large feature image Cooking Tips & Ideas

Shroom-mates: Nutritious Pairings for Heart Month

February 10, 2017

Shroom-mates | noun | Nutritious ingredients that pair perfectly with healthy mushrooms!

February, American Heart Month, is all about sharing the love with our “shroom-mates.” We’ve partnered with shroom-mates USA Pulses, Tomato Wellness and Nourish with Lamb to bring you nutritious, delicious recipes for the heart and plate. Check out the infographic below to see why the versatile mushroom pairs so well with other hearty ingredients, and then get 6 Nutritious Pairings for the Heart & Plate to round out your heart-healthy month!

Mushrooms are low in sodium, cholesterol free, fat free and low in calories.

Pair with Shroom-mates:

Pulses (dry peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas): Cholesterol-free, low in sodium and an excellent source of fiber. Find more at pulsepledge.com.

Tomato Products: Available year round, contain the antioxidant lycopene and can cool down inflammation (the root of chronic disease). Find more at tomatowellness.com.

Lamb: A source of healthy, unsaturated fats and an excellent source of vitamin B-12 and selenium. Find more at nourishwithlamb.com.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Connect with other mushroom lovers

    @mushroomcouncil

    • What should you look for when picking out mushrooms at the store? Follow these selection tips! ☝️
    • Since mushrooms are grown year-round, they're always in season! Which variety is your favorite?
    • Battling boring lunches? Liven up your salads and sandwiches by topping them with sauteed, grilled or roasted mushrooms! Large in flavor. Low in calories.
    • This isn't your typical mayo-based potato salad! The mustard and chive vinaigrette provides well-balanced flavor while the tender mushrooms add an irresistible texture. 
RECIPE 👉 MUSHROOMCOUNCIL.COM
    • RESULTS ARE IN! 🍔🎉 Congratulations to @stupidgoodrachel for winning the #BlendedBurgerContest with her Pork & Shiitake Larb Burger recipe! Want to try it at home? Find her recipe on blenditarian.com.
    • Just a few weeks left to support your favorite local chef in the #BlendedBurgerProject! 🍔 Follow the link in our bio to cast your final votes by July 31.