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Cook With Artichoke: Nutrition, Tips & Silly Food Facts

 

ARTICHOKE

Silly Food Fact

Did you know that artichokes are one of the oldest foods known to man and because of its beautiful bloom, some consider it to be a flower? A fully grown artichoke plant can spread up to nine feet wide and five feet high?

Why Our Bodies Love It

Artichokes are an excellent source of vitamin C, folic acid fiber.  They also extremely high in antioxidants.  Artichokes ranked as the top 7th antioxidant rich food in a USDA study compared to over 1000 foods.

learn more about these benefits and more here

Care and Picking

There are many ways to cook an artichoke.  From roasting and baking to microwaving and steaming, each method has it’s own technique.  Because of its unique make-up, we thought you’d appreciate this quick video demonstration on a few methods on how to best prepare and cook an artichoke.

 

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