A Superstar Food for Spring
Spring has sprung and so have asparagus. Tender, green and so delicious, asparagus is a delicacy that you can enjoy with the promise of improved vitality. Like other green vegetables, asparagus is overflowing with nutrients-providing twenty-two vitamins and minerals and an equally impressive list of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant phytochemicals. And of course, all of this for hardly any calories.
Need I say more? Yes, check out these delicious recipes so you can personally experience asparagus’ awesomeness.
Sauteed Asparagus and Artichokes
Serves 4-6Simple, easy and healthy…
- 1 lb. asparagus,trimmed and sliced into thirds
- 1 can artichoke quarters, drained
- I bunch scallions, chopped
- 2 tbsp. EVOO
- 1 lemon, juiced
Heat EVOO over medium-high heat. Add scallions and asparagus cooking until tender. Stir in artichokes and lemon. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Asparagus with Lemon-yogurt Dressing
Serves 4-6This is one of the easiest ways to make perfect asparagus that everyone will love.
Steam asparagus until just tender. Rinse in cold water and chill in the fridge. Stir together honey, yogurt, dill, and lemon. Place asparagus on a platter; drizzle dressing over and season to taste with salt and pepper
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