Asparagus Bacon Quiche

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Asparagus and bacon, two 8-ounce ingredients combined into one healthy dinner idea. When it comes to quiche recipe, this food idea is well worth trying. With smoky bacon, asparagus, mushrooms, and red pepper, it looks as good as it tastes. This healthy dinner idea is the perfect semi homemade make ahead dish to make your day easier. You can serve this at a picnic, luncheon or for dinner; the choice is yours. This food idea is also the perfect summer dinner with a green salad on the side. Whether you are making this quiche for a healthy dinner or a breakfast food idea, it's nice that you can make this food idea ahead and have it waiting for you in the refrigerator and ready for the oven. This Asparagus Bacon Quiche food idea is also great for entertaining; you can make this asparagus bacon quiche ahead of time so that all you will have left to do is put it in the oven right before the guests arrive.

For this quiche food idea, you will need some mushrooms, oil, asparagus, eggs, heavy cream, onion, roasted red pepper, white cheese, smoky bacon and some salt and pepper. For this healthy dinner idea, you can either make a homemade crust or use a prepared pie crust. You can save yourself time by using a prepared pie crust. Either way, you will have to roll out the pie crust, and then press into the sides of a tart pan. Gently fold all of the ingredients together and pour into prepared tart pan. This really is a food idea that looks great at any table, and it works for any meal of the day, whether it be breakfast, lunch or dinner. And if you want to spice up this asparagus bacon quiche food idea, and then all you have to do is add in some Tabasco sauce to the egg mixture. For the full recipe, you will want to take a look at the site.

Adding asparagus is a great way to get some added nutrition into your day. Asparagus is loaded with nutrients. Asparagus is a good source of folate, fiber and vitamin C, vitamin E and K. Asparagus is also a source of chromium, which is a trace mineral that helps to enhance the ability of insulin in transporting glucose from the bloodstream into the cells. Asparagus may also help fight cancer. This herbaceous plant along with kale, Brussel sprouts and avocado is a rich source of glutathione, which is a detoxifying compound that may help to break down carcinogens and other harmful compounds such as free radicals. This is why eating asparagus may also help to protect against and fight certain forms of cancer, such as breast, bone, larynx, colon, and lung cancers. Asparagus is also packed with antioxidants. Asparagus is one of the top ranked fruits and vegetables in its ability to help neutralize cell-damaging free radicals. This, according to some preliminary research, that shows it may help to slow down the aging process. Asparagus is also a brain booster. An anti-aging property of this spring vegetable is that it may help your brain to fight cognitive decline. Like leafy greens, asparagus also delivers folate, which helps work with vitamin B12 that is found in fish, meat, poultry, and dairy to help prevent cognitive impairment. In a study from Tufts University, older adults who have healthy levels of B12 and folate then performed better on a response speed test and mental flexibility.

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