Weekly Bits: Love Is in the Air

by in Reader Tips & Comments, February 13, 2010

Planning to enjoy Valentine’s dinner at home? Make sure to check out our readers’ cooking tips for a romantic veggie side dish. Plus, treat your heart — and your tastebuds — with creamy, buttery avocado.

From Healthy Aphrodisiac Foods:
“Try drizzling asparagus with extra virgin olive oil and a pinch of course sea salt, then either pan fry or broil until desired tenderness is achieved.” –Gina

“Asparagus is also great sauteed with mushrooms or sliced almonds.” –Kay

In In Season: Avocados we asked your favorite way to eat them:
“As a substitute for mayo on sandwiches. That way I can still use them when they start to turn brown.” –Sonya, via Facebook

“Cut up with red onion, Roma tomato and feta cheese with an Italian vinaigrette drizzle. They’re also wonderful sliced onto BLTs!” –Brian, via Facebook

“I love avocado on toast with a sprinkle of garlic salt!” –Tracey, via Facebook

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