Green peas

If you have tried wasabi peas, you know what roasted green peas taste like. Discovered in Egyptian tombs, green peas are an ancient food that have been part of many cultures.  While a 3/4 cup serving of green peas contains only 100 calories, it has more protein than a whole egg or a tablespoon of peanut butter. Green peas even contain a good amount of heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Green peas are actually a member of the legume family. They do not require the long cooking times that are required by dried legumes such as split peas and pinto beans. You can easily add t..

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