GrubHub: Vegan was the top Spring food trend, Impossible burgers sales quadruple in Midwest

An Original Impossible Burger, left, and a Cali Burger, from Umami Burger, are shown in this photo in New York, Friday, May 3, 2019. A new era of meat alternatives is here, with Beyond Meat becoming the first vegan meat company to go public and Impossible Burger popping up on menus around the country. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Plant-based diets are becoming more and more common across the U.S. and the Midwest is right on board.

According to GrubHub’s latest State of the Plate report, veganism was the top trend overall this spring and, in this part of the country, the popularity of the meat-less Impossible Burgers is up 326% in the Midwest. Those Impossible Burgers must be especially tasty at night because they’ve also claimed the top slot for late night munchies.

Not ready to give up meat and cheese? Don’t fret. The top two most popular food in the U.S. this summer are expected to be barbecue pork buns and truffle parm fries. And, while pork may be what’s for dinner, mornings belong to chicken and waffles – the #1 breakfast order this year.

Grubhub must expect all of that barbecue and fried food to take a toll though because, they predict that, come fall, pesto pasta and fried okra will be filling people’s plates.

But, no matter what, the best meal is always dessert! Brownie sundaes get the most live, followed by cake batter froyo, and donut ice cream sandwiches.