Asparagus With Lemon Juice Is a Delicious Addition to Your Meal

Enjoy a healthy superfood with your meal.

If you like asparagus then you will enjoy this asparagus with lemon juice recipe.  You will love how easy it is to make this healthy recipe that is a delicious addition to any meal.

asparagus lemon juice
Asparagus – The Balanced Superfood is Delicious

Asparagus with its high fiber content, and low glycemic index it is considered a smart carb. It is on the Environmental Working Group’s Clean 15 list of fruits and vegetables with the lowest occurrence of pesticides as it naturally grows so quickly the need for pesticides is reduced. It is a very good source of vitamin K, the B vitamin folate, vitamin C, and vitamin A. and it is filled with B vitamins (B1, B2, B3, and B6). So enjoy some asparagus with lemon juice as a side dish.

Nutritional Tips: Asparagus is full of nutrients!
It is a very good source of vitamin K, the B vitamin folate, vitamin C, vitamin A and also numerous B vitamins (B1, B2, B3, and B6) as well manganese, copper, phosphorus, potassium, and protein.

Learn about Asparagus – The Balanced Superfood is Delicious.

Lemons’ health benefits are immense.  To begin they are acidic to the taste but are alkaline-forming in the body. In fact, they are one of the most alkaline-forming superfoods; this makes them great for balancing a highly acidic condition in the body. Also, they are full of many health benefits. Asparagus with lemon juice is so tasty.

Olive oil was referred to as “Liquid Gold” by the famous Greek poet Homer.  If you are what you eat, what would happen if you consumed “Liquid Gold” daily?  Extra-virgin olive oil (cold-pressed) is the best fat to use as a salad dressing.  Do not use it for high heat cooking.  It has a low smoke point and heat makes it susceptible to oxidative damage.  Olive oil has so many health benefits I include a little every day when I eat my salad and it is good in asparagus with lemon juice recipe.

Have you heard of the olive oil fraud? Find out Which Olive Oil to Buy

Vege salt – One of my all-time favourite condiments is Spike Seasoning which is a tasty seasoning always in my kitchen.  It is a special blend of 38 herbs, vegetables, and exotic spices, combined with some salt. It is gluten-free but not soy-free. I like adding this seasoning to asparagus with lemon juice to make it extra tasty.

asparagus lemon juice

Time to make asparagus with lemon juice to add to your meal.

Asparagus with Lemon Juice

If you like asparagus than you will enjoy this recipe with lemon.  You will love how easy it is to make this healthy recipe that is a delicious addition to any meal.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian
Keyword asparagus, Gluten-free, lemon, olive oil, side dish, Vegan, vegetarian
Author Diana Herrington

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus spears
  • 1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • spike seasoning to taste

Instructions

  • Wash and trim the asparagus. Cut the asparagus diagonally into 2-inch lengths.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over low heat.
  • Add the asparagus, cover, and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add Spike seasoning to taste, stir, and cook an additional 1 minute.
  • Add the lemon juice, stir well and serve.

Notes

Find out more about the healthy Ingredients: asparagus, lemon, Spike.
Have you heard of the olive oil fraud?
Find out Which Olive Oil to Buy
Nutritional Tips: Asparagus is full of nutrients!
It is a very good source of vitamin K, the B vitamin folate, vitamin C, vitamin A and also numerous B vitamins (B1, B2, B3 and B6) as well manganese, copper, phosphorus, potassium and protein.
Read all about the Health Benefits of Asparagus
We use asparagus in our Spring Cleanse BootCamp!

Now that you made your asparagus lemon juice side dish find some more asparagus recipes as well as some of my favorite salads below.

We use asparagus in our Spring Cleanse BootCamp!

4 More Great Asparagus Recipes

 Asparagus Tomato Salad  This luxurious asparagus tomato salad was enjoyed so much the first time I created the recipe so I never stopped serving it.

  Cream of Asparagus Soup – This cream of asparagus soup is dairy-free and gluten-free. It is delicious and simple to make. A creamy soup that is vegan is not so common and that makes this soup extra special.

  Baked Asparagus   If you have a bit more time, this has an extra heavenly taste.

  White Bean and Asparagus Stew  This contains three superfoods, asparagus, seaweed, and Stevia. I created this White Bean and Asparagus Stew recipe out for the first time on two dinner guests.  That was rather brave!  They were good friends, and you never know how some people react to beans. Sometimes people get gas unless your take the proper steps. I had taken all the precautions though, and they loved it!  They explained it was very tasty.

Here are some of my favorite Salad Recipes that make great sides to a meal:

Olive Salad Appetizer
Shiitake Mushroom Salad with Walnuts is Very Tasty

Delicious Radish Quinoa Salad with Arugula – This colorful radish quinoa salad is a yummy and nourishing salad for any season. It is full of good protein from the quinoa. It is a whole meal in one bowl.

 Delightfully Delicious Wild Rice Salad– This wild rice salad is delicious, nourishing, and filling. It has tasty colourful vegetables in it to give the wild rice a good contrast and is a crunchy salad for lunch or dinner.

Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Salad – This anti-inflammatory salad is very nutritious with 4 of the  12 Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods.  It is an easy salad to make and eat all of it in one sitting. Put it in a big bowl and just eat it. I do that all of the time.

Tasty Olive Salad Appetizer for Your Meals and Parties – I created this yummy olive salad appetizer recipe just this week and it truly was tasty. I love the colourful salad it became with the addition of the red peppers and green chives.  Food needs to have a range of colours to be tasty. Also. this is a healthy olive salad that is great as an appetizer or a side for your meal. It is even great for a party.

 Tempeh Salad with Beets and Sprouts for Dinner – This is a simple tempeh salad recipe that is easy to make.  It is full of nutrients from the beets, carrots and sprouts, pumpkin seeds and lots of protein from the tempeh which are all tasty superfoods. What makes it extra tasty is the marinated crispy tempeh.  The red sweet beets add a very tasty flavor. If you are very busy and just want a quick meal then simple tempeh will work too.

All the recipes at Real Food For Life are exceptionally balanced and healthy for all situations. I also teach people how to plan and prepare healthy meals online.

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Diana Herrington

Diana has been writing about natural health and wellness for over 20 years. Having used foods to heal her own body, she now shares her wisdom with others.

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