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The Beyonce and Jay Z of the plant-based world just announced a big-deal collab


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Photos: Sakara

Sakara and Matthew Kenney Cuisine are basically the Beyoncé and Jay Z of the plant-based food world, so we’re expecting their newly announced collaboration to get as much love as an Insta pic of Blue Ivy snuggling a kitten.

Yep, you read that correctly: Sakara founders Danielle DuBoise and Whitney Tingle have teamed up with ultra-innovative vegan chef Matthew Kenney to launch a series of dishes for Sakara’s clean (and crazy stylish) national food delivery service.

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Danielle DuBoise, Matthew Kenney, and Whitney Tingle

When the new menu items start to drop the week of July 4, you can expect the same hydrating, colorful, nutrient-dense fare that you’d normally get from Sakara—but with a fine-dining twist, thanks to Kenney and his superstar team of chefs. (Scott Winegard and Jessica Oost, who helped out on the project, have both done time at Michelin-star restaurants.)

For instance, a plant-based Nicoise salad comes with a macadamia nut “hard-boiled egg” on top, while a breakfast bar is elevated to decadent dessert status with rose-cashew filling, fig topping, and a macadamia-hazelnut crust. Kenney adds that the menu also includes plenty of fermented and sprouted ingredients, plus botanical infusion techniques for added hits of flavor.

Detoxifying Chicory Bowl

“Sakara has a strong foundation in the nutritional sciences, and we knew the next step was to find a plant-based master chef that could work within the confines of our pillars of nutrition to create beautiful, delicious, and nutritionally sounds meals,” says DuBoise. “Matthew Kenney brings in a whole new level of sophistication and mastery with his globally influenced palate, classical French training, and love for plant-based foods.”

Now that’s what we call a power pairing.

In other cool collab news, HBFit and CAP Beauty recently debuted a joint beauty box, Beyond Yoga and How You Glow teamed up on an activewear collection, and Bandier launched some $200 (!) leggings with Cushnie Et Ochs.