This split pea soup is packed with goodness and easy-peasy. Dry peas are a good source of iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and protein. According to the US Dry Pea & Lentil Council, they’re only about $.07 per serving compared to chicken which is about $.67 per serving. So dig in!
Kristie Middleton is senior food policy director for The Humane Society of the United States and the author of MeatLess: Transform the Way You Eat and Live—One Meal at a Time. She’s a sought-after speaker and thought leader on the topic. Middleton has partnered with the nation’s biggest school districts including Los Angeles, Detroit, and Boston to implement plant-based initiatives such as Meatless Monday. Her work has been covered by national media, including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and CNN. Kristie is a Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Graduate.