Tag Archives: Asparagus

Grilled Chicken, Rhubarb and Asparagus Salad

Rhubarb and asparagus are two foods that are responsible for much excitement at this time each year. They’re the first signs of the season signaling that plenty of local bounty is to come in a not too distant future. (Arugula is also one of the first to come up in my garden as well!)  And […]

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Asparagus and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

It’s finally here – the first long weekend of summer. In Canada, it’s Victoria Day weekend which kicks off the season while next week, in the U.S., it’s Memorial Day. Wherever you are, summertime means barbecuing, entertaining and relaxation. It’s also the season for amazing local produce and up there on my list is asparagus. […]

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Six top reasons to eat asparagus

Nothing says spring like bunches of asparagus for sale at your green grocers. Asparagus, like leafy greens,  is not only a taste treat, it’s packed with a wide assortment of  nutritional goodies. Here are the top six reasons to enjoy this vegetable: •    It’s packed with folate, the B vitamin linked to  a variety of […]

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