Nourish your body and the beneficial bacteria in your gut!

Spruce up your diet to include delicious whole grains, vegetables, and fruits filled with prebiotics that feed your microbiome. Not sure where to start? Try this Simple Roasted Fresh Asparagus recipe.

With only three ingredients, this recipe is quick to come together and sure to be a crowd pleaser. It may take a couple of tries to find the preferred crispness you and your family prefer, but the effort is definitely worth the time. If your kids aren’t very interested in green things, see if they are interested in getting into the kitchen to snap the ends of the asparagus. The spring time is also a great time to forage for asparagus patches hidden off the beaten path. Keep an eye out in the fall for tall, overgrown wispy looking pants. Many asparagus hunters leave markers in the fall to make the spring treat easier to find in the spring.

Ingredients 

Fresh asparagus – high in the prebiotic inulin

Avocado oil 

Everything But the Bagel Topping 

Salt + Pepperroasted asparagus ingredients

Instructions 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Wash fresh asparagus and crack off the woody part. Place in a bowl and liberally drizzle avocado oil over asparagus. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. 
  3. Place sheet pan in the preheated oven for 20 – 25 minutes, or until the asparagus reach your preferred crispness. 
  4. Place asparagus in serving bowl and sprinkle with Everything But the Bagel Topping. If your family really loves the seasoning, feel free to place in on the table and let them sprinkle to their heart’s content.  roasted asparagus 
  5. Enjoy!

  roasted asparagus side

 

How does the roasted fresh asparagus prebiotic get to your gut microbiome? Follow the journey here.