Jay Z took the pledge to go plant-based with an announcement.
"On December 3rd, one day before my 44th birthday I will embark on a 22 Days challenge to go completely vegan, or as I prefer to call it, plant-based!!" he posted to his site.
Beyonce and Jay Z began their plant-based challenge at Real Food Daily in Los Angeles. Their organic vegan choices included:
- Spicy BLT wrap with tempeh bacon
- Lentil Walnut Plate
- Meat-free, dairy-free Mediterranean Bowl
- Lima Bean & Squash soup
- Veggie Wrap with mushrooms
They talked with the waiter about their 22-day plant-based spiritual cleanse.
"A plant-based diet is a conscious choice, benefiting the body and the world at whole," said their waiter, according to a source.
The dieting duo subsequently went for lunch to Cafe Gratitude in Los Angeles. At the vegan restaurant, they enjoyed plant-based chocolate truffles for dessert and were "great" and "happy," said the source.
As for the future after the 22-day cleanse ends, Jay Z could only speculate.
"I don’t know what happens after Christmas. A semi-vegan, a full plant-based diet? Or just a spiritual and physical challenge? We’ll see," he mused.