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I have a hard time meeting the minimum requirement for protein intake...until I discovered lightly sea-salted edamame. 13g of protein per 1/4 cup!! Now it's part of my morning snack and I can pass on the nuts which are so high on fat. I can a slightly nutty taste from the edamame.

- Submitted by MONI0709 3/29/2010 in Healthy Eating | 5 Comments
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FIT_N_FEARLESS 3/29/2010 2:17:00 PM

    Thank you for your secret. Getting enough protein without adding a huge amount of calories is a problem I struggle with. I will give this a try.
1LAZYCOOK 3/31/2013 12:50:00 PM

    Walmart has edamame near the produce section in bags like other snack foods. You can also find it frozen.
STILLFLYIN 2/26/2012 11:11:00 AM

    I cook the frozen shelled edamame and put it in the fridge overnight with a mixture of your favorite kind of soy sauce, some powdered ginger, some red pepper flakes, garlic. To serve, I dip out 1/2 cup and drain the liquid. Then eat it with my fingers. It's great for that munchy feeling snacking and since I figure it into my daily calorie count plans, it works for me.
MIRDREAMS 2/25/2012 1:45:00 PM

    @Mshelli, A lot of stores have frozen edamame. Just steam it and salt.
MSHELLI 12/8/2011 11:15:00 AM

    This sounds like a great idea. Where do you get these lightly seasalted edamame's? Are they baked and in the dry section or are they refrigerated?

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