Last week I took my kids to a farm show at the local arena. It was geared towards kids and gave them hands-on learning experience from shearing sheep, to milking cows to making recipes with local spring produce.
One of the recipes was pea hummus and my the kids couldn't get enough. Hummus is usually made with chick peas, but the substitution of the bright green peas brings a very spring flavor to the table.
Peas are legumes and are a rich source of protein, iron, calcium, zinc, B vitamins and fiber. Serve this with cut up veggies or whole grain crackers, and it makes a great mid-afternoon snack. Read more