A quick tip on how to check the quality of your asparagus. Asparagus when fresh have a waxy coating on it. Sometimes when you buy store bought or on the farmers market they can be weeks and weeks old and the sugars break down the waxy skin... (more)
Another one is - if it is REALLY fresh, there will be sap exuding from the bottom of the stalk. If the bottom of the stalk is dry and woody - it is getting on in age!
Green asparagus or white asparagus: that is the question. Your take on this?
My buddy just let me know he gets boat loads of Asparagus whe they are in season. I am wondering what is the best way to take advantage of this bounty that he is willing to share with me? How can I store this treasure so as to be able to eat... (more)
Hello! Spring time is asparagus time. Do you consider asparagus paleo and do you like/eat it? How much carbs does it have and is there a carb difference between green and white asparagus? cheers Marc
It's friggen delicious on the grill with some oil and spices -- eat as much as you want it's definitely paleo just like pretty much all vegetables. Just make sure you pee in a well ventilated bathroom -- asparagus pee FTW.
When I googled FODAP on suggestions for bloating I found I have been eating broccoli, onions and asparagus as my main veggies (and portobello mushrooms) What do other folks do to get in vegies with enough nutrients to meet the requirements? ... (more)