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Sandra's Caesar Salad with Hemp Seeds and Dulse 

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Description:
The Benefits of Dulse Seaweed - Dulse is a reddish-brown seaweed that people have harvested for hundreds of years as a food source, as a skin care and cosmetic ingredient and as a nutritional supplement. Available in most health food stores either fresh or dried, dulse is rich in nutrients like iron and magnesium and its high protein content makes it an important vegetable for people who cannot get their protein from animal products.
Scientifically known as palmaria palmata, dulse is a red algae or seaweed. The regions of the northern coast of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans are the areas which are populated with this sea weed. This species, according to records, was harvested by some monks about 1,400 years ago. As I mentioned, people in Ireland are well aware of the different dulse benefits and so do people in China, Japan, Canada and North European countries. The popularity of this seaweed comes from its high content in vitamins and other essential nutrients required by the body. Dulse is usually soaked in water and added to soups, salads, and other dishes.


Ingredients:
1/3 c hemp seeds (to blend)
½ tsp. sea salt
½ tsp. mustard powder
¼ tsp. chili powder
4 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons water
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp. flax seeds (to grind)
1 tsp. raw agave nectar

2 tablespoons of dulse pieces or flakes
6 cups of romaine lettuce cut into strips
1 tablespoon of hemp seeds


Directions:
Blend the Top ingredients well.

Stir 2 tablespoons of dulse pieces or flakes into the dressing. Place 6 cups of romaine lettuce cut into strips into a bowl. Add the dressing and mix well. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of hemp seeds.

Enjoy.


Servings: 4 cups


Special Diet: Vegetarian


Category: Salads

Submitted By: Sandra Butler



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