Baked Asparagus

This is a super simple baked asparagus recipe and it is delicious.
Depending on the number of people I use one or two bunches of Asparagus

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).

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

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.

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Baked Asparagus

This is a super simple recipe and delicious.Depending on the number of people I use one or two bunches of Asparagus
Course Side Dish
Cuisine gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian
Keyword asparagus, baked, Gluten-free, Vegan, vegetables, vegetarian
Author Rita Herrington

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 1-2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Himalayan salt to taste
  • fresh squeezed lemon juice

Instructions

  • Coat the asparagus with olive oil
  • Sprinkle with Himalayan salt to taste
  • Bake at 350 for about 25 min in a glass casseroles dish
  • Just before serving sprinkle with fresh lemon juice all over the baked asparagus.

Notes

Find out the Health Ingredients: Asparagus, olive oil, salt, lemon

I hope you enjoyed this baked asparagus recipe.

Try more great asparagus recipes:  Asparagus Tomato Salad

 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.

If you enjoy soup and asparagus then this is a very good recipe to make. I love it. The soup is filled with nutritious superfoods too so you will get lots of health benefits.

 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.   I used parsley because that is what I had but chopped basil or mint would be good too.

 Asparagus With Lemon Juice – If you like asparagus then you will enjoy this recipe with lemon.  You will love how easy it is to make this healthy recipe!

  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.

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