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Mushrooms Fuel Back to School

August 1, 2018

Back to School Recipes Made Easy with Mushrooms!

It feels like summer has barely just begun, but now it’s time to hit the books. Whether you’re a college student returning to campus or a parent heading off to another busy year, you need quick and easy recipes to fuel this busy season. We have you covered. These simple recipes can be thrown together in minutes for a healthy breakfast, quick snack or easy dinner. Best of all, the recipes feature the ultimate brain food: mushrooms.

Join the August #BlenditarianChallenge

Join the August Blenditarian Challenge: Create a quick and easy “back-to-school” dish using The Blend (finely chopped mushrooms + ground meat) for a chance to win $250! Mushrooms are an easy way to add flavor to your favorite weeknight meals without the guilt. Even better: each of your monthly entries will be entered for the chance to win the Annual Grand Prize of $2,500 for you and $2,500 for a food bank of your choice!

Show us how you add The Blend to your weeknight dinners by entering the August Blenditarian Challenge today!

Back to School Recipes

Hummus Toast with Marinated Mushrooms

Hummus Toast with Marinated Mushrooms
Marinated mushrooms are a meal prep hero! Make a batch on Sunday night, and you’ll have a tasty toast topping all week long.

Maitake Wild Rice Salad
This salad is delicious at room temp and gets better over time as the rice and ‘shrooms soak up the lemony vinaigrette.

Sautéed Mushroom and Sundried Tomato Avocado Toast
Avo toast, we love you! Fuel your morning (or afternoon!) with these flavor-packed toast toppings.

One Blend, Four Dinners: Back to School Meals Made Simple

One Blend, Four Dinners
The best thing about The Blend? It’s versatile! Use the same blend of chopped mushrooms and ground meat in these four easy weeknight recipes.

Blended Turkey Meatloaf
Meet your weeknight dinner hero. This meatloaf is hearty and filling and comes together in a jiffy. Best of all? It’s loaded with mushrooms to keep it nice and moist.


Taco Lettuce Wraps
Did somebody say tacos?!? Pack the mushroom-turkey taco filling separate from your lettuce cups. Assemble at lunchtime to be the envy of the cafeteria.

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