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Meatless Monday Made Easy with Mushrooms

January 9, 2017

We’re big fans of Meatless Monday, or what we like to call “Mushroom Monday.” So, what’s all the hype around Meatless Mondays? It’s a global movement urging consumers to go vegetarian one day per week. Many meatless meals feature mushrooms as the main ingredient, and for a good reason. Mushrooms are rich in umami, an ultra-savory quality (found in many meats) that make meatless meals just as satisfying and full of flavor. Ready to try Mushroom Monday for yourself? We’ve taken the guesswork out of the planning process and rounded up a day’s worth of meals to get you started.

Mushroom Monday Meal Plan

Breakfast Vegetable Frittata

There are plenty of meatless breakfast options out there, but this one will keep you full for hours. Loaded with bright vegetables, protein-packed eggs and meaty mushrooms, this frittata will ensure you start Monday on the right foot.

Lunchtime Mushroom Minestrone

Fill up with a hearty bowl of mushroom soup – perfect for a chilly winter afternoon. Whip this recipe up Sunday evening for lunch (or dinner!) the next day.

Late-Night Chipotle Mushroom Tacos

Thanks to umami-rich crimini and portobella mushrooms, you won’t miss the meat in these zesty, flavor-packed tacos.

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