Are you looking to up your game in the kitchen? Okay, maybe not to a five-star chief status but, at least create the illusion that you know what you are doing. Artichokes are a great way to do just that and they are also extremely healthy for you too. Artichokes have a tendency to look very intimidating in the kitchen. Don’t worry, here at The Best Holistic Life we want you to succeed in establishing healthy habits. As such, we are going to give you the tools you will need to be successful and the knowledge about how each food as an incentive to encourage you to try them out. Get ready to find out why you should add artichokes to your menu for spring and an easy recipe to make you look like a pro.
Worth the Work
Artichokes are often overlooked in the store due to their shape. Artichokes are a type of thistle and like most thistles, they are designed to be intimidating. If you have never had the opportunity to try these tasty little flowers get ready to add them to your list of favorite foods.
Health Benefits of Artichokes
Artichokes have a number of health benefits that make them an ideal choice for your seasonal menu. They are high in fiber which is great for digestion, weight management, and diabetes regulation. Artichokes are a great source of iron making them ideal for preventing anemia and fatigue. They can help lower cholesterol, reduce blood pressure, and reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease. Artichokes are high in antioxidants which is beneficial to improving the skin in appearance and health. They are great for boosting your immune system, improving liver health, and promoting bone and joint health. One of my favorite qualities about artichokes is their ability to help treat leaky gut by supporting healthy bacterial growth in your digestive tract and their detoxifying properties. Now that you have a new found love and admiration for the artichoke we will show you just how easy it is to eat them.
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