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So You Think You’re Not a Mushroom Person?

We get it. Not everyone can be a mushroom enthusiast ALL the time, but mushrooms do deserve a place somewhere in everyone’s diet. If your friends, family or even yourself tend to avoid mushrooms, blending them with ground meat in recipes is a creative way to give this nutrient-packed food another shot. Here are a […]

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Lighten Up Your Meals With The Blend™

There’s something about the heat of summer that makes us crave lighter meals filled with fresh fruits and veggies. This summer, combine your cravings for lighter fare and your love of hearty meals with The Blend™. The Blend = chopped mushrooms + ground meat, which makes meals more nutritious and delicious. How is this so? […]

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Maximize Your Meat With This Simple Trick

For many, meat is an important source of protein in a well-balanced diet. It’s also a source of the cravable umami flavor we rely on to anchor our meals and satisfy our stomachs. But the reality is, you may not always have it on hand. Whether you’re running low between grocery runs or cutting back […]

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The #BlendedBurgerContest Is Back!

Last year, Bon Appétit and the Mushroom Council® set out to find the best blended burgers being created by home cooks across the country and launched the first ever Blended Burger Project: Home Edition. Inspired by the creative burgers you came up with, we’re making it a tradition and coming back for year two. What’s […]

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Cook Comfort Food Once, Enjoy It Twice

Bookmark the recipes below to make your next meal plan easier! Cook once, eat twice. It’s a kitchen practice as simple as it sounds. Cook a base dish that can be enjoyed today and used for an entirely different meal tomorrow. For example, bake some fish for tonight’s dinner, and enjoy fish tacos for tomorrow’s […]

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4 Quick Tips for Healthier Eating Habits

Diet plans. Fancy recipes. Expensive ingredients. Searching for healthy eating solutions can get overwhelming but it doesn’t have to be complicated. By making small, achievable changes, you can make impactful adjustments without breaking the bank or overhauling your lifestyle.  Plus, March is National Nutrition Month, making this the perfect time to create some healthy habits. […]

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Eat Like a Champ 🏆 5 Super Blend Bowls

If there’s one thing we can count on every February, it’s the football game of all football games kicking off the month. But we’ve got our minds on a different type of bowl: ones filled with yummy, nutritious ingredients to fuel your day and satisfy your taste buds. These creative bowl recipes will take you […]

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2020: Year of The Blend™

Welcome to 2020, blenditarians! A lot lies ahead of us this year: the dawn of a brand new decade, a leap year, the summer Olympics and, most exciting (especially for our taste buds), the Year of The Blend™. The Trend is to Blend Blending chopped mushrooms with meat makes meals more nutritious, delicious and sustainable […]

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Make the Most of Winter With The Blend™

For some, winter means hitting the slopes or snowmobile trails in pursuit of outdoor adventure. For others, it means hibernating and simply surviving until spring. Whether you’re a snow bunny or homebody this winter, The Blend is a great way to make the most of it. The days of vibrant berries and garden vegetables may […]

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Thanks for the Recipes, 2019

We’re in the final month of 2019 and when we look back it’s been a great year in the Blenditarian community! This spring, the first-ever Blended Burger Project: Home Edition inspired home cooks across the country to create their own blended burger recipes. Then, blended burgers appeared on more than 500 restaurant menus nationwide thanks […]

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