A new report says mushrooms have the right profile for people and the planet, and we’ve got a recipe for Chicken Parm Blended Burger that you’re gonna love!
In the report, a partnership between the World Wild Fund and Knorr brand foods in the UK, enoki mushroom, maitake mushroom and saffron milk cap mushroom are included. And the report states that “there are more than 2,000 edible varieties of mushroom, and they can grow in areas where many other foods would struggle to thrive.”
It’s good timing for mushrooms to show up on this list, which has gained a lot of media attention, because this week we also read in the news about new research that says eating mushrooms twice a week can keep your brain healthy!
In addition, in the supermarket, more and more new products are showing up with mushrooms as an ingredient, to replace meat and serve the growing trend towards more plant-based eating, for health and for the planet.
Whether you are a shopper or a retailer, you’ve got to try this winning recipe, Chicken Parm Blended Burger, from Heather Steele, RD, LD, at Reasor’s. But first, here are some things to know about mushrooms, including our top picks for varieties found in the supermarket.