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When you bring your cilantro home, trim a small amount off the bottom of the stems, remove any leaves near the bottom, and place the cilantro in a jar of water. Make sure no leaves get into the water. Place the jar in the refrigerator. Your cilantro will stay fresh up to 2 weeks!
Asparagus and fresh parsley! These are natural diuretics and they work wonders. I especially fresh asparagus grilled (just have to put it opposite the grill grid, lol). I like the flat leaf parsley better than the curly, much more flavor. Put it on & in everything!
Canned asparagus is great to keep on hand. It works too, but you are gaining a lot of sodium and losing the good fiber. I've been putting parsley on my sandwiches, in my salads, chopped and sprinkled on just about anything.
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