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They say you are what you eat, and if you’re more into plants, then you’re all about healthy living!

If you are a herbivore by heart and is totally into the plant-based trend, then Starbucks Philippines has just got the thing for you — three new dishes on their menu, all meatless and guilt-free!

Also Read: Popular Starbucks Drinks You Can Make Yourself!

One of your Starbucks plant-based options is the BBQ Mochi Bun, a soft yet chewy bread which captures the texture of a mochi or the traditional Japanese rice cake. It is stuffed with a sweet plant-based Asian BBQ filling, a savory pairing with your Teavana drink.

bbq mochi bun, starbucks
Photo from @starbucksphilippines

We know you’re already familiar with Starbucks’s pasta options, but this takes it up a notch. This particular lasagna is entirely made up of plants, from the pasta to the sauce. In between the layered al dente bed of noodles is plant-based Bolognese sauce topped with plant-based cheese. A classic option for those who prefer taking a light café lunch.

classic lasagna, starbucks
Photo from @starbucksphilippines

Meanwhile, the Mince Roll is a very flaky, buttery pastry filled with plant-based ground patty, Italian spices, and a creamy plant-based cheese sauce. Very vegan-friendly!

mince roll, starbucks
Photo from @starbucksphilippines

Starbucks’s plant-based dishes are available for a limited time only for dine-in, take-out, drive-thru, and delivery via GrabFood.

In Case You Missed It: Starbucks releases Blueberry Yogurt Chia Cheesecake and more new cakes!

Starbucks always surprise us with new items on their menu. Instead of new drinks, we’ll get to enjoy their newest cakes! If we were to describe these cakes in one word, it would be CREAMY.

Starbucks Mississippi Mud Pie Cake, Blueberry Yogurt Chia Cheesecake and Cookies & Cream Cheesecake
Photo from Starbucks Philippines Facebook page

The newest Starbucks cakes are Mississippi Mud Pie Cake, Blueberry Yogurt Chia Cheesecake and Cookies & Cream Cheesecake – a dream come through for cheesecake lovers and chocolate enthusiasts. These cakes are available via take-out, dine-in and drive-thru. You may also find these in GrabFood! Stocks may vary per store.

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Did you know?

Aside from their limited edition drinks, did you know that Starbucks has crafted drinks and dishes exclusively sold here? Here are 6 other Starbucks drinks and dishes you can find only in the Philippines:

Teavana Matcha and Espresso Fusion

A drink that blends the rich creamy sweetness of matcha and the bold flavors of Starbucks’ espresso coffee in one, this Matcha and Espresso Fusion is one of the items in the Starbucks Philippines menu that pleases both the coffee and tea lover in you.

Matcha and Espresso Fusion from Starbucks PH
Photo from Instagram | @starbucksph

Sous Vide Egg White with Couscous and Quinoa

Just when you thought Starbucks couldn’t get you started on your journey to being healthy, they prove you wrong. A no-doubt healthy breakfast, their Sous Vide Egg White with Couscous and Quinoa will help you start your day right.

Fun fact: Sous-vide is a French culinary technique that involves vacuum sealing food, immersing and cooking it in water at a precise temperature. Because of the way it's being cooked, there's no additional fats and oils included. 
Sous Vide Egg White with Couscous and Quinoa
Photo from Facebook | Starbucks Philippines

Pistachio Dome Cake

A cake that’ll may not be right side up but will turn you’re whole world upside down, the Pistachio Dome is actually a combination of creamy pistachio and white chocolate mousse encased in layers of vanilla and chocolate cake and finished with whipped cream and Pistachio nuts.

Pistachio Dome Cake from Starbucks Philippines
Photo from Facebook | Starbucks Philippines

Spam Jalapeno, Egg and Gouda Cheese on Supergrain Bagel

Sure, Spam in pandesal is a classic but ever tried Spam in between a bagel? Elevating one of our breakfast favorites, Starbucks decided to create the Spam Jalapeno, Egg and Gouda Cheese on a Supergrain Bagel and offer it to no one other than a country that can eat Spam any time of the day.

Spam Jalapeno, Egg and Gouda Cheese on Supergrain Bagel from Starbucks
Photo from @starbucksph

Sinless Chocolate Cake

Dessert lovers on a diet and vegans rejoice, you can finally find a dish on the Starbucks Philippines menu that you can indulge in. Introducing the Sinless Chocolate Cake, a moist chocolate sponge cake filled with dark chocolate avocado and raspberry filling and designed with chocolate mermaid scales and chocolate frosting.

Sinless Chocolate Cake from Starbucks Philippines
Photo from Facebook | Starbucks Philippines

Three Mushroom Emmental Cheese on Vegan Roll

Another vegan offer from Starbucks, the Three Mushroom Emmental Cheese on Vegan Roll doesn’t only sound mouthwatering but it’s also one of the items on the Starbucks menu you can’t find anywhere else in the world.

Three Mushroom Emmental Cheese on Vegan Roll from Starbucks PH
Photo from @starbucksph

Made exclusively with the Filipino palate in mind, it comes as no surprise that these menu items have become a part of their core menu items which means you can have them any time, any season.

But did you know that Starbucks doesn’t only have items that are exclusive to the Starbucks Philippines menu? Yup, all over the world, there are Starbucks items that are offered only in their country. Curious as to what those are? Here are some of them:

Green Tea Red Bean Mascarpone Cake – Thailand

A menu item exclusive to Thailand, the Green Tea Red Bean Mascarpone Cake is a fluffy sponge cake made with green tea, mascarpone cream cheese and red bean paste.

Green tea Red Bean Mascarpone Cake from Starbucks Thailand
Photo from Facebook | Starbucks Partners

Blossoming Rose Tea Latte – Canada

A treat to the eyes and available in three variants – Matcha, Rooibos, and Black Tea – the Blossoming Rose Tea Latte is a Starbucks Canada Exclusive that’s no doubt Instagrammable.

Blossoming Rose Tea Latte from Starbucks Canada
Photo from Instagram | @starbuckscanada

Frappuccino Brigadeiro – Brazil

Inspired by the traditional Brazilian dessert made of condensed milk, cocoa powder, butter, and chocolate sprinkles, the Frappuccino Brigadeiro which is an exclusive item in Starbucks Brazil surely delivers when it comes to sweetness.

Frappuccino Brigadeiro from Starbucks Brasil
Photo from Instagram | @starbucksbrasil

Pink Drink – US

A drink that’s caught the world’s attention because of how beautiful it is and how refreshing it tastes, the Pink Drink that is only exclusive in the US has to be one of the unique drinks that everyone else in the world probably wants on their menu too.

Pink Drink from Starbucks
Photo from Instagram | @starbucks

Algarrobina Frappuccino – Peru

An item exclusive only to Peru, the Alagrrobina Frappuccino is a drink that has the syrup of Cabo, mixed with milk, ice, chocolate chips and decorated with whipped cream and algarrobina topping.

Fun fact: Algarrobina is a syrup made form the Black Carob Tree and is a popular ingredient in Peruvian cuisine. 
Algarrobina Frappuccino Peru
Photo from Facebook | Starbucks Peru

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