Asparagus is low in calories, but high in nutrients. It’s an excellent source of fiber, folic acid and chromium, which improves circulation. It’s also rich in vitamins A, C, E and K.
- ½ cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
- 1 cup vegetable stock
- ½ lb. asparagus, cleaned, cut in pieces
- 1 TBSP Nutrioli®
- 1½ cups sliced mushrooms
- ¼ tsp dried thyme
- 2 cups spinach (chopped)
- ½ cup carrots (grated)
- 1 TBSP sesame
- Salt and pepper
- Place quinoa and vegetable stock in a pot and cook covered until liquid is absorbed.
- Meanwhile, heat Nutrioli® in a heavy skillet and sauté mushrooms until tender and liquid evaporates. Add asparagus, carrots and spinach. Season with salt, pepper and thyme. Cook until spinach is limp. Serve in individual bowls.