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Posts tagged: National Mushroom Council

Celebrating All Things Mushroom During National Mushroom Month

Stuffed mushrooms with breadcrumbs and cheese.  This was one of our favorite recipes on the Mushroom Council website.  This appetizer with very few ingredients is a great way to celebrate National Mushroom Month.  Photo courtesy, Kelsey from the Naptime Chef, Mushroom Council website

Stuffed mushrooms with breadcrumbs and cheese. This was one of our favorite recipes on the Mushroom Council website. This appetizer with very few ingredients is a great way to celebrate National Mushroom Month. Photo courtesy, Kelsey from the Naptime Chef, Mushroom Council website

Whether you eat them for their unique flavor or distinct texture, there are plenty of reasons why you should try mushrooms during National Mushroom Month.  One thing is certain – you could spend the entire month of September finding different ways to enjoy mushrooms. Read more »

Celebrating Nature’s Hidden Treasure – The Mushroom

As a mushroom enthusiast, National Mushroom Month is one of the most anticipated times of the year for me.  It’s a chance to eat as many of the mushroom’s healthy, tasty varieties as possible in new and classic heart-warming recipes.

Mushrooms are a great source of nutrients – including vitamin D, riboflavin, niacin, potassium, selenium and B vitamins – that can help every American meet the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) MyPlate guidelines for healthy eating. Because mushrooms are low in calories, fat and cholesterol-free, and low in sodium, their hearty, meaty texture provides a satisfying meal option that can fill you up while helping you sustain healthy eating habits.

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