Whole Leaf Wakame Seaweed
Our West Coast Wakame seaweed speaks of the cold West Coast waters it's grown in with its mild, mineral-rich and earthy flavor.
The tender seaweed you love in miso soup is now taking center stage. Our West Coast Wakame is high in plant-based minerals that bring a balanced flavor of mild ocean salt, minerals, earthiness, and deep umami to your plate.
Sweeter than spinach but just as versatile. Our Whole Leaf Wakame is delicious as an anytime snack, satisfyingly simple as a wrap, and shines when added to noodles, spreads, fish cakes, potatoes, breads and smoothies. Where will Wakame be next?
HOW TO USE : Treat it like the (sea) veggie it is: add to soups, salads, smoothies, noodles, veggies or broths. Rehydrate in water for 5 minutes, or toast and eat like a chip.
BENEFITS: Packed with nutrients, essential minerals, & Omega-3. Nature's flavor enhancer.
TASTING NOTES: Earthy, Nutty, Mineral-rich
INGREDIENTS: West Coast Wakame (Alaria marginata)
Net weight: .75 oz (21 g)
This bag is made of 100% recycled paper and is compostable once you remove the tin tie.
A Sea of Flavor
Over and over again, we fall in love with seaweed's culinary potential. From the depth it brings to broth and soup, to the savory burst of flavor on avocado toast, to the umami richness of seaweed flakes on a crispy fried egg, seaweed is endlessly versatile and inspiring. You'll find that it lends a savory balance to rich and sweet foods, a punch of seasoning to mild flavors, and a briny backbone to just about anything. Use it anywhere you use salt and taste the difference.
A Nourishing Green
We cringe to call it a "superfood", overused as that word is, but the truth is... seaweed is rich! In nutrients, fiber, and protein. Every sprinkle of seaweed flakes is packed with essential vitamins and minerals like iodine, calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, and B vitamins. Seaweeds contain omega-3 fatty acids and compounds like fucoidan, which has been shown to have anti-oxidative and anti-tumor properties.
A Salty Climate Solution
Ecologically speaking, seaweed is a regenerative and healing "plant." The ocean absorbs 40% of the carbon we release into the atmosphere, which acidifies the water and prevents shellfish and corals from growing their shells and skeletons. Absorbing the carbon into seaweed can offset that damage, without the environmental pitfalls of industrialized farming.
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