Spring Salad Throwdown
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As a chilly winter season draws to an end, many of us are more than ready to make the transition from heavy comfort foods to the light and fresh fare of Spring. Although the looming thought of bathing suit season is usually convincing enough, in terms of health, Spring is a great time to make cleansing changes to your diet and lifestyle.
Spring is a season of growth and there is abundant produce coming into season at your local farmer's market or grocery store. Asparagus doesn't get any better than when it comes into season in mid-April. Don't miss out on this opportunity, as it will only last about two months. "New potatoes" are simply baby potatoes, picked when they are still immature. These tiny potatoes have a thin skin, so no need to waste your time peeling them. They work beautifully when boiled, steamed, or roasted.