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Braised Leeks and Artichokes (Recipe)

I like to serve this both as a side dish and as an appetizer, with sliced bread as an accompaniment. It really celebrates the bounty of spring; want to up the ante? Add peas, green beans, fresh fennel…

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The Ultimate Oscar Party Appetizer (Recipe)

Crostinis are the perfect Oscar's appetizer. Simple, delicious, and, yes, a little fancy, this crostini recipe calls for a flavorful mix of artichokes and olives. Artichoke, Olive & Parmesan Cr…

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15 Ways to Use Artichokes

Forget the canned or frozen stuff -- to truly appreciate artichokes, you need to experience them fresh. And, you're in luck -- artichoke season is here! Click through to check out some great recipes f…

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Fresh Artichoke Dip (Recipe)

  Artichoke dip is one of those perfect party appetizers. Most recipes take very little effort; as long as you can open a can of artichokes and measure ingredients properly, you've got yoursel…

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Pasta With Fresh Artichokes and Lemon

  We're celebrating fresh artichoke season here at Care2 Healthy Living. Check out this fantastic recipe for an artichoke-heavy pasta. Pasta with Fresh Artichokes and Lemon Ingredients: …

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Raw Artichoke Salad (Recipe)

  You don't even need to turn the stove on for this recipe! Raw artichokes are tossed in lemon juice, olive oil, and garlic and placed over a bed of arugula. Simple, quick -- only 15 minutes -…

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3 Delicious Detox Recipes

Who says you have to starve to cleanse? Adding nutrient dense foods, coupled with eliminating the most common dietary toxins, will help your body detox daily. First, lose the sugar; it causes infla…

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4 Herbs to Cleanse Your Liver

The liver is arguably your body's most important detoxification organ.  It helps with the digestion and metabolism of fat, and detoxifies your body of harmful pollutants, food additives, and other tox…

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In-Season Fruit & Vegetable Recipes for June

We can't be the only ones celebrating that our weekends can now include a trip to the farmers market to grab the best produce the season has to offer. The only thing better than the R&R that n…

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Consider the Artichoke

I have an exceptionally vivid and distinct memory of coming across my first artichoke flower. As a native Californian I had seen my fair share of artichokes in markets and on plates, but never in the …

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