As we enter the first full month of spring, we eagerly look forward to a profusion of spring vegetables and take one step closer to warm summer days full of sunshine and abundant fresh produce. This is a great time to boost your veggies – both amount and variety – and help fill at least 2/3 of your plate with plant foods.
Common Spring Vegetables
Artichokes Argula Asparagus Fiddlehead Ferns Garlic Scapes Green Beans Green Garlic
Pea Shoots Peas Radishes Ramps Rhubarb Spring Onions Watercress
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It’s time to break out of the winter blues and get healthy with some simple, delicious weekday staples. It’s been a few months since we had our mega-dose of turkey back in November – but I love eating turkey year-round. Although chicken tends to be the go-to protein for many, turkey is a great alternative to get you out of a food rut.
This turkey wrap is my favorite 5-min lunch (that tastes amazing). It has only a few ingredients – turkey, apple, spinach, honey mustard, whole wheat tortillas – but tastes better than any of your standard wrap lunches.