Musings (Blog)

Events, Uncategorized

My Heart Soars Over this Feedback

When we are at our events, I love to share my POV on not only our seaweed and healing mushroom-based products, but also on the importance of eating a more plant-based diet and less processed foods, and taking better care of yourself. We give away a prize package to a lucky winner at most of… Continue reading My Heart Soars Over this Feedback

Mermaid Recipes, Recipes, Seaweed, Uncategorized

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

Health, Seaweed

10 High-Protein Plant-Based Foods

Reducing your use of animal products is getting easier with more fortified and nutritious plant-based foods available. The right plant-based foods can be excellent sources of protein and other nutrients, often with fewer calories than animal products. The following healthy, plant-based foods are just 10 of our favorites having a high-protein content per serving. We… Continue reading 10 High-Protein Plant-Based Foods

Land & SEAsoning, Mermaid Recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

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

Land & SEAsoning, Mermaid Recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

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

Health, Superfoods, Uncategorized, Wellness & Beauty

The Many Benefits of Lemonade

Ahhh, summer…home-grown tomatoes, corn-on-the-cob and fresh lemonade. From a cold glass of lemonade at a cook-out, to a quick cup from your friendly neighborhood lemonade stand, this drink has been satisfying both young and old in a variety of settings for years, with summer serving as its most popular time to consume to quench your… Continue reading The Many Benefits of Lemonade

Inspirations

Inspiration #1 – Meet Wendy Bost

Note: This is the first in a series of blog articles called “Inspirations” – we are going to either do personal interviews with those who inspire us, or we’ll be showcasing places, books and other things that are inspirational as well.  Helping People on Their Journey to Feel Better One doesn’t need to be famous… Continue reading Inspiration #1 – Meet Wendy Bost

Land & SEAsoning, Recipes, Seaweed

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

Food as Medicine, Health, Uncategorized

Natural Remedies That Can Help Ease Depression

Our Merman Jay Fickess is back and sharing insights on how natural remedies can help ease depression. If you are burdened with depression or know someone who is, you know that its effects can be seriously debilitating. Estimates are that depression is the second leading cause of disability in the United States. The disease is… Continue reading Natural Remedies That Can Help Ease Depression