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Roasted Lemon Asparagus

Asparagus contains fiber, folate, chromium and vitamins A, C, E and K. This a tasty and nutritious side dish that can be prepared a few different ways! Today I decided to roast mine and serve with a lemon vinaigrette. (Adapted from Paleo Newbie)


Roasted AsparagusĀ 

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Spread out 1 bunch of fresh asparagus on a foil lined cookie sheet
  3. Drizzle with olive oil
  4. Roast in oven about 7-10 minutes

Lemon VinaigretteĀ 

  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and lemon pepper, to taste
  1. Whisk white vinegar, dijon mustard and lemon juice together
  2. Next slowly whisk in the olive oil
  3. Season to taste with salt and pepper
  4. Serve over warm roasted asparagus

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts


  • 1 pound of Brussels sprouts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to taste



  1. Preheat your oven to 375F
  2. Mince garlic and mix with olive oil
  3. Toss Brussels Sprouts with oil mixture place on baking sheet
  4. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to liking
  5. Roast for 25-30 minutes or until they begin to get crispy
  6. Remove from the oven and toss with the balsamic
  7. Serve as a yummy side dish!