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A+ Back-to-School Mushroom Recipes

August 1, 2016

Back-to-school season is right around the corner, which means schedules are about to fill up with science projects, after-school sports, homework, band practice, carpooling and school dances. Is your head spinning yet? While life may seem chaotic and unpredictable, your meals don’t have to be. We’ve taken the guesswork out of meal planning and rounded up a collection of easy, healthy mushroom dishes the whole family will love! (No school-age kids at home? No problem. You’ll still enjoy these simple, yet delicious recipes!)

Tips:

  • Cut down time in the kitchen by purchasing pre-cut veggies.
  • Blend mushrooms with meat to make meals go further (plus boost flavor and nutrition).
  • Opt for meals you can make ahead and freeze – freeing up your time during the week!

Zesty Crimini “Chicken” Nuggets
The next time kids ask for chicken nuggets, swap in these crispy, baked crimini nuggets (served with their favorite dipping sauce).

Cheesy Beef Skillet
The Blend turns this one-skillet dinner into an umami-packed, delicious and quick meal idea for busy families.

Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese with Mushrooms
A lunchtime favorite! Combine sweet, tangy barbeque pork with cheesy macaroni, then add roasted mushrooms for an umami-rich surprise!

Baked Sausage and Mushroom Frittata Muffins
Take-and-go blended breakfast muffins make hectic mornings manageable. Blend mushrooms with Italian sausage for a flavor-winning combo.

Muffin Tin Meatloaves
These make-ahead, bite-sized blended mini meatloaves provide a fun way to eat dinner – plus a serving of vegetables!

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