Vegan Edamame with Omega-3

Omega-3 for Mental Health:

Omega-3 rich edamame - O2 Living recipe by makers of organic cold-pressed Living Juice for mental health month This May, our recipes are featuring foods with nutrients and vitamins that are beneficial for mental health. Some studies suggest that omega-3s may be helpful in the treatment of depression and seem to have a mood-stabilizing effect. Omega-3 essential fatty acids may also help boost the effectiveness of conventional antidepressants and help young people with ADHD. Edamame are rich in omega-3! This vegan recipe will help give you an omega-3 boost! 

Ingredients

4 cups organic edamame (frozen or raw) 

3 cloves organic garlic 

1-2 tbsp olive oil 

Sea salt 

Chili powder (if you like spice!) 

Recipe 

1. If you are cooking raw edamame, bring a large pot of water to boil. Add the edamame and bring the water back to a boil. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the edamame is green. Drain and dry off. If you're cooking frozen edamame, follow the instructions on the frozen bag with microwave times. 

2. In a pan, heat olive oil and add smashed garlic. Add the cooked edamame and brown lightly. 

3. In a bowl, toss the edamame with sea salt and chili powder if you'd like some extra heat! Enjoy!