Green Nori Salad

nori in front of salad

This Green Nori Salad is simple, nutritious, and filled with flavour.

Lettuce has been called ‘the perfect weight loss food’ and ‘rabbit food’ but it is so much more. With amazing healing benefits and 20% protein by calories, it could be called ‘gorilla food’ instead.  It is low in calories and high in fiber and cellulose. It is heart-healthy and has a great ratio of omega-3 fatty acids.  Lettuce is a great alkaline-forming food that is low on the glycemic index and is great for this Green Nori Salad.

Nori seaweed is thin,  and its oily iridescence reflects the colours of the rainbow. This is the most popular Seaweed for eating, both historically and today. We mostly know it from eating Maki Sushi.

Nori is high in protein, contains carbohydrates and almost no fat. It is rich in vitamins A, B2, niacin, B12, plus C and D.

It comes in sheets in packages or dried granules that can be sprinkled on food either during cooking or at the table.

To learn more about seaweed go to this link:  Prevent Radiation Poisoning with Seaweed – Ancient Powerfood

Lemons’ health benefits are immense.  To begin they are acidic to the taste but are alkaline-forming in the body. In fact, they are one of the most alkaline-forming superfoods; this makes them great for balancing a highly acidic condition in the body. Also, they are full of many health benefits.

WHO recognizes that Onions help relieve symptoms such as coughs, congestion asthma, and respiratory infections. Onions are full of protective phytonutrients, vitamins, trace minerals, quercetin (an important flavonoid), chromium, and unique anti-inflammatory nutrients.

Himalayan Salt is actually good for you! 100% NATURAL PINK & CERTIFIED: Sherpa Pink Himalayan Salt is Kosher Certified, Non-GMO, and does not contain any MSG, Soy, Gluten, Dairy, or anti-caking agents.

Olive oil was referred to as “Liquid Gold” by the famous Greek poet Homer.  If you are what you eat, what would happen if you consumed “Liquid Gold” daily?  Extra-virgin olive oil (cold-pressed) is the best fat to use as a salad dressing.  Do not use for cooking.  It has a low smoke point and heat makes it susceptible to oxidative damage.  Olive oil has so many health benefits I include some every day when I eat my salad. Make sure you are using real olive oil. Have you heard of the olive oil fraud? Find out Which Olive Oil to Buy.

Have you heard of the olive oil fraud?
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Time to make Green Nori Salad

Green Nori Salad

This Green Nori Salad is simple, nutritious, and filled with flavour.
Course Salad
Cuisine gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian
Keyword Gluten-free, lettuce, nori, salad, Vegan, vegetarian
Author Diana Herrington

Ingredients

  • Leafy Lettuce
  • Onions
  • Nori Seaweed
  • Lemon juice or umeboshi vinegar
  • Himalayan sea salt
  • olive oil

Instructions

  • Wash and dry the lettuce and tear it into pieces.
  • Slice the onion very thinly and chop it finely, mixing together.
  • Lightly toast the Nori until it turns a green color and is crumbly.
  • Mix in a few drops of olive oil with the lettuce.
  • Sprinkle the lemon juice and salt onto the lettuce and toss together.
  • Crumble the Nori into the salad.
  • Toss and serve.

Notes

Find out more about the healthy ingredients I used for this nori salad recipe: lettuce, onions, Nori seaweed, lemon Juice or umeboshi Vinegar, Himalayan sea salt, olive oil

 

Tasty Recipes Using Seaweed:

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Miso Soup with Spinach and  Mushrooms –  Another eastern favorite. We have come to think of Japanese food as being tempura, teriyaki, and sushi it is miso soup that the Japanese will not want to live without.

White Bean and Asparagus Stew–  A filling and hearty stew that is full of healthy ingredients and protein.

 Yummy recipe with Arame Seaweed:  Carrots with Arame – This is a great addition to any meal especially if you like ginger and carrots.

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Soba Soup – A Japanese Favourite is Delicious

 Get some Kombu into your diet: Soba Soup a Japanese favorite.   If you want a delicious soba soup recipe that is gluten-free, and perhaps even grain-free try this soba soup.  This soup is made with buckwheat noodles. Soba is Japanese for buckwheat. I love this soup! And it is great that it is so healthy.

 Recipe with Kombu Lentil Stew is Nutritious, Full of Superfoods and Is Tasty – Lentil stew has all the benefits of the mighty superfood lentils which are full of protein plus many more nutritious vegetables. And it is a tasty meal.

Here are some of my favorite salad recipes:

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Shiitake Mushroom Salad with Walnuts is Very Tasty

Delicious Radish Quinoa Salad with Arugula – This colorful radish quinoa salad is a yummy and nourishing salad for any season. It is full of good protein from the quinoa. It is a whole meal in one bowl.  How easy is that for dishwashing!

 Delightfully Delicious Wild Rice Salad– This wild rice salad is delicious, nourishing, and filling. It has tasty colorful vegetables in it to give the wild rice a good contrast and is a crunchy salad for lunch or dinner.  A very good thing about this salad is it is a whole meal in a bowl which means there are not lots of dishes to wash after eating this delicious meal. Also, I love wild rice!

Tempeh Beet Salad
Tempeh Beet Sprout Salad

 Tempeh Salad with Beets and Sprouts for Dinner – This is a simple tempeh salad recipe that is easy to make.  It is full of nutrients from the beets, carrots and sprouts, pumpkin seeds, and lots of protein from the tempeh which are all tasty superfoods. What makes it extra tasty is the marinated crispy tempeh.  The red sweet beets add a very tasty flavor. If you are very busy and just want a quick meal then simple tempeh will work too.

 Asparagus Tomato SaladA simple luxurious salad that was enjoyed by many the first time I created the recipe, so I keep serving it.

Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Salad – This anti-inflammatory salad is very nutritious with 4 of the  12 Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods.  It is an easy salad to make and eat all of it in one sitting. Put it in a big bowl and just eat it. I do that all of the time.

Olive Salad Appetizer
Tasty Olive Salad Appetizer for Your Meals and Parties

Tasty Olive Salad Appetizer for Your Meals and Parties – I created this yummy olive salad appetizer recipe just this week and it truly was tasty. I love the colorful salad it became with the addition of the red peppers and green chives.  Food needs to have a range of colors to be tasty. Also. this is a healthy olive salad that is great as an appetizer or a side for your meal. It is even great for a party.

 Very Healthy Green Salad with Grapes and Avocado – This green salad with grapes and avocado makes a delicious refreshing lunch or as a first course for a bigger meal. It is very nutritious with all the greens.  Adding the grapes gives it a sweetness and the avocado a creaminess.

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1 thought on “Green Nori Salad”

  1. Great recipe, I personally don’t digest raw onion very well so I omitted it and added in cucumber which was lovely. The salad has a really subtle nutty flavour. 

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