Tag: asparagus

Salad of the Month: Asparagus with Lemon and Parmesan

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, June 10, 2014

In this salad, raw asparagus spears are shaved into long ribbons and then tossed in a rich, flavorful dressing made from pine nuts, lemon, olive oil and Parmesan. It’s the kind of dressing that could double as a simple pasta sauce — and in fact, when it’s tossed with the long, wide asparagus ribbons, theRead more

Breakfast of the Month: Poached Eggs with Asparagus and Leeks

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, May 27, 2014

Handsome fresh spears of asparagus are now in markets everywhere, promising effortless meals that sum up spring perfectly. This simple braise of leeks and asparagus is exactly that: an easy-to-assemble bowl of spring flavors. The addition of a poached egg completes the meal, enveloping the vegetables in a creamy yolk. You’ll want to get outRead more

The Top 5 Healthy Flavors of Spring

by in In Season, April 20, 2014

These seasonal beauties want you to know there’s more to them than total deliciousness. Radishes In addition to offering their trademark crunch and peppery snap, radishes list potassium, calcium, folate and fiber on their resumes. Recipe: Snow Pea Radish Slaw (above, from Food Network Magazine)

Eating By Color: Green

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, March 15, 2011

With both St. Patty’s day and spring just around the corner, what better color to focus on than green? March is also National Nutrition Month and this year the focus is eating a variety of colors– so be sure to check out some yummy orange and red colored foods.

Weekly Bits: Eco Eats

by in Reader Tips & Comments, April 24, 2010

In honor of Earth Week, we focused on some easy ways to green up your cooking. Our latest comment roundup includes some of the great responses you, our readers, shared on saving energy in the kitchen. Also on this week’s menu: Get your green on with more ways to love asparagus.

Katie's Healthy Bites: Sensual Valentine's Day Dishes

by in Healthy Holidays, Valentine's Day, February 14, 2010

Here is a healthy Valentine’s Day dinner for two that features lighter takes on classic dishes — and some aphrodisiac ingredients!

Spotlight Recipe: Asparagus with Parmesan-Egg Crumb Topping

by in Healthy Recipes, March 20, 2009

What better way to celebrate the new season than with the quintessential spring veggie: asparagus. Ellie Krieger doctors up the typical green spears with a Parmesan-egg crumb topping, and the quick steaming helps preserve the nutrients, flavor and crunch.