Musings (Blog)

Seaweed, Superfoods

18 Surprising & Impressive Benefits of Seaweed

Seaweed is considered the "superfood" of all superfoods and there are so many reasons why. We happen to read a lot about seaweed, and study its value and benefits. Beyond being good for you personally, it's also good for the environment. Here are 18 reasons (and there are more) we've collected on why Seaweed is… Continue reading 18 Surprising & Impressive Benefits of Seaweed

Land & SEAsoning, Recipes, Uncategorized

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

Recipes, Uncategorized

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

Food as Medicine, Mermaid Recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

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?

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