Welcome January 2022! Although we may be in the midst of yet another cold Ontario winter, root vegetables and comfort foods take on centre stage. Serve up more carrots, mushrooms, red onions, beets, garlic, leeks, and potatoes this cold January month as these vegetables are in season!
To help get you started on more seasonal cooking, check out this delicious, hearty mushroom and rice soup, which stars mushrooms, carrots, garlic, and onion.
Did you know??
Mushrooms grow all year round in Canada, making them super accessible and convenient for any soup, salad, chilli, or casserole. (1)
Mushrooms are the only vegetable that naturally contains vitamin D! Some studies have demonstrated that if exposed to ultraviolent light pre-harvest or post-harvest, vitamin D levels can significantly increase. (2)
For ultimate freshness, store mushrooms in a brown paper bag in the fridge.
Mushrooms are loaded with B vitamins, minerals, fibre, and antioxidants. (1)