dandelion hijiki salad

When in Rome…  is a truism, and on this hot Newport morning I wanted something from the sea.  Surrounded by the sound of honking gulls, I walked up to the local health food store, A Market. I bought a Dandelion Hijiki Salad and ate it in the salt air.


Hijiki is a fiber-rich sea vegetable containing calcium, iron, magnesium and trace minerals not found in other foods. In Japan thick, shiny hair is often attributed to a diet that includes hijiki.

INgredients                                                                                        Hijiki, dandelion, red cabbage, salted cashews, carrot, cucumber, ume plum vinegar,  tamari sauce, sunflower oil, Appalachian Natural Ginger Miso Dressing