Asparagus is an excellent source of Vitamin K and contains fiber and antioxidants. Vitamin K helps keep our bones strong. Fiber keeps us regular while antioxidants protect our cells from damage. Storing and Choosing Asparagus: Asparagus stalks should be plump and tips should be pointy. Asparagus spears should be firm and straight. Refrigerate asparagus … Read More

Oven-Roasted Asparagus

   Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds fresh asparagus 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon chopped garlic or a pinch of garlic salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional) Slivered almonds (optional) Preparation Thoroughly rinse asparagus. Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus. Place asparagus in a bowl and drizzle evenly with olive oil. Sprinkle asparagus … Read More

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