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Monday 20 January 2014

Featured food of the day mushrooms

We never get tired of mushrooms, for breakfast, eggs, bacon and a hand full of small mushrooms all fried in butter. As a starter or light lunch, a large portabello mushroom, filled with pate and covered in grated cheese. Cook at 200c for 20 minutes on a baking sheet. Add the cheese after 15 minutes cooking. Serve with a mixed salad.

Mushrooms are a low-calorie food usually eaten cooked or raw and as garnish to a meal. Dietary mushrooms are a good source of B vitamins, such as riboflavin, niacin and pantothenic acid, and the essential minerals, selenium, copper and potassium. Fat, carbohydrate and calorie content are low, with absence of vitamin C and sodium. There are approximately 20 calories in an ounce of mushrooms.

Hop over to the video below for a wonderful easy to make recipe.

All the best Jan


Anonymous said...

They look nice mushrooms. I have to carefully budget and I buy the value packs that have different size and shapes. They still taste the same. Val

Lowcarb team member said...

Hi Val - thanks for your comment.

I totally agree the value, essentials and basics ranges which all of our supermarkets seem to have are a good purchase. The mushrooms don't know they are different shapes and sizes, sure thay may not be so clean and pristine looking, but a quick wipe over and you're ready to go!

All the best Jan

Galina L. said...

Mushrooms are also a nice addition to any broth. I think a cup of broth is a good warming drink on a cold day or to be part of any meal.

Beachbag said...

It's weird.... Mushrooms were a no no for me because they had an "antisocial" effect on my digestive system. However, since I've become a LCHF fan I can eat them every day with no probs! Cool :)

Lowcarb team member said...

Hi chuffed to see over here. Be careful you don't get accused of conversing with Beelzebub LOL

Thanks for the comment and the likes on the forum.

You are most welcome here any time.

Regards Eddie

Beachbag said...

He who sups with the devil should have a long spoon?.....nah, I'll take my chances and enjoy every mouthful ;) . Thank you for the welcome, it's a pleasure to visit here.

Beachbag said...

To sup with the devil one needs a long spoon? Nah, I'll savour each mouthful, lol. Thank you for your kind words and warm welcome. There is much to learn here :)