This healthy vegetable dip is surely pleasing to the eyes as well as the palate.
Asparagus are crunchy, very mild-tasting and loaded with anti-oxidants known to neutralize cell-damaging free radicals.
According to preliminary research, asparagus are delicious vegetable known to slow down the process of aging in humans.
So that's good news right? So that's a good reason to eat more of this crunchy delicious Spring veggie.
Even without those proven studies and researches, there are lots of reasons why we should eat more asparagus. We know they're packed with nutrition but one best reason is that 'they're delicious' either cooked or uncooked!
These veggies are perfect for grilling, sauteing and also great in salads. They're even good as is, raw and crunchy. It's a great meal to eat when you're starting a raw food diet.
Asparagus Officinalis are just like little bamboo shoots. They're classified as in the lily family. They're actually flowering perennials like onions and garlic. Plant these in the Spring as they come up year after year.
These tasty shoots are also one the vegetables with less pesticides in them so that's good news. They contain less to no chemicals as they sprout out of the ground year after year with very minimal tending.
Asparagus are Spring vegetables that are harvested before they mature into fern-like leaves. They're edible when they're just shoots. So you gotta pick them when they're tender and young shoots. Grab a bunch and munch on them.
If you are wondering about how to begin a raw food diet, you can start with this asparagus dip or avocado dip recipe. Stick the tender asparagus shoots on it. It's sure to please your eyes and your palate.
Did you know? Asparagus are vegetables that you don't have to buy organic. They grow beautifully without insecticides or herbicides. So go get some and make some healthy vegetable dip!