This Delicious And Super Simple Snack Has 17 Grams Of Protein!

Needing a protein pick-me-up? Look no further than this ultra simple snack, which also boasts some serious health benefits. It may look similar to a fuzzy little pea pod, but don't let it's appearance fool you. Studies have proven that including edamame in your diet can reduce your risk of developing heart disease and lowers your risk factor for obesity. This amazing snack also has isoflavones to ward off osteoporosis and age-related complications. Edamame promotes healthy skin, lustrous hair and can squash PMS symptoms. Oh yeah, and it's hefty on the protein to give you energy and help build muscle mass. These 3 easy recipes from chef Kate Workman are savoury and delicious, while being healthy and energizing. Spicy Edamame 1/4 tsp chili powder 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes 1/4 tsp dried oregano 3/4 tsp kosher or coarse salt Sesame Edamame 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 3/4 tsp kosher or coarse salt 1 1/2 tsp toasted sesame seeds Lemony Edamame Juice of 1/2 lemon, strained (about 1 Tsbp) 1 tsp kosher or coarse salt In just seconds, you can have a variety of different tastes with the same great protein and nutrition content! Give these recipes a try and let us know your thoughts. How do you like to enjoy edamame? For more healthy snack ideas check out the BodyRock Meal Plan! Source: Women's Health

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