#seaweed, Clovelly Spray

British Seashore Village Inspires Our New Clovelly Spray

The narrow cobbled street lined with cottages and shops on the steep cliff at Clovelly. The secluded, picture-postcard village of Clovelly clings to the steep cliff sides on the North Devon coast in England. World famous for its one winding cobbled street (yes there’s just one), it is perched perilously on the edge of a… Continue reading British Seashore Village Inspires Our New Clovelly Spray

Mermaid Recipes, Recipes

Mermaid Chicken Salad

We’ve put a healthier spin on the classic chicken salad. Serve it chilled and spoon it on a lettuce leaf with a few cherry tomatoes on the side, or make a sandwich with it using some tasty whole grain bread.  Our Land & SEAsoning spice mix adds flavor and nutrition. Simple and easy. This recipe… Continue reading Mermaid Chicken Salad

Reishi Mushroom
Food as Medicine, Superfoods

Dancing in the Fairy Ring: Mushrooms Misunderstood

Note: “Merman” Jay Fickess continues the series we started about "Food as Medicine," focusing on the incredible mushroom. In our post "Food As Medicine," I wrote about why we eat the foods we do and the choices we make in light of the perspective that food provides nutrients that either help or hinder the functioning… Continue reading Dancing in the Fairy Ring: Mushrooms Misunderstood

Land & SEAsonings, Mermaid Recipes, Recipes

All About Shepherd’s Pie

And Our Mermaid Recipe For It. Have you ever had Shepherd’s Pie? If not, you’re missing out. We’ve included a from-scratch authentically-made recipe from one of our Mermaid’s Irish grandmother that you’ve really got to try! Of course, our Mermaid put her spin on it with our versatile Land & SEAsoning spice mix, enhancing its… Continue reading All About Shepherd’s Pie

Food as Medicine, Health

Food As Medicine

We at Midwest Mermaid Muse talk a lot about the healing value of our food. Browse our website and you will find that we believe in the health benefits of mushrooms and seaweed in particular. Our Merman Jay Fickess thinks it’s worthwhile to explain why we believe in them and what those benefits mean to… Continue reading Food As Medicine

Land & SEAsonings, Recipes

Country Style Pork Ribs

The other day, a customer let me know that on one of the very cold snowy days we’ve been having, she was inspired to put something in the oven then curled up on the couch and watched old movies while it was cooking. Sounded lovely.  Earlier in the week her grocery store had Country Style… Continue reading Country Style Pork Ribs

Recipes, Seaweed, Skin Care

Beautiful Skin Begins Within

Meal Replacement Smoothie for Two People Try this Smoothie recipe when you don't feel like eating a meal, but want something nutritious and tasty...it's loaded with so many healthy things for you. Helps you look good and feel good! Handful of greens such as spinach, kale or other dark greens. May also make with a… Continue reading Beautiful Skin Begins Within

Recipes

The Incredible Cauliflower

Recently, you may have seen restaurant menu items, frozen specialty foods, and recipes using cauliflower in unique ways. Yes, it’s sort of a humble vegetable, with its pale and bland look, and to be frank, its smelly odor when steamed. With all of that going for it, how can it be the versatile wonder vegetable… Continue reading The Incredible Cauliflower

Seaweed

Seaweed Showing Dramatic Results as Feed Supplement for Livestock

Agriculture is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, and around a third of the emissions from the sector are thought to come from livestock producing methane. Emissions from the world’s nearly 1.5 billion cattle are a major source of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. Preliminary research (from a 2015 Australian Study) has indicated a… Continue reading Seaweed Showing Dramatic Results as Feed Supplement for Livestock