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Our latest offering is a staple that we have perfected in our home kitchen after many a trial. They are made fresh upon order, with only honest ingredients carried in The Green Grocer roster. This variant is the vegan version of our shrimp, mushroom & kale dumplings. It features main ingredients such as kale, spinach and white button mushrooms. Sesame oil is also used in the seasoning of the filling.
Button Mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus), the world’s most frequently eaten mushroom is referred to as nature’s nutritional supplement. That’s because they are loaded with the nutrients our bodies need to generate energy and repair cells — including digestive enzymes, a spectrum of B vitamins, protein, and vitamin D2.
The impact of mushrooms on immunity is remarkable. Their curative powers have been shown to improve eyesight, hearing, circulation, impotency, migraine headaches, tumors, and infections. - UndergroundHealthReporter.comButton mushrooms also contain biologically active substances shown to help prevent cancerous cells from forming or recurring. Eating mushrooms regularly over long periods of time has been proven to actually decrease the number of cancerous cells in the body.
Oyster mushrooms are rich in protein (up to 30 percent by dry weight), plentiful in B vitamins, have no cholesterol, and have significant levels of the cholesterol-lowering molecule lovastatin -- up to 2.8 percent by dry weight (Stamets, 2005; Alarcon, 2003). Because of their native lovastatin content, oyster mushrooms have been studied for their benefits in helping modulate blood cholesterol levels.