Healthy Offer of the Week Recipes: Let’s Celebrate ASPARAGUS

As you might already know, we provide a new Healthy Offer of the Week each Tuesday. This week you can save 20% on asparagus – my favorite veggie!

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Check out some great recipes below all surrounding asparagus!

Skillet Gnocchi with Shrimp & Asparagus

Gnocchi w_ shrimp & Asparagus I love recipes that cook up in one skillet. Easy clean up and oh so tasty! Here is a recipe that combines gnocchi with shrimp and asparagus (I would buy some frozen gnocchi or check your refrigerated section because it is just as good as homemade, if not better). Also, once everything is cooked I always pull out the shrimp and remove the tails. Makes it easier to eat and if you have a toddler like I do you don’t want them munching or choking on a shrimp shell. Pair it with a glass of Pinot Grigio!

Pan-Seared Scallops with Asparagus and Baby Leeks

Pan-seared scallops with leeks and asparagus

Let the gourmet chef in you come out with this easy but very elegant meal. My husband is allergic to scallops so sadly I’ll have to cook these up for just me and my daughter. Leeks are making a comeback and easily found in all local grocery stores now. They have a lovely oniony flavor though not as strong or sweet. This meal is great for any night of the week, a special occasion or a date night. I would pair with your favorite Pinot Noir and cut up some lemon wedges to add a beautiful finishing touch.

Cream of Asparagus and Potato Soup

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Gotta love anything that combines cream, potatoes and asparagus. This is hearty, warm, and cozy (especially nice on rainy days).

Roma Tomatoes with Aspargus and Hollandaise Sauce

Roma Tomatoes w_ Asparagus

This is a great looking appetizer or side dish. The pretty colors of green asparagus mixed with red tomatoes and creamy Hollandaise make any table pop. Not to mention it’s delicious. Use the packaged Hollandaise to cut the work out of making it. I use the packaged stuff all the time and no one can tell. I just get compliments on making what seems to be a difficult sauce.

 Asparagus Gratin

Asparagus Gratin

Here is a recipe that is filled with creamy goodness. It also cooks up in about 15 minutes from start to finish. Asparagus smothered in cheese! If you want to add more richness or a nice crunch crumble up some bacon on top. If you want to stay on the healthier side use some Panko bread crumbs (they are a lighter Japanese style) and chives.

 Bacon and Eggs over Asparagus

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This recipe comes from Good House Keeping and I had to pin it because it was repinned with so many captions saying “Delicious”. It’s definitely not a recipe I would have originally been drawn to. If so many are saying it’s delicious then it must be a must try! If you make it, let us know how it comes out!

Perfect Asparagus

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Of course I was drawn to this recipe because it states that is “Perfect”. So what makes this perfect? The author states she has always looked for a perfect asparagus that is not covered in butter or sauce. This one delivers. It’s the roasting that keeps it from getting too soft, and simple additions of olive oil, salt, pepper, shallots and lemon make it tasty and simple. Try it out and let me know if you agree that it’s Perfect ;-)

Cream Cheese and Parmesan Asparagus

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Once again I love anything with cheese so had to include this delicious recipe. Cream cheese and Parmesan equals delicious and it also looks pretty. What a great way to start any meal with friends and family. This recipe also calls for puff pastry which makes stuffing and baking a breeze!

Garlic Shrimp with Asparagus

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Shrimp and asparagus go really well together and everything tastes better with garlic! This tasty recipe is also ready in 30 minutes. I would add some jasmine rice or Asian noodles to make it a little more hearty. If you want to keep it light, cook the recipe as is.

Asparagus and Ricotta Pizza

Asparagus and Ricotta Pizza

Not sure I’ve mentioned this before in a previous post, but I love pizza! I’m from Chicago so of course anything you can throw on a pie is going to be one of my faves. Here’s a pizza with asparagus and ricotta cheese. Yummy!! And you don’t have to feel bad eating that extra slice :)

Spring Asparagus Pancetta Hash

Spring Asparagus Pancetta Hash

Another vice of mine is I watch way too much Food Network! It seems the craze on a lot of the shows is throwing together a delicious hash. This recipe caught my attention not only because it is a hash but it also has the word “spring” in it. I’m so ready for spring!

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

I first found a recipe like this on the Food Network and it called for 3 asparagus sticks wrapped up in 1 piece of prosciutto. I didn’t really care for it. Now this recipe wraps each individual stalk with a piece of delicious Italian bacon – yes, that is how it always referred to. If you want to add a little extra flavor add a thin slice of sharp Provolone cheese. Might be a little messier, but oh so good!

Savory Orange-Roasted Tofu and Asparagus

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Here is a recipe for the vegetarians. I have recently discovered how amazing tofu can be. It soaks up any flavor you put in it. This delivers a great sweet and savory dish. Looks so good I am going to try this for my next tofu adventure.

Spinach-Asparagus Quiche

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I love a good quiche. My Mom and Grandmother made them all the time and varied ingredients depending on what they had on hand. My Grandmother still makes Asparagus quiche whenever my Mom comes to visit because she knows it’s her favorite. Can’t wait to try this recipe for Mom when she visits next.

Grilled Asparagus and Prosciutto Panini

Asparagus and Prosciutto Panini

Paninis are so tasty and this one reminds me of a beautiful spring lunch outside paired with some homemade potato salad and a glass of Pinot Grigio. Sophisticated, yet simple. Going to try this out for sure.

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