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Plant-forward pop-up Vegebond takes over, greens up Aladdin Campus Dining

This veggie-tastic takeover is pitching cool new plant-based ideas to college campus kitchens so the community can eat more greens.

Vegebond is Aladdin Campus Dining’s traveling road show of cool, plant-based takeover events that have real menu staying power. The pop-ups are basically trend-forward tours of the latest in plant-forward eats, featuring items like kung pow carrot bowls, spicy miso salmon fried grain bowls, plant-based chorizo nachos, walking tacos and more.

Celebrity partner Terrence J, known for his work with Historically Black Colleges and Universities  is lending his star power to the project.

The recipes and menus of Vegebond are approachable in every college dining setting, including smaller operations, says Aladdin Corporate Wellness Dietitian Kayleigh Jackson, RD, LDN. From her perspective, Vegebond is “taking a realistic approach to introducing these plant-forward menu options that do have a bigger spotlight on plants, but again also utilizing leaner proteins for some recipes, too.”

Unlike strict, scorched-earth vegan menus of the past, Vegebond recipes and menus can “draw and audience full of a variety of different eaters…these recipes really resonate with our students.” Click through to see how the Vegebond takeovers have wowed at Southern Oregon University, Georgia Gwinnett College, Savannah State University, and Roosevelt University in Chicago.

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