Beth Baldino, MSW, CHHC
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Recipe: Edamame with Cranberries, Feta & Basil

Edamame are fresh soy beans, the young pods of the soybean plant. Soy is an inexpensive, high-quality, vitamin- and mineral-rich plant protein with lots of soluble fiber and plant-based omega-3 fatty acids. It is also the richest known source of powerful health-promoting phyto-estrogens, which are natural plant protectants that can also provide us with protection against various diseases. The best way to eat soy is in its whole state, as used here, or fermented in the form of natto, miso, tempeh, and naturally-fermented soy sauces (shoyu and tamari).

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