seasonal meal: spring quinoa salad + asparagus and peas

Last night we made this delicious meal with almost all local, seasonal produce.  Spring here in in full swing and that means lots of fresh flavors- asparagus, artichokes, spinach, radishes, citrus, strawberries and peas to name a few.  I picked a bunch of shelling peas from the garden and decided to add in the rest…

asparagus + orange-almond pan sauce

Asparagus is a favorite in our house.  Locally grown asparagus has a short season around here, so when its available, we eat it all the time. It's a great source of vitamin K, B vitamins, and folate + it's on the clean 15 for pesticide residue. The way I normally always eat it is oven…