Izote…Eat Your Flowers!

Izote-

Izote/Yucca are among the many flowers that are safe to eat. The Colorado State University Extension describes the taste of Izote flowers as slightly bitter, with a hint of artichoke flavor. The flowers can be eaten both raw or lightly sauteed.

Health Benefits include:

  • High in vitamin C and antioxidants (Boosts immune system and protects from cell mutations and free radical damage).
  • Eases arthritis pain (anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe pain)
  • Benefits skin health (has photo-protective properties)
  • Aids diabetes treatment (assists in insulin regulation)

See the below links for izote/ yucca flower recipe’s and how to cook Izote over-all

https://mexicanjewish.com/2013/11/02/scrambled-eggs-with-yucca-flower-prepared-mexican-style/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTqSvd28Aoo

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