I bought these delicious pink Portobello mushrooms from Swiss Cottage farmers market which operates on a Wednesday between 10-3pm.
I'd like to share this with anyone who is struggling with their transition into a plant-based diet and encourage established vegans to share this info with others who may be seeking meat alternatives.
These mushrooms when cooked taste like bacon -- Now I know that may cause some controversy but let's be fair, its a journey and most of us have come from consuming meat ...
...and whilst I've now developed a plant-based palate, I appreciate others making the change and I am thankful for those trying their best.
Here are some great nutritional facts....
Did you know one cup of Portobello mushroom equivalent to 121 grams provides an adequate amount of vitamins, minerals, lipids and amino acids.
Intake of Portobello mushroom in the same amount provides Copper 52.33% of DV, Selenium 48.18% of DV, Vitamin B3 47.31% of DV, Vitamin B2 37.54% of DV and Vitamin B5 30.54% of DV.
Also, portobello mushroom contains enough proteins, minerals, nutrients which is essential to maintain good health.
It contains low calories which makes them suitable for diet. The selenium enhances the body to produce antioxidants.
The high amount of niacin helps to reduce Alzheimer’s disease, and It contains rich amount of water which helps to revitalize the body.
Portobello mushroom contains more potassium than a banana. An intake of Portobello mushroom helps to balance the overall health by preventing the various health ailments.