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Mushrooms: Your (Healthy) Resolution Solution

January 1, 2018

Mushrooms are the solution to your healthy New Year resolution!

New Year, better you!

If being healthier in the new year is a goal of yours, mushrooms can help. By swapping a portion of meat for mushrooms (psst… we call it The Blend), you can trim fat and calories, decrease salt intake, and add a serving of much-needed vegetables. What are you waiting for? Take the first step to fulfilling your New Year’s resolutions and pledge today!

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The mighty mushroom offers a powerhouse of health benefits – giving you the boost you need to crush your New Year resolutions!

  • A good source of vitamin B, mushrooms can give you the boost of energy you need to power through your workout!
  • Mushrooms contain niacin, which helps promote healthy skin through the harsh winter months.
  • Flex your immune system muscles! Mushrooms are the leading source of the antioxidant nutrient selenium in the produce aisle – helping keep the sniffles from taking over.
  • Fill up, not out while snacking on your favorite fungi! As a low-energy-dense food, mushrooms can be effective for reducing daily energy and fat intake while still feeling full.

Try These Healthy Recipes!

Mushroom Beef Brown Rice Taco Bowls

Mushroom, Beef and Brown Rice Taco Bowls
These build-your-own taco bowls are ideal for a busy weeknight dinner. Pile on your favorite toppings just before serving.

Marinated Mushroom Bowls with Lentils and Wild Rice

Mushroom Bowls with Lentils and Wild Rice
A mix of crimini mushrooms are marinated in an Asian-inspired dressing and paired with hearty grains and lentils alongside crunchy vegetables.

Mushroom Lettuce Wrapped Blended Burger

Mushroom Lettuce Wrapped Blended Burger
Fire up the grill for a healthy twist on your favorite (blended) barbecue masterpiece!

Winter Salad Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

Winter Salad Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms
Turn a family-favorite winter salad into a gourmet meal with a hearty portabella as the base.

Mushroom Spinach Homepage Sausage Patties

Mushroom Spinach Sausage Patties
Roasted and finely chopped crimini mushrooms are blended with chopped spinach, and pork for these easy make ahead healthy homemade sausage patties!

Egg Mushroom Kale Skillet

Egg Mushroom Kale Skillet
Put a twist on the classic egg and mushroom pairing in this delicious, pan-seared skillet combination great for a healthy meal.

5 responses to “Mushrooms: Your (Healthy) Resolution Solution”

  1. Rita says:

    I love making homemade mushroom soup from my own stock. Find it comforting during these 0-degree days.

  2. Lorna says:

    Always loved mushrooms.

  3. As a Type 2 diabetic I am always looking for ways to improve my health through diet. Love mushrooms!

  4. Pam says:

    I’m the only one who loves Mushrooms. I try to make some recipes for my self. But it is not the same. So I have to buy frozen dinner with mushrooms in it.

  5. George Dezes says:

    GREAT RECIPES!!! & FACTS!!!

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