metabolic balance Monday Recipe – Artichokes – How to Eat Them


Before we can share recipes for Artichokes, you need to know how to prepare them and how to eat them.  The simplest way is to steam them. Depending on the size, you will have to steam them from 20 to 40 minutes. Here is a detailed video about preparing and cooking an artichoke. (Remember lemon will be counted as your fruit for the meal.)

Now that you know how to steam them. You can go the next step and Grill them.

If you can find baby artichokes, you can sauté them in about 8-10 minutes. Here is how:

NOTE: If you are in a strict phase, you will not be using any oil. If you use a lemon, that is your fruit for the meal. There is a recipe for stuffing artichokes.  If you decide to stuff your artichokes, use only the amount of cheese and rye bread crumbs that you are allowed on your plan. I didn’t want to share any of the videos because they use way too much butter and oil.

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