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Asparagus Salad

a summer side dish

Serves 4 Cue the fireworks it’s local asparagus season. There is nothing better than fresh local produce. It’s a win/win when you buy local, you’re getting the freshest possible produce and you are supporting our Canadian farmers. This asparagus salad is easy to make and loaded with  flavour and good for you produce. Your immune […]

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Asparagus Salad

Have you ever seen asparagus growing in a field? They look like little green soldiers in a row standing at attention and ready to do battle. Good thing for us that they’re fighting for our good health. Here’s my easy to make asparagus salad recipe and here’s the link to my YouTube channel if you […]

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Spring Asparagus and Quinoa Salad

This light salad combines the fresh flavours of  local asparagus and fresh herbs. Makes – 6 cups (1.5 L) Serves = 1 cup (250 mL) Salad: ½ cup (125 mL) whole grain quinoa, well rinsed and drained 1 cup (250 mL) water 1 lb (500 g) fresh local asparagus, rinsed, trimmed 2 cups (500 mL) […]

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Asparagus gets an A+ in the nutrient department

Asparagus is a member of the lily family and was touted as a cure all in ancient times. It was used as an aphrodisiac, to cure a toothache, to prevent bee stings and the ancient Egyptians offered it as a gift to their gods. Not bad for a little green pointy veggie. From a nutritional […]

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