The Whole Story — benefits of eating peas


Pea It Out!

Posted by Jessica Meyers Altman on

Pea It Out?! Oh yes! It's springtime here where I live. In the Northeast spring usually means cool, rainy weather, and the bursting of green color (although it's been gosh darn hot-but no one's complaining). Foods that are in-season where I live at this time of year are peas, asparagus, (speaking of pee...), kale, chard, scallions, chives, spinach, lettuce, garlic scrapes, and well, anything that's green!  The color green isn't just pretty, it's a lifeline! For those who've lived without fresh local produce all winter, nothing makes us folks happier than to see green! Greens bring calcium, iron, fiber, protein,...

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