Updated: Jan 29
Did you know that nature produces certain fruits and vegetables at certain times of the year for an actual reason? It's not random, there's purpose to the change of harvests.
For example, winter brings us hearty winter squashes great for stews to keep us full and warm while spring brings us detoxifying foods like asparagus, and nettles for allergy relief as trees come into bloom.
As spring approaches, our bodies are ready for some spring cleaning and a light detox. As it turns out, asparagus is great for detoxing. While asparagus at its peak can have a sweetness to it, there's an underlying bitterness that is great to keep the liver working optimally. Your liver loves bitter foods!
It is also an anti-inflammatory food, which is helpful in a world wher