By Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN; Reboot Nutritionist
Black-eyed peas, or cowpeas with their well known black and white coloring, are a traditional dish on New Year’s Day. Black-eyed peas are a healthy, plant-based source of protein, plus rich in nutrients like calcium, magnesium and potassium. Typically cooked as a hash or stew with bacon and sausage, I’ve taken a healthy twist on this holiday classic. Start your year off right by taking comfort food to a new level. Hearty and satisfying yet light is what plant-based dishes can offer. No need to sacrifice taste or flavor!
Roasted veggies mixed with the black-eyed peas can be an easy way to cook up a post-NYE dish that hits the spot after a long night of celebrating. I always make extra roasted veggies to have on hand because they’re easy to batch cook, store well in the fridge and are delicious warm or cold, mixed with everything from salad to soup or simply to pick on as a snack between meals.
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