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This Football Season, Join Team #Blenditarian to Win

As you cheer on your favorite teams this football season, join another winning team: Team #Blenditarian! Team #Blenditarian believes that the mighty mushroom has meaty powers to make meals more delicious, nutritious and sustainable. Whether it’s for your health, the planet or you just love the flavor that the blend adds, pledge now to do […]

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Mushroom Council Served Up Hundreds of Blended Burgers at Sturgis

Mushroom Council Served 400 Blended Burgers at Sturgis Rally The Mushroom Council took on a new frontier of burger lovers last week when it served The Blend to hundreds of bikers attending the 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. “It’s the best burger I’ve had all week,” was the familiar refrain offered up by bikers […]

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Reasor’s Retail RD Discusses The Blend and Shares Winning Blended Burger Recipe

Reasor’s Retail RD Discusses The Blend We chatted with Heather Steele, a retail dietitian at Reasor’s (an Oklahoma-based grocery store chain) and the winner of the Mushroom Council’s Retail RD Blenditarian Recipe Contest, about her thoughts on The Blend. Heather won top prize in the recipe contest for her Chicken Parm Blended Burger, which combines […]

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And the 2017 Blended Burger Project Winners are…

More than 400 restaurants duked it out to be named one of five 2017 Blended Burger Project Winners Blended burgers were the hot trend in restaurants this summer. From Memorial Day through the end of July, 414 restaurants* in 45 states accepted the challenge to menu a burger that blends mushrooms with meat as a […]

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Spotted: Celeb Jack Johnson Eating a Blended Burger

Stars they’re just like us – they even eat blended burgers! Let us set the stage: On Saturday, July 15th, we hosted a blenditarian booth at the Burgers, Brews and Bluegrass Block Party at Slow Food Nations in Denver, Colorado. We had our own section at this all-inclusive block party, which included five chefs serving […]

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6 Steps to Making Blended Burgers for National Grilling Month

Get out the grill: it’s time to make blended burgers for National Grilling Month There’s no better time to get outside and grill up your favorite blended burger than July, National Grilling Month! From bison to turkey, grilled blended burgers offer a variety of delicious flavor combinations. Whether your grilling for yourself, your family or […]

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Q&A: Buffalo is Rising Above and Beyond the Call of Duty | Part 1

Nickel City Chef, owned by Christa Glennie Seychew, a passionate Buffalonian and advocate for independent restaurants and family farms, has asked thirteen of the Buffalo’s most talented chefs to create their take on a blended burger as part of the Blended Burger Project™! To further promote these independent restaurants, Nickel City Chef is also running […]

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Blended Burgers Now Being Served in a Restaurant Near You

This summer, it’s up to you to vote for the best blended burger of them all in the 2017 Blended Burger Project. Trust us, it’s going to a delicious time. The Mushroom Council and James Beard Foundation are challenging diners nationwide to make “The Blend” a trend this summer by taking part in the third […]

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Chef Amir Hajimaleki’s Blended Burgers at Austin Food + Wine a Huge Hit

Food and fun were had by all, as Chef Amir Hajimaleki served up blended burgers at Austin Food + Wine Festival 2017! On April 29-30, Team Blenditarian set up The Blenditarian Grill for the first time at Austin Food + Wine’s Grand Taste, a festival showcasing some of the country’s top wine, spirits and culinary […]

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Why We Love The Blend

By Guest Blogger Katie Workman, The Mom 100 There is much talk about reducing our overall consumption of meat. It’s good for us personally, it’s good for the planet, and it’s also good for the karmic universe. But those burgers! Those meatballs! A piping hot moist meatloaf! These dishes won’t stop calling our names. And […]

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