This asparagus and feta frittata is a quick breakfast you can make on the weekend and refrigerate to eat during the week. It’s a great way of consuming quality protein, calcium and vegetables in the morning. Of course, you can also pair it with a salad to have it for lunch or dinner. You can use this same basic recipe as a template and substitute your favourite vegetable and cheese. Feel free to add your favourite herbs and spices, too.
A recent study published in the prestigious journal Nature, entitled “Asparagine bioavailability governs metastasis in a model of breast cancer” (1) has been making the rounds lately. I first heard about it from a friend, who urged me not to eat asparagus out of a vegetable & dip platter at a party. Asparagine is an amino acid present, among other foods, in asparagus. As usual, news media have latched on the study to publish eye-grabbing headlines, such as: “Spread of breast cancer linked to compound in asparagus and other foods” (The Guardian) “Food may influence cancer spread” (BBC News) “Could cutting asparagus from your diet stop the spread of cancer?”…