Healthy spring meals are on my mind! Almost overnight, winter gave way to warmth and sunshine. Like every year, when it happens, it happens almost instantly. With the arrival of warmer weather, I’ve been reflecting on our meals, recipes and nutrition routines and settling into our favorite, healthy recipes for spring.
Our bodies evolved to follow the seasons. We naturally sleep more in the dark, winter months and move less. When the warm sunny months arrive, we are more active for more hours each day, motivated by the extra energy shared by the sun. So, too, our food follows an evolution and cycle throughout the year.
Asparagus season is a flash in the pan
The season is so short that we take advantage of seasonal, organic asparagus while we can. We toss it in olive oil and balsamic sprinkle with salt and grill (or cook in a hot oven) for a few minutes. Here are two of our favorite asparagus recipes: