Did You Know This About Artichokes

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Artichokes

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.  

Who Knew!!

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.

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