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Asparagus Growing Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Asparagus Growing.

Beyond Burgers: Fun Foods You Can Grill

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

An Introduction to Companion Planting

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

Buying Organic Food on a Budget

Step into any supermarket these days and you’re sure to find a wide variety of organic foods on the shelves. From produce, milk and meat to breakfast cereals and snack foods, consumers have their pick of certified organic products—a far c...  Read more

4 Good Reasons to Buy Local Food

If you’re buying California-grown organic strawberries because you know organic food is better for the environment, then you might want to reconsider your purchase—or at least your motivations. While choosing organic over "conve...  Read more

9 Foods that are Good for Your Gut

Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme...  Read more

grow taller and loose weight at the same time
Updated 6/28/2014 5:05:27 PM

Hello :) I want to ask about a program to grow taller and loose weight at the same time. I'm 71 kg and 62m, I already lost 6 kg but still have 10 kg to loose. Is it possible to gain height and I'm 27? If yes, how can I do ? Thanks...  Read more

How does your garden grow?
Updated 7/7/2014 2:19:45 PM

Mine is growing well. My lettuce and peas are sprouted and my blueberries are starting to appear. I see nectarines, peaches, pluots, apricots and strawberries developing as well. I have flowers on one of my tomatoes, though no tomatoes yet....  Read more

Greens--Which to Grow and Eat?
Updated 3/22/2014 4:44:12 PM

So, I'm in the process of putting in my summer veggie garden. I admit that, while I do eat my fair share of veggies, I don't eat a lot of "greens" and it's my understanding that they are good for you and that most people should eat more of them. So...  Read more

yummy asparagus, mushroom +whole wheat spaghetti
Updated 6/25/2014 4:23:51 AM

Hello, I just 'invented' this informal 'recipe' that I thought would be a healthy way to up my vegetable intake. It is satisfying enough to serve as a main lunch dish. The amounts are 'to taste', but you can start with a cup of asparagus p...  Read more

The list is growing!!!
Updated 3/26/2014 9:48:37 AM

The list of people to be invited is growing and growing. It may sound bad, but I hope that some people cannot come. I don't want to leave people out, but dang it. We just have too many friends :) Just kidding. But, the list is growing quickly....  Read more

Asparagus is Good For You! Gets Rid Of Fluid Retention!

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

Low Glycemic foods

Brussel Sprouts, Kale, Brocolli, asparagus, cabbage, spinach, berries of all kinds, cherries, plums, peaches, pears, apples, kiwi and avocado, lemon and limes....  Read more

Thyroid Community

Got a thyroid disorder? Come share, learn and grow with our member driven, information oriented team....  Read more

Easy Asparagus Recipes

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

12 Savory Ways to Use Asparagus

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 Roasted Asparagus Asparagus Parmesan Chicken Asparagus Fritata Cups Asparagus...  Read more