Posts Tagged ‘big ten recipe contest’

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PU employees win “big” recipe contest In case you missed our recent post on the Big Ten Mushroom Recipe contest, check out this video from the local West Lafayette, Ind. news station, WLFI-TV, highlighting the Purdue Boilermakers’ big win.

Mushrooms should be part of your diet! As you Mushroom Channel readers already know, mushrooms are one of the most versatile veggies. Mushrooms can enhance any meal – from updating classic comfort food to highlighting the exotic flavors in ethnic cuisine. Both delicious and nutritious, mushrooms add flavor and excitement to any dish. Potassium, B vitamins and zinc are just a few of the important nutrients you get from enjoying mushrooms in your meal.

Today’s pizza toppings please every palate We knew mushrooms were popular, but did you know that 60 percent of consumers choose mushrooms as their veggie pizza topping? When ordering vegetables on pizza, mushrooms are the clear diner favorite!

Mushroom Mac & Cheese: Comfort Food with a Healthy Kick We’ve been talking about adding mushrooms to mac n’ cheese for quite some time now and you’ve probably heard of our Mushroom Taco Mac recipe. Check out how Traverse magazine adds mushrooms to this comfort food favorite, noting that mushrooms are the only fruit or vegetable with vitamin D.

5 ways to slash calories and lose weight Substitute a large portabella cap for your hamburger once a week and you could lose some weight – mushrooms are a hearty meat alternative that will leave even the biggest meat-lover satisfied.