Mean and Green Powerhouse Peas!
While you may not have liked those mushy green peas they served at school as a kid, it’s time you expanded your horizons! There are numerous pea varieties out there that are easy to grow in the EarthBox® gardening system and insanely good for your health. Let’s start with the basic health benefits:
These mean, green powerhouses are chock full of nutrients! One cup of peas packs less than 100 calories but contains 7 grams of fiber and 8 grams of protein. At that rate, you can ditch that protein powder and just snack on peas! Peas are very high in Vitamin C — one cup contains 96% of your daily value. Peas are a fantastic weight loss food because they’re very filling and don’t contain much sugar.
Sold on the idea of growing some peas this season? Here are the different varieties you can try. . .