Spring has sprung and that can only mean one thing… asparagus is on sale!!! Now through April 4th you can pick up FRESH, ORGANIC asparagus for only $3.29/lb at LifeSource. Serve some with your Easter dinner. Try out this easy recipe for roasted sesame garlic asparagus from Ambitious Kitchen.
1 1/2 pounds asparagus spears, washed and ends trimmed
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
Place asparagus in large bowl and add in both olive and sesame oil and minced garlic; toss to combine. Arrange spears on large baking sheet and generously sprinkle with sesame seeds. Season with salt.
Place in oven for 15-20 minutes or until spears reach desired consistency. They should still be a bit crisp. Remove from oven and transfer to serving plate to serve immediately.
Other amazing organic produce specials through April 4th:
- Fuji Apples $.99/lb
- Navel Oranges $ .89/lb
- Grapefruit $1.29/lb
- Chard $1.79/ea
- Yellow Onions $1.39/lb
Passover starts tonight at sundown, and we’ve got all sorts of good things for your seder plate, including organic passover matzos; organic produce like horseradish, romaine lettuce, parsley, and potatoes; and local and organic eggs. Enjoy!
Looking for healthy dishes to enjoy with your corned beef this Sunday? Try out this simple recipe for Irish Green Beans and Potatoes from The Wannabe Chef. Green beans are on special right now for $4.69/lb and 5 pound bags of russet potatoes are only $2.49 each!
Irish Green Beans
Ingredients(Makes 4 servings):
2 Tablespoons butter
2 medium sized potatoes, diced and cooked
1/2lb green beans
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Prepare your ingredients by dicing and cooking the potatoes through. You can boil, bake, or microwave them. Heat the butter in a large pan over medium heat until melted. Add in the green beans and potatoes and sauté lightly for about 10 minutes until the butter has coated everything and starts to brown. Season the pan with the salt and pepper and toss. Season the pan with the salt and pepper and toss. Serve hot.
Other produce on sale through March 21:
- Fuji Apples $ .99/lb
- Rainbow Chard $ 1.69/ea
- Navel Oranges $ .79/lb
- Mixed Mini Bell Peppers $3.49/ea
- 25 # Bag of Juicing Carrots $19.99/ea
Did you know that there are over 3000 varieties of pears? Or that the pear is the official fruit of Oregon? How about that in China it’s considered bad luck to split a pear with your friends because it may result in the splitting of your friendship?
Of the 3000 varieties, the Bartlett pear is the most popular and here in Salem, Oregon you can buy organic Bartlett pears for only $1.99/lb at LifeSource Natural Foods. No need to share, you can buy one for all your friends!
Other produce specials through March 14:
- Cilantro $ .99/ea
- Collards $1.39/ea
- 25 lb bag of Juice Carrots $19.99/ea
- Curly Kale & Italian Kale $1.79/ea
- 3 lb bags of Cameo Apples $2.99/ea
Cara Cara oranges are a cultivar of the Navel orange with a rosy, pink flesh. They are so sweet and juicy with berry-like flavor. They are delicious for eating as is, but they are great in recipes too!
Try this Kale and Cara Cara Salad or Cara Cara and Ginger Chicken.
Did you know that one serving of red leaf lettuce contains 127 percent of the daily recommended value of Vitamin A and 147 percent of Vitamin K? Plus it’s a great source of Calcium, potassium, and fiber! Did you also know that red leaf lettuce is on sale for only $1.69 a bunch through February 28?
Also on sale through the 28th:
- Fuji Apples $ .99/lb
- Broccoli $ 1.79/lb
- Russet Potatoes $.99/lb
- Red Bell Peppers $ 2.79/lb
- Valencia Oranges $.99/lb
Rainbow Chard. One of the healthiest foods on the planet; packed with nutrients, vitamins, and anti-oxidants; able to leap buildings in single bounds; and on sale for only $1.99 a bunch until February 21.
Other produce deals through the 21st:
- Fuji Apples still $ .99/lb
- Collard Greens $1.99/bunch
- Navel oranges $ .79/lb
- Yellow onions $ .99/lb
Carrot Bunches are on sale for only $1.69 per bunch now through February 15th!
Also on sale this week:
- Fuji Apples 99₵/lb
- Navel Oranges 79₵/lb
- Grapefruit $ 1.69/lb
- Yellow Onions 99₵/lb
- Russet Potatoes 5 lb bags $ 2.49 ea
- Leeks $2.49/lb
Juicy and crisp. Tart, yet sweet. Pink Ladys are everything an apple should be! Plus, they are on sale for only $1.79/lb through Thursday, January 31st.
Also on sale this week:
- TDE Mandarins $ 2.39/lb
- Hass Avocados $1.59/lb
- Packages of Mini Sweet Peppers $3.19 each
- Baby Bok Choy $2.19/lb
- Yellow Potatoes $1.59/lb