Wakame Salad (Gluten Free)


If you have never tried sea vegetables/weeds, this is a great apportunity. There are many edible sea vegetables available and wakame is one of my favorites. I also love roasted nori, kombu and hijiki.

Wakame is a sea vegetable that has many benefits nutritionally, and is low in fat and calories. It helps to prevent heart disease, diabetes, cancer and diabetes. It is excellent for those on a weight loss program and it is believed that it burns fat. It is beneficial for those with hypothyroidism, strokes and tumors. It is a good source of magnesium, iodine, calcium, iron, Vitamin A, C, E, K, D, B2k, folate and lignans.


  • 1 ounce dried wakame
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos or soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cucumber, cut into strips
  • 1 carrot, cut into strips


Place wakame in a bowl, cover with warm water and soak for 20 minutes to rehydrate. Meanwhile, in a small bowl mix lemon juice, coconut aminos, maple syrup, sesame oil, and garlic. Drain wakame, patting off extra water with a towel. In a large bowl, combine wakame, carrots, cucumbers and dressing. Garnish with sesame seeds.

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  1. I’ve started eating a lot more seaweed lately, but haven’t really heard of Wakame. Guess I need to make another trip to the grocery store. This sounds delish :)

    1. That’s so good Alyssa that you are including seaweed as a part of your diet. Hope you try wakame :)

  2. I’m so excited to see this awesome recipe! Whenever my hub and I dine out on Japanese we always see the fake stuff and I know he is going to be thrilled for me to make the real thing! xo Nic

  3. This is a recipe I think my mother-in-law would love (she really enjoys the seaweed salads at our sushi restaurants!) Great idea!

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