Today, the internet is full of information regarding seaweed. People from all over the world have started to refer to it as a superfood and that is pretty understandable. If you take a look at all the nutrients that it contains, we will agree with the term that's now being associated with it. Whether it's calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, manganese, phosphorus, or iodine, sea moss has it all.
A lot of people have also started taking sea moss as a supplement as it has a ton of goodness. Even doctors and health professionals have started recommending it to their patients that are going through certain medical conditions such as diabetes, week immunity etc. Likewise, health-conscious/enthusiasts also suggest people start benefitting from this gift of nature.
In short, there's no denying all that seaweeds is an amazing supplement.
Now comes the part where you get to know how you can use sea moss in the most fun yet simplest of ways.
Another applause for the internet for it has given us easy access to all the new and exciting ways of consuming this sea vegetable and that too in a hassle-free way. We have narrowed down a list of the top 3 ways of consuming sea moss at home. Go through the rest of the article to know all about making your sea moss-consuming experience more pleasant.
Here are the seaweed snacks you must make this summer:
- Starting from the top is sea moss smoothie. Make tasty smoothie using your favorite ingredients like bananas, strawberries, raspberries, apples, blueberries, or anything that you like and a bit of sea moss to it and you're all good to go. It's a simple and healthy recipe and it tastes wonderful.
(Note: You can add 2-3 tablespoons of sea moss gel to your smoothies)
- Next up is sea moss desert that will cheer you up if you have a sweet tooth. Along with other ingredients, you can add sea moss to your desserts as well. Here is what you need to do.
- Irish Moss Custard:
Take a pot, add sugar (1/4 cup) and egg yolks (3). Stir with a spoon. Heat milk (1 cup) in a saucepan and sprinkle vanilla bean (1/2). Cook until the mixture starts to boil. Remove slowly and add egg mix while whisking well. Put the pan back on the stove and dash Irish moss. Cook and whisk constantly until it thickens. Remove from heat and stain. Cool in refrigerator and serve cold.
- Strawberry Rhubard Compote
Take a large saucepan and add rhubarb (2 cups), sugar (1/4 cup), orange juice (3 tablespoons) and zest to a simmer. Cook for 2-3 minutes while stirring continuously. Add strawberries and sea moss and cook for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat, cool and serve cold.
Apart from this, you can always find tons of different recipes over the internet. You can skim through them and pick the one that you like the best and give it a try. It will be worth it.
- Last but not least, you can also add seaweed to your soups and stews. That's right! This idea might be something new for us, it's nothing new for the people that live in the coastal regions. Sea moss has always been a part of their food. What we can do is to learn from them and start taking care of our health and bodies.
It's always a good idea to buy quality sea moss supplements, take a slow start and get used to the taste at first. You might find it different and once your taste buds start to nod to sea moss, that's when you'll know you're ready to make seaweed, a part of your daily diet.