You need more easy mushroom recipes in your life. Oh yes, you do!
Did you know that mushrooms are nutrition dense and ever so good for you?
Mushrooms + Nutrition
Regarded as a health food for millennia by the Chinese, the nutritional qualities of the many varieties of mushroom and their rich flavour are now far more fully appreciated in the west. Neither a plant nor an animal, mushrooms form a separate food group, the fungi, and have unique properties. The most common forms you will find are white button mushrooms, large white field mushrooms, brown mushrooms and portobello mushrooms.
- just 100mg a day of mushrooms has been shown to reduce the risk of breast and prostate cancer
- very low in calories
- mushrooms can stimulate the immune system
- good source of selenium, potassium, riboflavin, niacin and vitamin D
- provide bulk in the diet and help you feel full
Buy fresh, or pick wild ones if you are SURE you know which ones are edible
Store in the fridge, in the cling-wrapped packaging they came in or in brown paper bags
Cook roast button mushrooms whole in a hot oven, slice and stir fry, add to salads, stews and casseroles, mushrooms soups are also excellent
Eat mushrooms for breakfast, start your day the nutrition packed way
Enjoy the texture of mushrooms as much as the flavour
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