7 in top 20 list of Antioxidant rich foods (USDA Study)
More Antioxidants than any other vegetable
Per The Big Book of Food and Nutrition
128 grams has about – 60 calories – 7 grams of fiber
4 grams of Protein – 0 grams of Fat – 13 grams of Carbs
25% of Daily Vitamin C
13% of Daily Magnesium
10% of Daily Potassium
Easy to Cook
Cut the stem close to the base. Place the artichoke in a pot with about an inch of water. Cover the pot and steam the artichoke for about 20 to 25 minutes. When fully cooked the base can be easily pierced with a knife and leafs can easily be removed.
Serve leafs with your favorite low fat low sugar dressings spiked with lemon juice and garlic
Remove the heart of the artichoke at the base and serve with salad, pasta, or with a sandwich.
… Remember to eat them healthy and enjoy their benefits.