Three Recipes Featuring Mushrooms to Try This Spring
Spring has sprung, flower bulbs are making an appearance and though the frequent rains may not be pleasant for the season’s festivities, many mushrooms thrive off this spring environment.
Mushrooms belong to the fungi kingdom, but they’re often grouped in with vegetables in food classification and offer a lot of the same nutritional benefits. Mushrooms’ nutrient profiles vary depending on type, but they’re a great way to add bulk to a meal without excess calories. High in soluble fiber, mushrooms may help reduce unhealthy cholesterol levels and regulate blood sugar. They are also high in B vitamins that help boost skin and heart health.
Beyond their health benefits, mushrooms are extremely versatile. Check out these three simple vegan and vegetarian simple recipes featuring mushrooms:
- Creamy Thai Curry Pasta with Mushrooms and Peppers
- Zesty Whipped Ricotta and Sundried Tomato Roasted Portabella Caps
- White Wine Mushrooms and Zucchini Toasts
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