Thursday, May 31, 2012

'Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication'

The elements abundant in seaweeds include iodine, magnesium, potassium, sodium, calcium, zinc, copper, chloride, sulfur, phosphorous, vanadium, cobalt, manganese, selenium, bromine, arsenic, iron, and fluorine. Alaria seaweed contains 770% iodine in a 1/3 cup serving. When our bodies have a sufficient amount of iodine, it doesn't take on the radioactive iodine that is present in the environment. It is only when our bodies lack iodine that it takes in radioactive iodine and causes a deficiency or toxicity in our bodies (disease). Most places around the world, including here in Ontario, have nuclear powers stations. It was important for us to consider more seaweeds in our diet, so we made our own soup recipe incorporating some alaria seaweed.
Below: Simple to make organic Alaria seaweed and leek soup with hemp seeds. This was one of the tastiest soups we ever made and simple to cook in just 10 minutes!
Ingredients: Homemade chicken broth* (you can use vegetable broth), organic leeks, organic garlic, organic red onion, organic Alaria and organic hemp seeds. Add salt and Pepper to taste. Enjoy!


* We use homemade chicken broth made from happy drug free chicken carcass with organic leeks, organic onion, organic garlic, organic thyme, sea salt and organic pepper.

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