Mushrooms Can Replace Meat

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To reduce the amount of meat in burgers and other ground meat recipes, blend in chopped mushrooms as a substitute for up to 70 percent of the meat. This greatly reduces the calories and saturated fat in meat-based recipes and is an easy way to get more vegetables and nutrients, such as potassium and vitamin […]

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