New Year, New You: Stick to your New Year's Resolutions with Edamame Corn Salad


The new year has begun and many of us have a new year’s resolution to eat healthier or lose weight. In order to accomplish those goals, you need healthy and nutritionally strong foods and recipes.

This edamame corn recipe may be something you think of as a summer recipe but with so many fresh and frozen vegetables available year-round, you can make this power food salad at any time….

This is truly a very quick recipe that is full of nutrients and can serve as either a side, main dish for one or even as a snack. Pack it in a container for work and know you are doing your body good.

Ingredients (Yield 2 servings):
1 cup shelled edamame, fresh or frozen (cooked and cooled)
1 cup corn, either fresh or frozen (thawed)
2 tomatoes or kumato (variety of tomato), chopped
1 scallion (green onion), chopped
2 tablespoons parsley or any of your favorite herb, minced
1 teaspoon olive oil or vegetable
1 tablepoon rice wine or red wine vinegar 

1. Cook or thaw the edamame if necessary. Drain and let cool.
2. Combine all ingredients in a bowl with gentle mixing.