Blog: Health

large feature image
Cooking Tips & Ideas

Shroommates 2.0: The Nutrition Edition

With March being National Nutrition Month, we’re taking a closer look at vitamin D, a nutrient found naturally in mushrooms, and other nutrients that pair well with it including iron, calcium and magnesium.

March 12, 2019
large feature image
Cooking Tips & Ideas

Mad About Mushrooms for National Nutrition Month

Spring is nearly here. Whether you are still braving the chill of the Midwest or enjoying the coastal beaches, one thing is for certain: comforting winter recipes are being filed away for next year and lighter, veggie-forward fare is now on the menu.

March 1, 2019
large feature image
Cooking Tips & Ideas

What are your #ShroomGoals?

How are your resolutions holding up? If you’re wavering or still goal-searching, why not make some #ShroomGoals? Mushrooms can help play a role in achieving whatever your goals may be – from improving your nutrition to your cooking!

January 14, 2019
large feature image
Cooking Tips & Ideas

6 Mighty Mushroom Recipes for Nutrition Month

From power bowls to loaded salads, when it comes to amping up veggies in your meals, mushrooms are first in flavor and a powerhouse of nutrition. Be sure to reach for mushrooms while planning your Nutrition Month menu!

March 1, 2018
large feature image
Cooking Tips & Ideas

Delicious on the Plate, Healthy for Your Heart

February is American Heart Month and we’ve partnered with The Whole Grain Council and Fruits & Veggies–More Matters® to give your ticker some love. Combine the mighty mushroom (low calorie and fat-free) with any one of these pairings for a healthy helping of delicious.

February 13, 2018
valls_mushroom large feature image
Featured

Mushroom Varieties Offer Different Health Benefits

While it’s easy to decipher between shapes and colors, it’s not as easy to see the nutritional differences between mushrooms. Mushrooms are a nutrient powerhouse with each type offering beneficial nutrients such as vitamin D, selenium and B vitamins.

March 2, 2017
1 2
  • Connect with other mushroom lovers

    @mushroomcouncil

    • Which cooking technique is easy and requires few ingredients? Roasting! This is a great way to prepare mushrooms and enhance flavor. Which variety do you like to roast in the oven?
    • Easy Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy vs. Avocado and Farro Harvest Buddha Bowl. 🍄 Who will win this round of #MushroomMadness? Head over to our Twitter page (@mushroomcouncil) for a chance to #win prizes!
    • DYK? Only 1.8 gallons of water is required to produce one pound of mushrooms, making this delicious fungi an earth-friendlier choice for #WorldWaterDay!
    • This #MushroomMadness dish is full of healthy veggies and crimini-pork #blenditarian meatballs. What could be better than that? .
.
RECIPE 👉 BLENDITARIAN.COM
    • Fun(gi) fact: During the growing process, mushrooms double in size every day.
    • Fuel your Tuesday with these veggie-heavy Marinated Mushroom Bowls with Lentils and Wild Rice.
.
This recipe is part of our #MushroomMadness competition! Want to know more? Head over to our Facebook and Twitter! Psst...there are #prizes involved!
.
.
RECIPE 🍄 MUSHROOMCOUNCIL.COM