Bleeding Veggie Burger?

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Courtesy Impossible Foods

It’s a great month for (new) vegetarians and some meat eaters. Impossible Foods debuted the “bleeding veggie burger” at NYC’s Momofuku Nishi. The veggie burger goes further than Beyond Meats’ “Beyond Burger. Instead of using beet juice for the bloody effect, the “blood” is plant heme, an iron-rich molecule that carries oxygen. Heme is found in every living organism, it makes your blood red and turns meat pink. Impossible Foods selects proteins and nutrients from greens, seeds, and grains to recreate a guilt free meat/cheese-eating experience.

If this burger becomes mainstream and more people convert to a vegan/vegetarian lifestyle, meat can be made with 95% less land, 74% less water, 87% less greenhouse gas emissions AND without hormones or antibiotics. The next stop for the Impossible Burger is in San Francisco, CA. Hopefully, Miami is next.

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Woman Wednesday: Rinny Riot

 

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Rinny Riot is a blogger at missriot.com and Managing Editor at Black Girl with Long Hair, a beauty and culture website dedicated to black women. Rinny is based in Los Angeles, California, but Houston-the third ward to be exact-Texas is her hometown. Her style is extremely admirable + eccentric AND she’s a fellow Tame Impala lover. View my favorite looks by her below. Shoutout to the alternative black girls.

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