Wakame seaweed is a tropical vegetable and is very prevalent for its use in Asia. Japan and Korea are its major producers. It is also famous by the name “undaria” is some parts of the world.
Wakame is an excellent option for people with thyroid issues because of ample iodine present in this vegetable. It also has anti inflammatory properties which might help you in reducing overall inflammation in your body.
There are many scientific studies coming out, reporting enormous benefits of this refreshing tropical vegetable.
Heathline has an excellent article documenting all of it’s evidence based benefits.
I am going to make a refreshing Wakame seaweed salad that you can use to start your day with.
Here it goes.
- Wakame - 4-5 oz
- Sliced or Diced cucumber - 6 oz
- Green soya beans - 6oz
- Soy Sauce - 1 tsp
- Mirin - 3 tbsp
- Fresh Ginger Grated - 1 tsp
- Garlic (Minced) - 1
- Sesame Oil - 1 tsp
- Organic Maple syrup - 1 tsp
Using a bowl put your Wakame in clear water for about 10 minutes and drain the water properly. Rinse once again with clean water.
Now into a bowl mix all of the ingredients and toss well. Let the mixture rest for about 10 minutes and repeat the tossing process.
Now wait for 10 more minutes and then serve.
Be creative with vegetables and you can add you favorite crunchy vegetabes.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 81Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 497mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 5g
Nutrition information that you see above is automatically generate may not be accurate.