Not every new item that catches on with natural and organic food devotees will cross over onto mainstream restaurant menus. But enough of them do—kale, quinoa, Greek yogurt—that it’s worth your time to check out the list of 10 natural and organic food trends compiled by the analysts at Boulder, CO-based Sterling-Rice Group. Not only do some of these items hold special appeal for customers; many are food-cost friendly.
Number one on the list: lentils. A nutritional