The famous Impossible Burger, currently available in 5,000 restaurants, including fast-food giant White Castle, is now set to arrive in grocery stores starting next year–though exactly which stores remains a mystery as of now! Keep following the story online to get all the details, and before you know it you’ll be able to whip up an Impossible Burger in the comfort of your own home. Impossible Foods’ CEO and founder Dr. Patrick Brown, previously a Stanford biochemistry professor, explains that “the secret to Impossible’s meat is heme, a molecule found in hemoglobin (a part of blood). Impossible burgers “bleed” with the stuff — no animals needed — thanks to a heme protein naturally found in soy and fermented by the company.”

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This spectacular plant-based burger may not taste exactly like ground beef, but it still has a delicious flavor and crunchy coating due to the coconut oil it contains. It also boasts 20 grams of protein per patty, making it a filling and tasty addition to your grill. It also has a much smaller environmental footprint, not to mention a lack of hormones and antibiotics.

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For more excellent information on the Impossible Burger, as well as the environmental impact that meat production has on our planet, read This Vegan Burger ‘Bleeds’ and Tastes Like Beef, But Produces 87% Less Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

Fabulous Fries

Craving some salty fries to go along with your Impossible Burger? Here are three delicious recipes courtesy of our OGP contributors!

1. Chili Cheez Fries

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Melanie Sorrentino‘s Chili Cheez Fries are topped with a rich mushroom chili and a sweet potato-based “cheese” sauce that is sure to get your tastebuds fired up and ready to party!

2. Chipotle Seasoned French Fries

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Slightly spicy and easy to make, Desiree Rodriguez‘s Chipotle Seasoned French Fries are a tasty and quick side dish that can be eaten alongside a plant-based burger, or just as-is!

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3. Indian Spiced Sweet Potato Fries

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Loaded with delicious spices and served alongside a creamy garlic parsley cashew sauce, Crazy Vegan Kitchen‘s Indian Spiced Sweet Potato Fries are a unique addition to your dinner table, not to mention a healthy one!

For more burgers and fries, don’t forget to download the Food Monster App, which is available for Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based recipes, and subscribers gain access to new ones every day.

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