KALE SEAWEED SALAD
We have all heard of kale and it’s powerhouse of nutrients, but did you know that sea vegetables are a superfood as well? Sea veggies like the arame in this recipe are an amazing source of trace minerals and vitamins, and are an especially good source of iodine which is a necessary ingredient to produce thyroid hormone.
· 1-1/2 cup dry arame
· 1 large bunch of kale
· 2 inch piece of ginger
· 2 tbsp sesame seeds
· 1/4 cup coconut aminos
· 2 tbsp sesame oil
1. In a medium bowl of cold water, soak the arame for about 20 minutes, until softened. Place the drained arame in a medium pot and cover with water.Bring to boil, then cover and turn off heat. Let sit 5 minutes, then drain and rinse with coldwater.
2. Steam the kale or cook in a minimal amount of water until just tender (about 5 minutes). Drain the kale and rinse with cold water; spin in a salad spinner to dry. Chop roughly or tear into bite-sized pieces. Add the kale to the salad bowl with the arame. Sprinkle with the ginger and sesame seeds.
3. Combine the coconut aminos, reserved soaking water, and sesame oil. Pour over the saladand toss to mix well.