13 Perfect Asparagus Recipes for Spring

Spring has officially sprung. Very seldom will you want to be stuck in a hot kitchen preparing lunch or dinner. You are going to want to be hanging out at the pool or picnicking at the park. But, you're also going to want to still eat light and healthy fare to be swimsuit ready for the summer. Yes? {I know. It's on every girl's mind this time of year...the daunting swim suit.} 1. First, a wealth of asparagus knowledge can be found on Relish. | 2. Picky Palette shares her recipe for Bacon Parmesan Spaghetti with Asparagus, Corn and Heirloom Tomatoes. Serve this dish chilled for a twist. | 3. This Asparagus, Strawberry and Arugula Salad from Key Ingredient has springtime written all over it. 1. This Lemon Truffle Pasta with Asparagus and Porcini Mushrooms is a warm dish but it is … [Read more...]

10 Pureed Soups that You Will Love

Soup's on! The weather is chilly; for some reason that makes me crave yummy soups. Curling up with a steaming mug of soup, a snuggly blanket, and a good book...sounds pretty inviting, no? Let's make it even easier; pureed soup. Skip the silly spoon if you like, and just drink up your soup. Simpler clean-up, too! Look at that orange yumminess. Carrots and sweet potatoes? YES, please. In her recipe, Emma Eats suggests garnishing with bacon. BACON, y'all. *wipes away tear* She also has a cinnamon and maple syrup version. A girl after my own heart. Asparagus + potatoes + a few spices + milk = GET IN MAH BELLY. :) You can find the recipe here, over at Key Ingredient. Carrot ginger soup. It looks almost too pretty to eat, doesn't it? It's vegan, too...so you can feel … [Read more...]

Healthy Asparagus Soup

When I think of springtime, I immediately think of green. Every living thing gets that bright green color of new life. It's a rebirth and a time to start a new year of growth. It's also the beginning of the gardening season. So, it's time to fill those diets with loads of vegetables and get bikini ready for the summer! May is also known as National Asparagus Month and today we're celebrating with a healthy asparagus soup. It's rich and creamy without an ounce of cream! … [Read more...]

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