Favorite Things: Roasted Edamame
A healthy snack that packs some heat.
Wasabi peas are a snack hit, but their soybean cousins don’t get much attention. Packed with isoflavones and heart-disease-fighting proteins, the “wonder veggie” may sound bland. But Seapoint Farms Dry Roasted Edamame have the same addictive quality as salty sunflower seeds or shelled peanuts. They’re spiked with just enough Japanese horseradish to make your mouth tingle and just enough crunch to keep your mind off less-virtuous eating. Which makes them good for kids’ lunches and for eating while taking in a movie or ballgame.
Available at most natural-food stores, including Magruder’s, My Organic Market, and Yes Organic Market.