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Lion's Mane Mushroom and Pancetta Salmon

Lion's Mane Mushroom and Pancetta Salmon

Enjoy the deluxe flavors of sautéed lion's mane mushrooms with pancetta on top of pan-fried salmon. This Lion's Mane Mushroom and Pancetta Salmon is a super simple dinner to make and is full of flavor!Finding new ways to cook salmon is such a fun thing to do! This salmon recipe will be your new favorite way to cook it. Not only is it delicious and super easy to make, it's incredibly healthful as well. Salmon is full of protein and healthy fats and lion's mane mushrooms contain novel compounds that are good for brain health. Click here to learn more...

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Lion’s Mane Nuggets

Lion’s Mane Nuggets

These Lion’s Mane Nuggets are super easy to make and are absolutely delicious! They are made with super simple ingredients and crisped to perfection in an air fryer or oven. Complete each bite with a homemade Italian aioli for dipping.Head to your local farmer's market to find Lion's Mane or get them from us here.Lion’s mane mushrooms are incredible. Not only do they have many health benefits, but the texture is like crab meat and they are slightly sweet in flavor. These air-fried nuggets make for a great meatless Monday “chicken” nugget! They are great dipped in this homemade Italian...

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Beginners Guide To Growing Mushrooms

Beginners Guide To Growing Mushrooms

Whether it's a grow kit or DIY setup, read on to learn how to get started growing your own delicious and nutritious mushrooms.Growing your own mushrooms is an unforgettable experience. It’s unlike having a garden, fermenting food, or cultivating any other life form. It reveals a cryptic process that is seldom observed so intimately in nature. When growing mushrooms for the first time, fascination colonizes your mind as you watch the cobweb mycelium grow into its substrate. From the fuzzy burst of fungal cotton you see days after inoculation, to the final harvest of the majestic fruiting bodies that almost...

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Baked Honeynut Squash Mushroom Mac N' Cheese

Baked Honeynut Squash Mushroom Mac N' Cheese

What you need:½ gallon pasteurized milk (not ultra-pasteurized)3 TB lemon juice3 Honeynut squash or 1 large butternut squash, enough for 2 cups cooked puree.1 lb fresh mushrooms: Lion's Mane or Hen-of-the-Woods (Maitake) work great.Olive oil for sautéing1 cup grated Parm1 cup grated aged gouda or extra sharp cheddar½ cup chopped fresh parsley½ tsp dry oregano or 1 tsp fresh oregano2 pinches nutmeg (freshly grated if possible)1 lb dry pastaWhat you do:Roast squash at 390℉ in a dry pan until tender (20-30 minutes). Let cool. Remove seeds and skin, and set aside.Heat milk over medium heat till warm but not hot....

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