Holy Shitake We have Lions Mane Mushrooms
Shiitake mushrooms are a famous mushroom worldwide
Known for their savory and rich taste, plus added health benefits. Many studies have shown these mushrooms help fight cancer, boost immunity, and support the heart. They’re also low in calories and high in other vital vitamins and minerals.
The addition of 4 medium-sized Shiitake mushrooms to your meal will add up to 9 wonderful nutrients.
- VitaminB5 & B6
- Vitamin D
8 Fabulous health benefits of Shiitake Mushrooms include:
- Fight Obesity
- Support immune function
- Destroy cancer cells
- Support cardiovascular health
- Provide Vitamin D
- Boost energy and bran function
- Promote skin health
- Contain antimicrobial properties
These wonderful mushrooms have a woodsy flavor, meaty texture and make a great vegan substitute in most recipes. They can be stuffed, cooked on the grill, in soups, or eaten as a snack in the raw with hummus or a light dipping sauce.
Toss together about a pound of broccoli florets, organic butter, and a hand full of shiitake mushrooms in the skillet. Spice it up with some lemon zest, sesame seeds, and kosher salt. Toss this veggie mixture over your favorite rice or noodles and celebrate shiitake mushrooms this month.
Go a little wild with Lion’s Mane mushrooms
A large, white, shaggy mushroom used in Asian countries for both medicinal and culinary purposes. The flavor has a rich creaminess to it and pairs well with seafood dishes.
One benefit of adding lions mane to your diet is the reduction of chronic inflammation. Often noted as having the fourth highest antioxidant support and recommended as a good dietary source.
Other benefits include:
- Assists in the recovery of brain and spinal cord injuries
- Reduces the risk of heart disease
- Diabetic Management
- Contains Cancer-fighting compounds
- Boosts the immune system
We recommend trying out this vegan recipe for crab cakes. Aubrey’s Kitchen makes it simple and shares a little more about the added benefits of going Wild!
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Please Enjoy these Shiitake Mushroom Recipes below….
- Fresh Foodie cooks up Noodles, Broccoli and Shiitake Mushrooms
- Mom 101 has a Sesame Asparagus that will have you busting out the wok!
- Mountain Rose Herbs goes simple with this organic ginger broth recipe
You can find local mushrooms at your local Farmers Markets. Follow their website links, go to vendors and look for the mushroom artisans.