Asparagus, the official veggie of spring time, is a perennial reminder that summer is on its way. A proud member of the lily family, asparagus was first cultivated 2,500 years ago by the ancient Greeks. Its tender shoots are brimming with vitamins A and K and are rich in folic acid. Low in calories (less than 5 calories per spear! and full of fiber, asparagus is the perfect addition to your spring meals, as both a main course and a side dish. When it comes to selecting asparagus, look for ... Continue Reading
Four ways to prepare asparagus as a side dish or snack this spring.
Some favorite fall recipes, including Fettuccine alla Carbonara and Tortilla Soup.
With holidays and the cool weather upon us, it is time to put away our beloved bbq's and start cleaning out our stoves and ovens. Every time the seasons start changing I love to come up with new dinner ideas to serve my family. For some reason fall foods are my absolute favorite, maybe because they are so comforting, or it could be the way it fills the air with yummy goodness. Here are a few of my cool weather recipes to get you started: Fettuccine alla Carbonara (25 minutes start to finish ... Continue Reading