Spring vegetables, fruits, and herbs wake our taste buds and energize our spirits after winter. Many are also superfoods that help protect against heart disease, diabetes and its complications, and even cancer.
April's alliums and radishes have sprightly flavors. Asparagus, the most seasonal of vegetables, has a natural sweetness, while mushrooms have umami flavors -- earthy, meaty and satisfying. June's gentle days call for celebrating the simple pleasure of sweet strawberries. Learn how to make the most of spring's bounty. Read on.
Reviewed by Susan Weiner, RD, MS, CDE, CDN. 8/12
Spaghetti Squash Stuffed with Vegetable Sauté Chocolate Pecan Pie Artichoke and Spinach Steak Pinwheels Mashed Potato Casserole Teriyaki Chicken with Bok Choy Spicy Island Chicken Seven Layer Salad Pork with Apple Onion Sauce Cherry Eggnog Peanut Butter and Grape Jelly Snack
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