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Top 10 Healthy Asparagus Recipes!!!

Asparagus is a worldwide popular spring vegetable which is packed with a sufficient amount of nutrients. Asparagus is a member of the lily family, which comes in many different colors and variety like green, white and purple. It can be nicely paired with many different vegetables including carrot, peas, garlic, potatoes. 1 cup of cooked asparagus contains 40 calories, 4 grams of fiber, 4 grams of protein and 404 grams of potassium. Asparagus is good for health. It can help to fight with cancer and boost your brain power. I hope these reasons are sufficient to make you a fan of this healthy vegetable. Enjoy this yummy vegetable with your family.

Here’s a list of top 10 healthy asparagus recipe.

1. Olive Oil-Fried Eggs With Asparagus 

Olive Oil-Fried Eggs With Asparagus
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If you are an egg lover, you’ll definitely like this olive oil fried egg with asparagus. This recipe is quite easy to make for your breakfast. This dish is very delicious as well as healthy.

Here’s the complete recipe of Olive Oil-Fried Eggs With Asparagus.

2. Raw Asparagus Caesar Salad

Raw Asparagus Caesar Salad
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It’s the best springtime caesar salad with raw asparagus. It has creamy salted flavor and crunchy texture of asparagus. This recipe is good for your health and easy to prepare.

Here’s the complete recipe of Raw Asparagus Caesar Salad.

3. Asparagus and Ramp Soup With Yogurt

Asparagus and Ramp Soup With Yogurt
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When you want a light and flavorful dish, this soup can be a good option for you. This soup recipe needs a few ingredients and a minimal amount of cooking preparation.

Here’s the complete recipe of Asparagus and Ramp soup With Yogurt.

4. Braised Asparagus

Braised Asparagus
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That sounds good!!! This is so simple as well as tasty recipe that you could serve for lunch. Crunchy and buttery flavor of this dish makes everyone happy.  I like this dish a lot.

Here’s the complete recipe of Braised Asparagus.

5. Lemony pasta with asparagus and bacon

Lemony pasta with asparagus and bacon
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This lemony pasta dish is packed with amazing flavors! And the combination of pasta & asparagus takes this dish on a new level. The lemony flavor of this dish is so tempting that you will definitely enjoy this flavor.

Here’s the complete recipe of Lemony pasta with asparagus and bacon.

6. Gluten-Free Roasted Asparagus Tart

Gluten-Free Roasted Asparagus Tart
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If you are planning a brunch, you can add this roasted asparagus tart in your menu. It looks pretty good as well as the taste of this dish is so yummy. Your friends will like the gluten-free homemade version of this dish.

Here’s the complete recipe of Gluten-free roasted asparagus tart.

7. Creamy Asparagus and Pea Soup

Creamy Asparagus and Pea Soup
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Creamy asparagus and pea soup is a classic British dish that you could make ahead, serve hot and cold, depending on the season. This soup has a good amount of healthy nutrients which are good for your body. So you can enjoy this soup in any season.

Here’s the complete recipe of Creamy asparagus and pea soup.

8. Sesame Garlic Roasted Asparagus

Sesame Garlic Roasted Asparagus
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This flavourful sesame garlic roasted asparagus is a deliciously seasoned dish. This is so easy to prepare that requires a few ingredients and only 20 min prep. The taste of this dish is epic!

Here’s the complete recipe of Sesame garlic roasted asparagus.

9. Cheesy Asparagus Risotto

Cheesy Asparagus Risotto
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This is a smooth, salty, cheesy and creamy dish which can be made in many different flavors. This is a satisfying recipe that is actually a healthy recipe. The flavor of this dish is so tempting which makes this dish pretty good.

Here’s the complete recipe of Cheesy Asparagus Risotto.

10. Asparagus with Poached Egg

Asparagus with Poached Egg
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This asparagus with the poached egg is a satisfying and light dish. It is a nice option for lunch, brunch or even dinner and serve it with crusty bread. This dish is good for you and the flavor of this dish so amazing!!!

