Roasted Asparagus


    • 1 bunch asparagus (about 1 pound), ends trimmed
    • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic
    • Sea salt, to taste
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • 1-2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


    • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
    • In a large baking dish, toss the asparagus with the olive oil and garlic. Season lightly with sea salt and pepper.
    • Bake until the asparagus are tender and lightly browned, 15 to 20 minutes, depending upon the thickness of the stalks.
    • Remove from the oven and toss with lemon juice.
    By the time she was 28, Andrea was diagnosed with thyroid disease, which she credits as her motivation to embark on a healthier lifestyle through natural and sustainable food choices. Her health improved after two years of natural food choices and therapies; those adjustments became the catalysts that changed her life and profession. She attended the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, where she currently teaches her mission to encourage a healthier world through nutritious meal solutions. Andrea is a Natural Nutritionist and Holistic Health Counselor accredited with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. She is also the author of her self-published book, “The Whole Truth,” and her follow-up cookbook, “The Whole Truth Eating And Recipe Guide.” Andrea Beaman is the host of Wise Up! and Fed Up! on Z Living.