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Panera Bread Vegan Options

Yes, Panera Bread Has Plenty of Healthy and Tasty Vegan Options

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Panera Bread is one of those fast-food chains that feels more like a healthy lunch spot than a place you'll regret running to for a last-minute bite. Since the chain is known for having plenty of light choices, it's no surprise there are lots of vegan dishes on its menu for those on a plant-based diet. Here's everything you need to know about eating vegan at Panera Bread.

Vegan Items on the Menu

Bakery:

  • Plain, Blueberry, Cranberry Walnut, Poppyseed, and Sesame Bagels
  • Black Pepper Focaccia, Sea Salt Focaccia, Country, Rye, Sesame Semolina, and Sourdough Breads
  • French Baguette
  • Hoagie Roll

Breakfast:

  • Steel Cut Oatmeal With Strawberries, Pecans, and Cinnamon Crunch Topping
  • Steel Cut Oatmeal With Apple Chips, Pecans, and Cinnamon Crunch Topping
  • Seasonal Fruit Cup
  • Peach & Blueberry Smoothie With Almond Milk
  • Coffee beverages made with almond or soy milk

Lunch:

  • Seasonal Greens Salad With Avocado and Quinoa
  • Vegan Lentil Quinoa Bowl
  • Soba Noodle Broth Bowl With Edamame Blend

Sides:

  • Apple
  • Banana
  • French Baguette
  • Kettle Chips
  • Pickle Spear

Options That Can Be Made Vegan:

  • Ancient Grain, Arugula, & Chicken Salad — order without chicken and add quinoa and avocado to any of these salads instead.
  • Fuji Apple With Chicken Salad — order without chicken and gorgonzola.
  • Greek and Modern Greek Salads — order without feta.
  • Asian Sesame With Chicken — order without chicken and wontons.
  • Spicy Thai With Chicken Salad — order without chicken and wontons.
  • Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich — order without feta and switch to one of the bread choices listed above.
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