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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – Mermaid Style

Pumpkin everything is upon us, everyone!  It’s that time of the year, when all things pumpkin take over the world, or at least at Starbuck’s.  Regardless of where and how you get your pumpkin fix this Fall, you should know that pumpkin and pumpkin seeds are very good for you. For instance, pumpkin seeds may… Continue reading Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – Mermaid Style

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Mermaid Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

The people of Okinawa, Japan have traditionally enjoyed one of the highest life expectancies in the world. In their summary of “Everything You Need to Know About Sweet Potatoes,” Food Revolution Network reports that, “one of those secrets, it turns out, is lots and lots of sweet potatoes. The traditional Okinawan diet consists of minimal… Continue reading Mermaid Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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Mermaid Taco Salad

Sometimes you just need your Mexican food mix. But unfortunately most Mexican food can add on calories and carbs pretty fast. However, our Mermaid Taco Salad is healthy and nutritious with its all-natural ingredients. You really don’t need any store-bought dressings or chips in there. But if you do want a little crunch, you can… Continue reading Mermaid Taco Salad

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Spicy Roasted Broccoli

Many people aren’t necessarily fans of broccoli – either raw or steamed (and it can be easily overcooked resulting in a mushy bad tasting veggie). But it’s pretty good as part of a Tempura dish, but it’s oh so tasty when it is roasted, (like other veggies are, e.g., cauliflower, brussel sprouts, potatoes, etc.).  You… Continue reading Spicy Roasted Broccoli

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Pineapple Lassi

Feeling bloated? We ran across this article and recipe in Cooking Light about the three best foods to fight bloating, and a recipe that contains all three and wanted to share. Always remember that first, water is the best antidote to bloating, but this yummy drink will certainly help as well. 3 Foods to Fight… Continue reading Pineapple Lassi

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Juicing vs. Blending: Which Is Better for Us?

We know that fruits and vegetables are good for us. We know that fresh produce may reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and cancer, while also helping to manage our weight. But according to the CDC, we aren’t getting enough of either. That’s why both juicing and blending have become so popular – both… Continue reading Juicing vs. Blending: Which Is Better for Us?

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Mermaid Ranch Dressing

The traditional recipe of the ever-popular Ranch Dressing of buttermilk, mayonnaise, garlic, and herbs is often full of calories, fat, and sodium. So we created a healthy, protein-packed version of the recipe with the addition of Greek yogurt and Nori Flakes. A little bit of mayo is maintained to balance the tanginess of the buttermilk with the yogurt and… Continue reading Mermaid Ranch Dressing

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French Potato Salad

Potato salad is a 4th of July staple, but in the quest to eliminate the mayo and freshen up the recipe, the classic French Potato Salad came to mind. And everyone from Martha Stewart to Ina Garten from Julia Child and her friend Jacques Pepin has a recipe, and recipes for the French version have… Continue reading French Potato Salad

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Watermelon Gazpacho Mermaid Style

Gazpacho is such a healthy and tasty summer treat for lunch, or as a dinner appetizer. This watermelon variation is the perfect combination of savory and sweet and it’s full of all-natural fresh ingredients. This is based on more traditional Spanish-style, with the olive oil, sherry vinegar and a little bread for thickening. So tasty,… Continue reading Watermelon Gazpacho Mermaid Style

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Mermaid Compound Butter

Compound butters are mixtures of butter and flavorful herbs or spices. So, we thought how tasty (and just as importantly, nutritious!) our Land & SEAsoning would be as a base spice. Make this ahead of time to keep in the fridge, and use it over grilled steak, fish, corn-on-the-cob and roasted vegetables. Spread it on… Continue reading Mermaid Compound Butter