Spiced Mushroom-Stuffed Pita

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This pita wrap is toasted and then stuffed with flavor-packed mushrooms, making for a hearty bite. This spicy mushroom stuffed pita bread sandwich is easy to cook up and absolutely memorable. Generally, mushrooms make for a great meat replacement, because they have the tough texture and chew that satisfies much in the same way meat does. However, mushrooms are far more forgiving in terms of calories, fat, and overall nutrition. Enjoy!

Don’t be alarmed by the cheese if you’re shunning dairy – you can use a vegan version. One of my favorite shredded vegan cheese brands is Daiya. The company’s cheese melts just right and boasts a dairy-free, soy-free, and gluten-free nutritional profile.

This mushroom pita wrap is also great drizzled with Greek yogurt or a vegan alternative, such as my recipe for avocado alfredo sauce.

But here’s the real reason why this dish glows:

Mushrooms: are low in carbohydrates and sodium, are an excellent source of cancer-fighting selenium, reduce blood pressure and risk of stroke, are a good source of B-vitamins, contain tryptophan, which is essential to create vitamin B-3 and helps control sleep pattern and mood swings, help to prevent breast cancer and contain a high amount of antioxidant L-ergothioneine, which is important in protecting from UV and radiation as well as contributing to the liver’s detoxification abilities.

Get the full recipe @Greatist.

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Bon Appetit!

xo Aylin

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