This tender vegetable has been a luxurious epicurean delight for hundreds of years. One cup provides more than half of your daily requirement for vitamin K, which plays an important role in blood clotting and maintaining bone strength. Asparagus is also a good vegetarian source of iron, which helps keep your bones, hair, and nails strong. Serve a side of steamed, roasted, or grilled asparagus with dinner, or toss bite-sized pieces into salads and omelets for extra crunch.
Are you in a lunch box rut? It happens. Anna Julien of The Baby Bump Diaries shares how to refresh your routine -- and help your family stick to its resolution to live healthier this year. Read on to get some lunchbox ideas and learn about the meal-prep approach she uses to pack healthy lunches for her daughter.