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Homegrown Furniture: Furniture Made from Raw Mushrooms

By Christina Belloso: Think making furniture out of food is a thing of the future? Think again. If your mom ever told you to stop playing with your food when you were younger, then you’re going to love this. Due to a growing interest in building with alternative and renewable …

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Mushroom-Based Natural Insecticide

By Kim Robson: A 2006 U.S. patent for a natural, mushroom-based insecticide has the power to significantly disrupt Monsanto’s lucrative chemical pesticide industry. The patent was awarded to the world’s leading mycologist, Paul Stamets, but has received very little media attention. Pesticide industry executives believe it could represent the most …

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Meatless Monday — BBQ Neatloaf

By Fredrica Syren:  No, there is not a misspelling in title: since my meatloaf does not contain any meat, I simply call neatloaf. People who are foreign to a vegetarian lifestyle tend to think that all we eat are salads or side dishes, nothing hardy or comforting at all. My …

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Creamy Mushroom Soup with Apple and Walnut Toast

By Fredrica Syren On Fridays, my kids get to choose what we’re eating. You would think that would mean pizza, burgers or maybe hot dogs, right? Oh, not my kids, who are gourmet eaters. Bella had watched a cooking show with Jamie Oliver (her mom’s daughter, for sure!) and wanted …

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Meatless Monday–Pasta with Chanterelles and Swiss Chard

By Fredrica Syren We try to eat as much local and organic food as possible, which also means we eat seasonal foods. For late summer here in Sweden, that means mushrooms, particularly chanterelles. Chanterelle mushrooms, the cream of the crop with their buttery flavor,  taste amazing in soups, on toast, …

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Meatless Monday — Creamy Mushroom Soup

By Fredrica Syren By eating more vegetarian and plant foods, you will improve your overall health. Many vegetables, fruits, beans, nuts and grains are considered super foods due to their huge amount of not only vitamins and minerals but also antioxidants that will help you combat many illnesses. One super food known …

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Baked Quorn in a Mushroom Sauce

By Fredrica Syren This is a dish I made last night for dinner. It was one of those dishes I had no idea what I was making, but it all turned out so well the kids and adults loved it. Any meal that is creamy and contains protein and veggies …

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Mushroom and Lentil Patties

As a vegetarian family, we eat a lot of beans and lentils. Eating lentils straight up is not that much fun since they are small and get kind of mushy; but in a soup or — in this case — as a patty, they work great. These lentil patties are …

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