Oceania Cruises, culinary and destination focused cruise line, unveiled the most extensive and creative plant-based menus at sea as their latest OceaniaNEXT innovation. Remaining at the forefront of culinary development, the cruise line features more than 200 new healthy menu selections. Besides current gourmet offerings, plant-based choices will be available at breakfast, lunch and dinner and guests will also have plant-based options available on request during dinner in the specialty restaurants. New menu offerings are in addition to the line’s vegetarian and Canyon Ranch Healthy Living selections.
Cuisines include Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Mexican, Italian and Malaysian. Besides hearty pastas, salads and soups there are some surprising items including an 'impossible' cheeseburger, truffle mac and cheese and apple-oatmeal crumble with plant-based vanilla ice cream. Whetted your appetite? Read on for Selected Menu Highlights ......
Banana-Oatmeal Pancakes with Berries and Maple Syrup ....... Green Apple Müesli with Pistachios, Pecans and Yellow Raisins ......... Avocado Toast on Rustic Farmers Bread
Chilled Melon Soup with Port ........ Korean Kimchi Soup ........ Wakame Sesame Salad ....... Penne au Pistou with Broccoli and Sundried Tomato
Roasted Butternut Squash with Arugula, Mango, Black Radish and Hearts of Palm ....... Sweet Potato-Oat Tarte with Forest Mushroom and plant-based Truffle Cheddar Sauce ......... Falafel Fritters with plant-based Harissa Mayo, Cucumber, Mint, and Capers ........ Crespelle alla Fiorentina with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Tomato Sauce ........ Green Curry Stir Fry with Eggplant, Oyster Mushrooms, Green Peas and Thai Basil
Plant-based Vanilla Mango Ice Cup, Crispy Granola ....... Summer Berry Pudding Chantilly .......
Vodka-Marinated Strawberries Romanoff with plant-based Vanilla Ice Cream ........ Shortbread with plant-based Orange Cream Cheese and Raspberries
Raw Juices and Smoothies
The Raw Juice and Smoothie Bar serves raw, cold-pressed juices and vegan smoothies from 7 am until 11 am. Delights include rise & shine juice, tropical green smoothie, sweet green juice, yellow sunshine smoothie, cacao joy smoothie, cold brew latte and chia cashew yogurt bowl.
Having featured the famed Canyon Ranch Spa at sea and Canyon Ranch Spa Cuisine for close to a decade, Oceania Cruises has a long-standing reputation for focusing on healthy life balance, fitness and wellness. With the expansion of vegetarian and gluten free offerings, the recent addition of Healthy Living Tours Inspired by Canyon Ranch and the debut of plant-based menu offerings, Oceania Cruises offers the most comprehensive wellness programme at sea
OceaniaNEXT is a sweeping array of dramatic enhancements. This ambitious brand initiative will elevate every facet of the Oceania Cruises guest experience to new levels. More at Oceania Cruises
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