Shitake Dashi* with Rice Noodles

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 8 dried shiitake mushrooms 6-inch piece kombu 8 cups water 1/2 carrot, thinly sliced 1/2 daikon, thinly sliced 1/2 pound thin rice noodles 1 tablespoon brown rice vinegar 1 teaspoon tamari 2 scallions, sliced Directions: Soak shitakes and kombu in a large bowl…

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Wakame with Greens

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 1/2 cup wakame, soaked and chopped 1 bunch leafy green vegetables (collards, kale or mustard greens) 1 tablespoon olive oil Dash of sea salt Juice of 1/2 lemon 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted Directions: Wash, soak and chop wakame into small pieces. Wash…

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Nori Ginger Tofu Scramble

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 5 minutes Yields: 2 servings Ingredients: 3 sheets nori 1 tablespoon oil 1 package tofu 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast 1 teaspoon tamari Directions: Cut nori sheets into very thin one inch strips (scissors work best). Heat oil in a skillet. Crumble tofu and add…

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Kung-Fu Hijiki Salad

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 cup hijiki 5 cups water 1 yellow or red pepper, chopped 4 scallions, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1/2 cup corn kernels, fresh off the cob 5 to 6 cherry tomatoes chopped in half (optional) 1 teaspoon sesame oil 2 teaspoons umeboshi vinegar…

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Hijiki Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 cup hijiki 3 cups carrots, grated 2 cups purple cabbage, grated 2 tablespoons ginger, grated 4 tablespoons umeboshi vinegar 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil Directions: Soak hijiki in water for 30 minutes, then rinse. Place carrots, cabbage and ginger in a large…

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Garlic Hijiki with Mung Bean Sprouts

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 cup hijiki 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon tamari 2 cups water 1 cup mung bean sprouts Directions: Wash and soak hijiki, about 20 minutes. Heat oil with garlic and tamari for 2 minutes. Add hijiki and sauté…

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Dulse-Pumpkin Seed Condiment

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Yields: 8 servings Ingredients: 1 cup dried pumpkin seeds 1 tablespoons dried dulse flakes 1/2 teaspoons sea salt Directions: In a small skillet, dry roast the seeds on medium heat, stirring constantly, until the seeds pop. Remove and let cool. Preheat oven to 400

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Dulse Dressing

Prep Time: 5 minutes Yields: 1 servings Ingredients: 1/2 cup water 2-3 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste) 1 tablespoon umeboshi paste 1/2 cup dulse flakes 3 scallions, finely chopped (optional) Directions: Warm the water, add tahini and stir until creamy. Stir or blend in umeboshi paste. Mix thoroughly. Stir in dulse and/or scallions.

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