have gluten free, nut free and soy free options available. But it gets better! They have so many amazing desserts….cheesecakes, chocolates, raw desserts, pies, cookies, cupcakes….AND they cater! They’ll even make you a vegan cake for a birthday, anniversary, etc. I’m very impressed with their selection and cannot wait to return.
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New Features this week at Lelulos! Gyros!!! Made with our own house made Seitan, Naan & Tzatziki Sauce and served with Lelulos own Hummus and Quinoa Tabbouleh. Don't forget to warm up with Tomato Florentine Soup! Rainbow Wraps are back along with the much loved Grilled Mac & Cheese Sammy! Lots of treats this week too including Choc Chip Scones, Banana Cupcakes, GF Funfetti Cake Bites & Apple Pie Cheesecake! Come let us feed you! #veganfood #vegandesserts #deliciousfood #veganmacandcheese #gyros #lelulos #crownpoint
Green is Good by Kate
If you’re still in Crown Point, venture over to Green is Good by Kate. Here you’ll find a variety of grab and go options, featuring different wraps, sandwiches and salads. Unfortunately, you can’t pull up a menu online, but if you head over to their Facebook page, you can see what she features daily.
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!FEATURES! Wrap of the Week (4/23-4/28): Teriyaki Chicken Wrap (Gunthorp Farm’s Roasted Chicken, Edamame, Red Bell Pepper, Carrot, Toasted Sesame Seeds, & drizzled with our Teriyaki Sauce) -Cucumber Potato Salad (Vegan & Gluten Free) -Quinoa Salad: Artichokes, Olives, & Spinach drizzled w/Red Vinaigrette (Gluten Free & Vegan) -Pasta Salad: Spring Pea Pasta Salad (English Peas, Roasted Asparagus, Arugula, & Mint tossed in a Lemon Vinaigrette) (Vegan) -Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Caps *Available starting Tuesday* (Vegan & Gluten Free) -Soup: Lemon Chicken Orzo (Can be Gluten Free) & Thai Red Curry (Vegan & Gluten Free) Follow us on Instagram: @greenisgoodbykate Snapchat: @gisgoodbykate *New meals will be available starting Tuesday after 4pm! These are for carryout only and are available until we sell out! . . . . #greenisgoodbykate #greenisgood #vegan #vegetarian #organic #plantbased #glutenfree #grabngo #local #healthy #mealprep #eatclean #indiana #nwindiana #dairyfree #healthy #farmtotable #crownpoint #chefkate
On a more casual side, you can venture over to Zoup in Highland off of Indianapolis Boulevard. They have a rotating soup menu with vegan options, as well as salads and a veggie wrap. Everything is super fresh, and I’ve never had a bad experience there.
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In the mood for pizza? Check out MOD Pizza in Highland. It’s a small “build your own pizza” restaurant or you can choose one off the menu. Load up your dough with vegetables and dairy free cheese and you have yourself one tasty vegan pie! They also feature a pizza salad, or you can choose from one of their salads off their menu.
I hope that I was able to point many of Indiana’s vegans in the right direction. Even if you aren’t vegan or vegetarian and just want to eat more plant based foods, you’ll find that there are many options available to you. Sometimes you just have to do a little tweaking of your own.
Can you think of any other vegan food near Crown Point, Indiana that should be on this list?! Let us know down below!
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