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Fresh Soy Beans

10. Soybeans

Soybeans are used as appetizers and as snacks, but can also be prepared with a meal. They can be used in stews, soups, casseroles and much more, and they’re surprisingly inexpensive. For a regular 16-ounce bag, you should expect to spend around two dollars on average, depending entirely on the store that you buy them from and the particular brand that you choose.

A typical serving will be around half a cup, and in this serving, you’ll get 10 grams of protein, eight grams of fiber and 10% of your daily iron requirements – and all that for just 90 calories.