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Soybeans (Edamame)

Nutrients:  297 calories, Vitamin, K, B2, All 9 essential amino acids, molybdenum, protein, potassium, Iron, manganese, Omega 3, fiber, copper,&  phosphorus.  They reportedly can lower cholesterol, blood pressure, help your intestines, prevent diabetes & prostate cancer, reduce fat production, & can stimulate bone production in menopausal women.

Storage: Store as you would green beans in plastic in the crisper drawer, be sure to eat them within a week or blanch and freeze them.

Basic Preparation:  Steaming – Best way to prepare soybeans is to simply steam them for five minutes and eat as a snack or a side dish at dinner.  The kids love to pop them out of their shells and the flavor is appealing to them.