Blog: National Nutrition Month

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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
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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
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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
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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
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Cooking Tips & Ideas

Get Your Greens

As we step away from the heavy foods of winter, we encourage you to rejuvenate your dinner plates with wholesome and nourishing spring vegetables.

March 1, 2016
  • Connect with other mushroom lovers

    @mushroomcouncil

    • Mushrooms add important nutrients like copper and potassium to your plate without any additional fat and very few calories! What's your favorite mushroom recipe?
    • There's something about the sunshine that makes us crave fresh, Mediterranean flavors. ☀️😋 These healthy zucchini boats are sure to hit the spot!
    • How you cook your mushrooms affects their flavor. Seared mushrooms have an intense, roasted, charred and smoky flavor while roasted mushrooms have sweet, salty and umami tastes with caramelized, nutty and buttery flavors. Which style do you prefer?
    • Mushrooms are a quick-growing crop. In fact, they double in size every day!
    • This Mushroom Egg Salad needs to be on your #InternationalPicnicDay menu! It's easy to make and easy to take. 
RECIPE 👉 MUSHROOMCOUNCIL.COM
    • Is there a local chef in your area participating in the @beardfoundation #BlendedBurgerProject? Visit the link in our bio to browse the full list and vote for your favorite burger by July 31!