Yucca is a healthy, tuberous root vegetable that has a brown outer skin and is white on the inside. The yucca root is loaded with nutrients and has significant health benefits. The starchy root of the yucca is not only rich in carbohydrates but also contains a healthy mix of vitamins, minerals and plant-based nutrients (high in vitamin C, B & A as well as calcium, phosphorous, potassium and iron).

Yucca has antioxidant properties (contains Resveratrol), it lowers cholesterol (contains saponin), has anti-inflammatory and photoprotective properties.

It is delicious baked, boiled or fried. Add it to your favorite soup and substitute it for your potatoes for an added health benefit.