There's nothing quite so tempting, after a long winter, than the bright green color and delicious fresh taste of springtime vegetables.
Easy to prepare, able to assume a multitude of flavors via the seasonings of your choice, and not only is a veggie stir-fry a palate-pleaser—it's good for you, too.
Take asparagus, for instance. Packed with antioxidants, it's a powerful neutralizer of free radicals, those dangerous damaged cells that can go on to damage other cells, causing a chain reaction in your body that can lead to disease.
Asparagus is also a great source of fiber; and glutathione, which helps destroy carcinogens, thus acting as a guard against cancer.
Spring onions – a.k.a. scallions – contain vitamins C and K (both critical to bone health), as well as vitamin A (good for your eyes) and phytochemicals, which boost the immune system.
Fresh soybeans (edamame) are absolutely packed with fiber; a single serving provides 9g fiber, plus 11g protein. In addition, like scallions, soybeans are high in both vitamins C and A.
Pair asparagus and flavorful scallions with edamame and garlic oil for a stir-fry that'll awaken your taste buds from their winter slumber, AND boost your