Vegan Edamame with Omega-3

Omega-3 for Mental Health:

Omega-3 rich edamame

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! 


  • 4 cups organic edamame (frozen or raw) 
  • 3 cloves organic garlic 
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil 
  • Sea salt 
  • Chili powder (if you like spice!) 


  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! 

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