Here’s the complete recipe of Asparagus with poached egg.

 

Top 10 Vitamin E Rich Food

Vitamin E contains a group of 8 fat soluble vitamins and is a good antioxidant. Vitamin E is an important part of vitamin community and is very important for health. Vitamin E moves throughout the body, thus neutralising free radicals that damage fat containing structures (cell membranes and brain cells). If you take in this nutrient regularly, it can help in proper functioning of many processes and helps in preventing oxidative stress. Besides maintaining healthy muscles, Vitamin E intake is beneficial for skin, eyesight, immunity and hair.

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Vitamin E helps in protection of cancer, liver damage, heart disease, macular degeneration(eye damage due to age) and kidney damage. Vitamin E maintains youthful glow by removing free radicals from body. It also offers protection from sun. Vitamin E has also been shown to reduce Alzheimer’s and treat diseases like asthma, cataract, ageing, skin issues, respiratory infections etc.

This nutrient helps in fighting menstrual cramps for woman and improves fertility of men. The best way to get vitamin E is through natural sources and should be a part of balanced meal. The RDA of vitamin E is 8-10 mg/day. The best sources of vitamin E include almonds, sunflower seeds, wheat germ oil etc. Almost all the cooking oils are rich in Vitamin E.

In this blog post, we have collected top 10 Vitamin E rich foods for improving skin, hair and health:-

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If you are searching for a healthy snack, what you need is sunflower seeds that you can munch. These are nutty and filled with necessary nutrients like magnesium, copper, vitamin B1, vitamin E, selenium etc. One can also garnish the chicken and tuna salad with sunflower seeds.

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Spinach is considered to be a very healthy leafy vegetable. Spinach contains a lot of necessary minerals and vitamins. If you take half cup of spinach, it contains 16% of daily vitamin E.

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Some of the best sources of vitamin E include wheat germ oil, sunflower oil and olive oil. Just one tablespoon of wheat germ oil contains 100% of vitamin E. A tablespoon of canola oil has 12% of daily requirement of body.

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Peanuts are a good source of antioxidants and are rich in mono saturated fats and help in preventing colon cancer, gallstones and good for heart. Peanut has high resveratrol content that helps in fighting cancer and heart disease.

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Avocado is filled with fiber and has low carbohydrates. It has high levels of carotenoid and 1 avocado has 20% of daily required vitamin E. One of the tastiest foods, avocados are nature’s creamiest oil-rich food. You must include avocados in your diet by mashing it up and adding few slices to salad or slathering it with cherry.

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Almonds are best source of energy and a cup of almonds can provide twice the needed amount of Vitamin E i.e. 181%. If you don’t like raw almonds, you can have a glass of almond milk.

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Seafood is a great source of antioxidants. Although shrimp has high cholesterol levels it is generally low in calorie and has high levels of vitamins and minerals. It is also rich in vitamin B12, vitamin D, B3, Copper and Selenium. Shrimp is best consumed with tomatoes, chilli peppers, chopped onions, lemon juice and garlic.

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Hazelnut is a great source of vitamin E. It contains 21% of daily recommended vitamin E, protein, vitamin C and vitamin A. Hazelnuts have high levels of folate, low LDL/bad cholesterol. They can be added to chocolates, cakes, cookies and pies.

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Asparagus is rich in vitamin C and is also anti-inflammatory. It also contains selenium, manganese, zinc and beta carotene. A cup of asparagus has 18% of daily vitamin E requirement. Asparagus also helps in treating cancer, blood sugar and helps in digestion.

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Broccoli contains high amounts of protein and vitamin E. Broccoli also has anti cancer properties and lowers bad cholesterol(LDL) and is the best detox food. Broccoli can be added to salads and soups. Steamed broccoli can also be served as a side dish. To keep its nutritional value, broccoli must be cooked at low temperature.