Friday, September 4, 2015

That's A Wrap




Artichoke Pesto Wraps



  • 2 cups artichoke hearts
  • 1 1/2 cups parsley
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons garlic
  • 1/4 cup nuts
  • Pepper








- In a blender add ingredients
- Squeeze in fresh lemon juice
- Grate in lemon zest
-Blend until smooth
- Slice cucumber or zucchini very thin
- Smear pesto onto cucumber or zucchini
-Sprinkle on a few extra nuts
-Roll up
-Enjoy





Artichokes: Great source of folate, fiber, vitamin C and vitamin K. They are also packed with antioxidants. The fiber helps aid digestion. Artichokes are considered heart healthy, since they help lower bad cholesterol and raise healthy cholesterol. They also are rich in potassium, which helps control blood pressure, see blog about blood pressure.

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