Simple to steam and fun food to enjoy, this artichoke is such a delicious appetizer! One medium ‘choke has 7 grams of fiber, less than 0.5-grams fat, 13 grams carbs, 3.5 grams protein, and only 64 calories. They are rich in antioxidants, aid in digestion and liver health, and are a natural diuretic. PLUS they are what I call a slow-food: foods that take a longer time to eat. Since it takes 20 minutes for your stomach to tell your brain that it is full, foods like this can prevent overeating. Try my recipe and enjoy an artichoke today!