Vegetarian & Vegan Lunch in Cambridge

The definition of a vegetarian diet is that vegetarians do not eat any food products that has been made from meat, shellfish, fish, crustacea or animal by-products like gelatine and rennet. The definition of a vegan diet is that vegans do not eat any food products that have come from animals, which includes products such as dairy and eggs. The number of individuals choosing to be vegetarian or vegan has been rapidly increasing year over year, so there is great demand for places to go eat that cater to these culinary preferences. This article explores the positive benefits of vegetarian and vegan food, where to eat that caters for vegetarians and vegans and what specific foods are available.

Benefits of a Vegetarian & Vegan Diet

There has been plenty of research to confirm that there are many benefits to eating a vegetarian and vegan diet. According to a study published by the National Institutes of Health, a vegetarian diet includes consuming a range of fibres, vitamins, minerals, sterols and phytochemicals. This in turn has a positive benefit on better blood pressure, improved body weight and a lower risk of type 2 diabetes. A vegetarian diet improves results in lower cardiovascular disease morbidity, weight loss, reducing cholesterol levels that lower the risk of heart disease and also reduce the chances of certain types of cancer such as colon cancer. These benefits can have a great positive effect on the body and is no surprise that many individuals are choosing to have a vegetarian or vegan diet.

Vegetarian & Vegan Lunch - The Sage of Cambridge

Vegetarian & Vegan Food in Cambridge

The City of Cambridge is home to many different places to go eat, from street food following food trends within the Cambridge Market Square, to cafes offering breakfast, brunch options and tea-time foods that cater to a plethora of different dietary requirements. Cambridge has a variety of great places that cater to vegetarians and vegans, one such place is The Sage of Cambridge which is a café located in the city of Cambridge. The Sage is part of  The Fellows House, which is a hotel that exudes luxury throughout. The Sage of Cambridge aims to inspire guests and neighbours to make wise eating, drinking and lifestyle choices. The Sage is a great working space and an area to relax and enjoy delicious food and drink. The café offers an all-day menu that encompasses a breakfast, lunch and drinks menu. This café is proud to focus heavily on catering to many different dietary choices such as the vegetarian and vegan diet. The Sage of Cambridge sources locally and ethically wherever possible and the plant-based food is the ultimate healthy treat. At The Sage you will also find gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options of homemade pastries, cakes, cookies and other desserts, ensuring everyone can indulge in the incredible creations of the chefs.

Vegetarian & Vegan Food - The Sage of Cambridge

A popular vegetarian and vegan ingredient found in dishes is tofu. Tofu is rich in nutrients and is a complete source of protein that is known to have plenty of benefits like supporting heart health and managing cholesterol and blood sugar. The avocado salad is one of  The Sage’s specials that is comprised of plant-based food such as tofu, mixed leaf, tomato and cucumber. Within the breakfast and lunch menu, there are vegetarian dishes such as Sage Scrambled egg, grilled mozzarella panini and waffles where you can choose a topping from maple syrup, chocolate, banana or berry compote.

The vegan menu offered at The Sage of Cambridge consists of plant-based options such as pancakes and porridge both with a range of toppings to choose from, saute mushrooms on sourdough bread and The Sage special club sandwich consisting of plant-based ingredients. Vegan cookies and vegan cakes are also available for those with a sweet tooth. To ensure guests are satisfied, the sandwiches and panini on the menu can also be made into vegetarian or vegan, as long as you inquire in advance, which you can do by emailing or phoning +44 (0)1223 949466.

Vegetarian & Vegan Lunch - The Sage of Cambridge

The Sage of Cambridge is open every day from 8 am until 4 pm, perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch and tea time. The Sage of Cambridge is a great vegetarian and vegan café, while also being an ideal place to work, relax and unwind with a great cup of coffee. The healthy drinks like our matcha latte and vegetarian and vegan dishes at our Cambridge coffee shop will always leave you feeling uplifted and energised for the day. 

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