Tasty Asparagus & Strawberry Spring Salad

I first shared this recipe back in April 2017. I’ve updated the post and hope you enjoy it!

You can’t go wrong with asparagus.

I’ve another great asparagus recipe  for you.  This veggie is packed full of vitamins including vitamin A, C, E, K, and B6. If that isn’t enough for you, how about the fact that asparagus can help you lose weight? It is low in calories but high in insoluble fiber, which will help you feel full longer. Asparagus also contains high levels of the amino acid asparagine which helps flush fluid and salt from your body (which can actually help prevent UTI’s). And along those lines asparagus can also help your digestive health and prevent bloating!

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January Gardening: Growing Microgreens

It’s January, and all you garden lovers are probably wishing you could plant and thinking of your spring garden in a few months. Today let’s discuss winter gardening by growing microgreens, a popular addition to salads and dishes.  They are sold at a premium price at trendy supermarkets.  They are considered nutrient dense powerhouses with up for 40 times more nutrients than when the same seeds are allowed to grow to maturity. I’ve been buying them in the supermarket but would like to grow them. I thought you might like to know what I learned in my research. Read More