Artichokes are a good source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, low in sodium, fat free and only 25 calories!
They are also, an unopened flower bud from a thistle like plant.
Almost 100% of Artichokes are grown in California. There are 50 varieties and best purchased between March and May.
Chose compact, tightly closed heads and green clean looking leaves.
We have a delicious roasted artichoke recipe on the Blog. Click “HERE” for post and recipe.