Tag Archives: Asparagus
By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern This is the perfect easy, healthy meal to make when you’re crunched on time. It’s quick, delicious, and looks impressive if you’re having company over. Our family loves to make this meal. … Continue reading
By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite ways to celebrate holidays is with food. What better way to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day than with some green food! Some dishes … Continue reading
By Emily Carver, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student Asparagus in the United States is best known for its vibrant green color. You can find them bundled up in groups of nine, in the produce section at the grocery store, … Continue reading
Asparagus, low in calories and high in protein and fiber, is also simply loaded with potassium and folic acid. A perennial vegetable particularly suited to Arizona’s climate, soil conditions, and moisture, it can live up to 15 years. It also … Continue reading
Asparagus, whose name comes from asparagos, the Greek word for shoot, has been used since ancient times. Thought to cure everything from heart problems to toothaches, early records from Greece and Rome outline its many medicinal uses.