Vitamin D

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Vitamin D🎉 It’s a pretty important vitamin/hormone that keeps your body healthy and your probably not getting enough of it! We all know the best way to get vitamin D is through the sun but unfortunately (especially in Michigan) we don’t get that much sun. Also people are afraid of the sun […]

AMAZING Mixed Vegetables!

Make it easier on yourself by roasting up these veggies for the whole week! They are perfect warm or cold and are soooo tasty! We’ve been adding these veggies to every meal!! Hope you enjoy 🙂 Roasted Mixed Vegetables (print here) Ingredients: 3 zucchinis, cut into small chunks 1 broccoli, florets 2 red bell peppers, […]

Bello Buns

Portobello buns that is! This is a perfect way to eat more mushrooms and get all those benefits (check out last post)!  Use them as burger buns!!! Portobello mushrooms are perfect for this! You don’t have to give up all da good food!!!!!! Just switch things out to make them pure and simple☺️ Portobello Buns […]

Why? Mushrooms

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday

Mushrooms!

I feel like mushrooms are something people just add to meals but they don’t really know why they are eating them or why they should be eating them. Here I will give you some tips about mushrooms and why they can benefit you!

  1. Reduce blood pressure- Mushrooms are low in sodium and contain potassium (15% of your daily value!) to help keep your blood pressure in check
  2. IMMUNITY- Mushrooms are full of selenium which enhances immune response to foreign molecules found in your body
  3. This is also makes it a good food to eat to fight CANCER!
  4. ANTIOXIDANTS- Yes mushrooms have antioxidants! Even as much as red peppers
  5. LOTS OF VITAMIN B- Specifically riboflavin and niacin which are crucial for a healthy metabolism and nervous system (which pretty much controls your whole body!)
  6. And last but not least VITAMIN D- Mushrooms are the only plant that actually contain Vitamin D. Mushrooms produce vitamin D in the sunlight just like us! That means for the people living in the cold, cloudy areas (is summer coming yet??) you can actual consume Vitamin D from mushrooms. I read this study done by a man living in the UK. He went to the doctors and they told him he had very low vitamin D levels. So he grew his own mushrooms under a UV light lamp and ate them everyday. And sure enough his levels went back to NORMAL!!