Offbeat The 5 Weirdest Foods You'll Start Eating in 2018

06:51  07 november  2017
06:51  07 november  2017 Source:   time.com

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Whole Foods has announced its predictions for the most anticipated foods in 2018 . Apart from eating or drinking the mushrooms, the fungi will also increasingly be used in lines of soaps and hair care, according to Whole Foods .

You may find yourself sipping some surprising beverages in 2018 , if Whole Foods ’ predictions for the hottest food trends next year come true Time.

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Mushroom-infused coffee

Certain varieties of mushrooms have long been used in dietary supplements to support the immune system or boost antioxidant levels. Next year, expect to see mushroom varieties like reishi, chaga and cordyceps infusing your coffee, chocolate, broths and tea, marketed as a way to promote wellness. Apart from eating or drinking the mushrooms, the fungi will also increasingly be used in lines of soaps and hair care, according to Whole Foods.

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Engineered plant-based food

As more people gravitate toward plant-based diets, the tech industry is diving into ways to bring meatless products to the table that taste just like the real thing. Expect more foods like the widely buzzed-about “bleeding” vegetarian burgers. Innovations include sushi that uses tomato instead of tuna and dairy-free desserts that get a creamy texture through scientific manipulation of nuts.

Root-to-stem

2018 will be the year you stop throwing out your carrot stems or other bits and pieces from vegetables formerly thought to be garbage. Instead, you can turn them into treats like pickled watermelon rind, broccoli stem slaw or beet green pesto.

Super powders

You may have spent years stirring protein powder into your smoothie, but 2018 could be the time to try powders made from spirulina, kale, roots or herbs. Whole Foods says next year will see more growth in the ever-popular turmeric-based drinks, while powders like matcha, maca root and cacao are also increasingly being incorporated into beverages.

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The fan favorite grocer released its list of the food and beverages that it expects to take over in 2018 , and the items that made the cut are definitely unique. Time Magazine recently rounded up five of the items that Whole Foods is expecting consumers to love in the coming months, starting with

Floral flavors

If you noticed an uptick in lavender or elderflower flavors in the last year, that trend is not going anywhere. Whole Foods predicts an increase in hibiscus and rose flavors, among other botanical inspirations.

Other food trends on Whole Foods’ top 10 list include companies offering greater transparency about where food comes from, a rise in use of Middle Eastern spices and ingredients, more puffed and popped snacks, non-traditional tacos and a boom in sparkling water.

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