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Climate Blogger Reviews the Beyond Burger

Beyond Burger

So, I told you guys that I would review the Beyond Burger in a recent post analyzing Beyond Meat’s environmental impact. I am keeping my word, but I realized that I am not a food reviewer. This is EarthPlex, not FoodPlex. Leansquad’s review is more of your average food review, but I’m sure there is some enjoyment in reading a review from somebody who eats food like anybody else and doesn’t think about every little ingredient as he chews. 


As a climate blogger, I can discuss the benefits the burger has on the environment more easily than I can break down the taste, but with that out of the way, it is time for a climate blogger to review the Beyond Burger.


Where should I start? Where do most food reviewers start? I’ll start with how normal burgers taste. No, you probably already know that.

Appearance

Okay, I have decided to start with the Beyond Burger’s appearance. It looks like a burger, but if I look closely, I think I can see vegetables. Maybe, it's me just thinking about the vegetables and my brain playing tricks on me.

Taste

I couldn’t think about anything else to say about appearance, so I’m at the exciting part: taste. It tastes surprisingly good and similar to a burger. (This is not a sponsored post.) It doesn’t taste identical to a burger, but it's very close. Personally, I like the taste of the Beyond Burger over the taste of a beef burger, but as a climate blogger, who am I to say? It bleeds like a burger too despite being entirely plant-based. 


The Bottom Line

I’ve decided to cut this off due to my lack of culinary knowledge. However, as your average teen climate blogger, I can confidently recommend the Beyond Burger. It looks good, it tastes good, and it's good for the environment.


Try the Beyond Burger!


  
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