I love spring cleaning, I dredge my shelves for all of the books and movies that are collecting dust, and I sort through my wardrobe for the clothes I never wear, readying my excess junk to donate. I also love pulling all of my furniture out, sweeping and dusting those hard to reach, seldom cleaned spots. This year I’m excited to give my body a spring cleaning as well. Here are 8 spring vegetables that will help detox and energize your body.
- Asparagus – or “spare guts” as my younger cousins call them, contains inulin – a prebiotic carbohydrate that will promote the growth of good bacteria in your digestive system, plus they are so good thrown on the barbecue with some some sea salt.