Asparagus is delicious to eat and easy to grow, but it requires some patience. Grow asparagus only if you are able to dedicate a continual spot for it because it's a perennial vegetable. Note: Only plant male asparagus.
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In the US, we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food any time of the year. Although it's nice to have watermelon in February and asparagus in August, many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in se... Read more
An outdoor grill lets you cook up a tasty, healthful meal while creating a great atmosphere for chatting with friends and family on a warm summer evening. But after months of grilling out, you may grow tired of the same old chicken breasts and turkey... Read more
Companion planting, briefly, is the act of planting different crops in your garden in close physical proximity, based on the theory that they will help each other. The main use of this method is for deterring pests and disease without resorting to sy... Read more
You've slimmed down your recipes, made healthy food swaps, and integrated vegetables into your meals. But do you ever feel like your food is missing something? When you finish eating, do you ever wonder why a meal just didn't hit the spot?
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I'm not sure if this varies depending on the individual, but I've been eating a lot of carrots lately and my nails have grown pretty hard. My hair has also grown thicker too. I'm assuming it's because of the biotin that is in orange foods. Some other... Read more
My hair is just below the shoulders in length right now. I'm trying to grow it longer. I saw someone after a blow-dry at my hairdresser one day. She looked so glamorous with long hair. So, I'm trying to grow it a few inches longer. I will post a pic... Read more
DH and I just harvested our first batch of asparagus. We can't decide what protein to pair with it. Our goal this summer is to pick out protein based on the veggie side rather than the other way around. That way we get our veggies in.
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Asparagus has no fat, contains no cholesterol & is low in Sodium. Asparagus is good source of potassium, fiber, vitamin B6, vitamins A and C. Asparagus has been used to treat problems involving inflammation and can help get rid of water retention. To... Read more
Asparagus is delicious when prepared simply: steamed, roasted or grilled. I like to blanch and shock the asparagus before grilling. Boil the asparagus for 1 minute (this is the "blanch" part of the process). Immediately plunge t... Read more
Looking for some new ways to spice up your asparagus? We've rounded up some healthy and savory asparagus recipes for you to try.
Asparagus with Mustard Sauce
Chicken Asparagus Fritata Cups
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