Food as Medicine, Land & SEAsoning, Recipes

Is It Soup Yet?

We're in for a chilly winter. At least, that's what is being predicted in this year's "Old Farmer's Almanac."  The newest edition of the 230-year-old series projects the 2021-22 winter as a particularly cold one, dubbing it the "season of shivers,” and says it could even be "one of the longest and coldest that we’ve seen in… Continue reading Is It Soup Yet?

Mermaid Recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

Panazanella Summer Salad

With all of the wonderful farmer’s market produce available in July and August, a different spin on the traditional tomato, cucumber and onion salad is to fix a Panzanella salad. A popular Italian (especially Tuscan) salad, there are many variations of it, but at its core it includes bread, fresh ripe tomatoes, cucumbers and onions… Continue reading Panazanella Summer Salad

Food as Medicine, Health, Herbs, Land & SEAsoning, Recipes, Spices

Now’s the Time to Tune-Up Your Immune System

With Fall being here rather suddenly with the latest record-breaking snow arrival, the need to build our immunity through various ways can help us keep balanced. If we do catch a cold or a flu of some kind, the symptoms can be usually reduced by good preparation. Personally, since my husband Jim and I have… Continue reading Now’s the Time to Tune-Up Your Immune System

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Non-Dairy Pesto With a Boost of the Sea

With an abundance of basil in gardens, now is a great time to make pesto and to use it on a variety of recipes -- pastas, salads, grilling fish, snacks and more. Kathleen Foland introduces her recipe that's packed both with flavor and nutrition! https://youtu.be/YRAlAItn21Q Ingredients:One and a half+cups tightly packed basilOne cup of nutritional… Continue reading Non-Dairy Pesto With a Boost of the Sea

Land & SEAsoning, Recipes

Mermaid Style Shrimp Fajitas

Here’s a great summer recipe for Shrimp Fajitas that we adapted from cookinglight.com using our Land & SEAsoning spice mix – makes it a little easier than adding a lot of different spices plus it adds flavor and turns up the volume on nutrition! Ingredients (Serves 4): 1 1/4 pounds peeled and deveined raw large… Continue reading Mermaid Style Shrimp Fajitas

Land & SEAsoning, Recipes

Roasted Pork Miracle Fried Rice

Note: Right now as we are social distancing, not eating out and probably cooking more, we wanted to provide a few nutritious, tasty recipes that are a change of pace for you and/or your family, or something you might have ordered out that you have a craving for. So we're re-sharing our recipe for fried… Continue reading Roasted Pork Miracle Fried Rice

Land & SEAsonings, Mermaid Recipes, Recipes, Seaweed

Hot Roasted Garlic Black Bean Soup for the Cold Weather Months

We ran across this wonderful recipe on the website Ava Jane’s Kitchen, a lovely site with some unique food products and recipes. We couldn’t resist this soup recipe because garlic is extremely healing and black beans are one of the more nutrient rich legumes. Plus this was the perfect recipe for adding our Land &… Continue reading Hot Roasted Garlic Black Bean Soup for the Cold Weather Months

Recipes, Superfoods, Uncategorized

Fermented Cranberry Salsa

Recipe excerpted from The Herbalist's Healing Kitchen by Devon Young. from Page Street Publishing Co., 2019. We saw this Fermented Cranberry Salsa recipe online (written by Devon Young) and had to check it out. It's an herbalist-favorite fermented cranberry salsa for gut health. As the article points out, cranberries are a classic example of food… Continue reading Fermented Cranberry Salsa

Land & SEAsoning, Mermaid Recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

Mermaid Sweet Potato Soup

Soup is already pretty healthy, so it’s easy to make substitutions that make the recipe really nutrient-dense, especially when we add our Land & SEAsoning and make potato soup with sweet potatoes. Plus sweet potatoes and our all-purpose seasoning really go well together. We put Land & SEAsoning on roasted sweet potatoes, on baked sweet… Continue reading Mermaid Sweet Potato Soup

Land & SEAsoning, Mermaid Recipes, Recipes, Spices, Superfoods

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