2019 has been a year filled with fleeting foodie trends from bubble tea to celery juice (no thanks), but one that’s not showing any signs of slowing down is being more flexible with consuming meat.
Don’t panic, this isn’t about giving up your favourite dishes or going vegan. Being a flexitarian is more about trying to reduce the amount of animal products you eat. Why? For the environment, of course.
Animal agriculture is one of the leading causes of global warming due to greenhouse gas emissions, and according to The Guardian, scientists predict that we will need to reduce our beef intake by 90 per cent in order to help avoid serious climate issues in the future. Basically, eating less meat is one of the best ways to help save the planet.
The good news is that cutting meat down doesn’t have to compromise flavour or your favourite burger. The Alternative Meat Co. across the ditch are producing super innovative plant-based burger patties that look, cook, taste and smell like the real deal. What’s more, these patties are nutritious and need significantly less water, land and energy in production than a typical beef burger.
So where can you get your hands on these mouth-watering creations? The legends at BurgerFuel are doing their part for the environment (and burger lovers) by releasing their fourth plant-based burger this year—and we’re so ready.
A take on their beefy classic The American Muscle, the meat-free version—The Alternative Muscle, will equally satisfy your tastebuds. This limited-edition burger stars a flavoursome, juicy patty from The Alternative Meat Co. smashed to perfection on the grill, topped with gooey melted cheddar and tangy pickles, slathered in Dijon Mustard, tomato relish and BurgerFuel's free-range aioli sandwiched between an artisan wholemeal bun.
This is the perfect way to start eating less meat without missing the taste of a classic cheeseburger. What’s more, BurgerFuel are totally vegan and vego-friendly with a dedicated plant-based menu.
What: The Alternative Muscle plant-based burger
Where: Your local BurgerFuel
When: From November 5 for a limited time
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