We all love and adore adding our medicinal mushrooms to our favorite meals, coffee, tea, smoothies, chocolates and beyond! Well, another upcoming trend that I’m sure many of you are well aware of is beauty care products that use medicinal mushrooms like chaga, reishi, maitake, shiitake, and tremella. I have been intrigued by this idea […]
About Matt Oliphant
Matt Oliphant is Community Manager at Real Mushrooms. He is a human performance consultant, spartan athlete and fitness enthusiast that competes in various spartan races, tough mudders and trail running competitions.
"I'm an avid amateur photographer and mushroom forager. I have always been fascinated by the mind and body and what it can do. I love and thrive off of helping people get the most out of their mind and body by using the latest and most cutting edge techniques, bio-hacks, nutrition optimization, fitness styles and much more. For me, it's much more than the physical. It's total mind, body, and spirit optimization. This is my purpose and flow in life and what I hope to inspire in the world."
Entries by Matt Oliphant
In need of a different take on the classic energy bites recipe that typically calls for dates and some kind nut or seed. Here at Real Mushrooms HQ, we have been experimenting with different medicinal mushrooms of all kinds for an energy bite recipe. In this recipe, chaga extract pairs beautifully with the nutty flavor of […]
Here is a festive and nourishing smoothie to fire things up this holiday season! You’ve got many things going for it. It contains cashews, which are an excellent source of monounsaturated fats. Cashews are rich in minerals like copper, manganese, and magnesium. This smoothie is infused with Real Mushrooms 5 Defenders, which contains 5 key […]
Do you find yourself having a hard time incorporating Turkey Tail mushroom into your everyday routine? Well, you are in luck here. This recipe tastes delicious and delivers an immune boosting punch whether you are having this as a post-workout meal or decadent dessert. Either route is sure to deliver here! Recipe details below: […]
I don’t know about you, but I have been on a blueberry kick lately. I just can’t get enough of these phytochemical rich berries known to guard our bodies against oxidative stress as well nourish our eyes and brain. This very recipe is something I make quite often and tend to keep the same. The only thing […]
I’ve always been a fan of chia seed pudding. However, I found myself getting stuck in a rut with making the same chia seed pudding over and over again. I decided to spice things up a bit and boost it with some raw cacao and medicinal mushrooms. If you are looking for something new, different […]
When you combine cold brew coffee and medicinal mushrooms. Some magical things can happen. I would like to mention that this recipe goes best with the coffee brands mentioned below. Obviously, you are welcome to try any good quality organic coffee here! But this is most optimized using these coffee blends! Just food for thought! […]
The pairing of dark chocolate and medicinal mushrooms is such a unique combination. The health benefits of these two functional foods are wonderful. These mushroom chocolate bites can act as a little afternoon pick-me-up or when that dark chocolate craving hits. You can be sure that you are giving your body some clean-burning fuel to give you […]
This is one of those smoothie bowls that tastes like bliss. It’s a favorite of mine post workout or when I’m wanting something chocolate and rich like, but without the added dairy and refined sugars. The ingredients I chose are high quality and really bring all the flavors and textures together. It tastes like a […]
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