All posts tagged: avocado

Rainbow Sushi Salad

It’s finally time for cooling salads once again. Not that I ever really stopped making salads, per se…but the veggies are fresh, the farmer’s markets are open, and the temps are sweat-inducing. I like it. I like it a lot. This salad is inspired not only by my massive shipment of Ironbound Island seaweed, but also by a dusty box of nori snack sheets hanging out in my pantry. When you have 2 lbs of seaweed laying around your house, you need to take action (fyi: seaweed weights nil, so 2 lbs covers like half my kitchen table). For this recipe, I used the nori sheets, as they are the classic sushi seaweed, but this post is a reminder for me to get to munchin’ on the rest of those sea veggies. I’m thinking a seaweed salad may be in the works…*cue mischievous smile* Seaweed, or sea vegetables as they are more endearingly called, are filled with antioxidants, calcium, and vitamins (see here for more detailed nutrition information). They are also a fantastic source of …