Sea vegetables have phytonutrients found nowhere else, special types of fibre, and unique carotenoids and polysaccharides, and various polyphenol defense compounds, each of which may have anti-cancer properties. I encourage everyone to try experimenting until you find the sea vegetables that you love and incorporate them into your diet. This dish is my favourite, I could eat it to a band playing, nutrient dense and so tasty. Serve with a bowl of miso soup and some grated daikon.
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Enjoy this golden tonic with a pungent after taste of our Clearspring Apple Cider Vinegar with The Mother. This can be enjoyed hot on a cold cloudy day with your blanket or chilled on a sunny summer morning to wake our bodies.
I love this hot, soothing miso soup as a pick-me up at any time of the day. Simply pop the ingredients in a tea cup, top up with hot water, done! Or, bring them to work portioned up and ready to go – perfect for meal prep. You can vary this recipe indefinitely, just include something a little spicy or acidic to lift the salty miso. I like a few spoons of oats in mine to make it a little more substantial, almost like rice!