Musings (Blog)

Mermaid Recipes

Are You Ready for Some Popcorn?

With the NFL playoffs going on, and the Super Bowl not too far down the road, we wanted to share our gourmet seasoned popcorn recipe. The popcorn is made on the stove top the old-fashioned way in a steel/enamel skillet with a lid. By adding our Land & SEAsoning mix, you'll give it a new… Continue reading Are You Ready for Some Popcorn?

Recipes

Toast New Year with a Mermaid-Style Bloody Mary

Mermaid Bloody Mary Many people like to prepare a New Year’s Day brunch, and Bloody Mary’s just seem to go with it. After all, the champagne drinking will be done the night before as the clock ticks down to 2019, so no need for a Mimosa for New Year’s Day brunch. And sometimes as the… Continue reading Toast New Year with a Mermaid-Style Bloody Mary

Land & SEAsonings, Spices

Seaweed Products Rank #1 Among Top Food Trends

I recently ran across an article online from marthastewart.com. “5 Food Trends That Are About to Be Everywhere” is a recap of the Specialty Food Association’s Summer Fancy Food Show from July. The editor who attended the show summarized five food trends that will be “everywhere” in 2019. #1 on her list? Seaweed of course!… Continue reading Seaweed Products Rank #1 Among Top Food Trends

Events

Healthy and Festive Holiday Dinner

At Mission Hills Country Club:  the Mermaid has landed! Our Land and SEAsoning was used by the chefs for a special private dinner. The all-natural, tasty and nutritious  spice mix was utilized in multiple courses and at the table to showcase the versatility of the mermaid’s savory warming spices in various flavor profiles. Here are… Continue reading Healthy and Festive Holiday Dinner

Superfoods

Gently Boost Your Energy/Brain

A team of researchers in a GMP-certified laboratory in New York has identified 5 compounds that can naturally restore optimal levels of acetylcholine. This is the little known chemical (lack thereof) that causes memory decline. The compounds are Alpha GPC, Huperzine A, Bacopa Monnieri, Lion’s Mane Mushroom, and Ginkgo Biloba. Better yet, clinically-backed by scientific… Continue reading Gently Boost Your Energy/Brain

Land & SEAsonings

Boost Flavor, Boost Your Health

Just a few suggestions from my kitchen for making tastier, healthier dishes. Sea palm strips are dried and put in sauces and broths to soften and add a nutritional and flavor boost. After simmering in broth of vegetables or stew I remove some of the liquid (sometimes adding a bit more in the blender) with… Continue reading Boost Flavor, Boost Your Health

Superfoods

Eat Your Way to Fabulous Skin

Yes, it is true. You can eat your way to gorgeous skin. Bite by bite you can help or hurt your skin. You have already heard that eating lots of dark green leafy greens, dark chocolate and so forth can help your insides. However, do you know what eating a few foods can impact both… Continue reading Eat Your Way to Fabulous Skin

Skin Care, Stress Relief

Feeling Glamorous!

Glamour??  Mermaid wrap with seaweed body masque and herbal tea/seaweed beverage (30 minute treatment). My dog Nori wanted to join me! My garden has been put to bed for winter and now it’s time to do some seasonal detox for a few days. Today included 30 minutes of yoga and a 30 minute workout in… Continue reading Feeling Glamorous!