Sesame seeds are excellent for healing the thyroid. To boost its potency, we’ve added the sea vegetable kelp to our gomasio recipe for added minerals and thyroid support! Try this salty condiment on your raw cruciferous vegetables, or as a garnish on salads, soups, noodles, and other vegetables.
Serves 12 Tablespoons
- 1/2 cup, sesame seeds – toasted
- 1/4 cup, kelp – toasted
- 1/2 tsp, sea salt with iodine
- In a mortar, grind the sesame seeds, kelp, and salt together until well combined, but not into a paste. If you don’t have a mortar and pestle you can blend this in a coffee grinder in two batches.
- Store in an airtight container.
For your weekly fish dish, we love this low-mercury, flavorful recipe rich in nutrients that will help your body clear out toxins.
- 2 tbsp coconut oil
- 2 tsp cumin seeds
- 2 red chili peppers – dried
- 11/2 cups onion – diced
- 1 1/2 tbsp fresh ginger – minced peeled
- 2 tsp garlic – minced
- 2 tsp coriander – ground
- 11/2 tsp, cumin – ground
- 1/2 tsp turmeric – ground
- 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
- Pinch Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 1 14-ounce can tomatoes – diced
- 1 lb medium shrimp – peeled and deveined
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 1/4 cup cilantro – chopped
- Heat the coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the cumin seeds and red chilies and cook, stirring, until the fragrant, about 30 seconds.Add the onion and cook until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Then add the ginger, garlic, coriander, cumin, turmeric, and cayenne, and season with salt and pepper. Cook until dark and fragrant, about 3 minutes more.
- Add the tomatoes and cook until somewhat soft, about 3 minutes. You can make the sauce up to this point a day ahead.
- When ready to serve, heat the sauce over high heat. As soon as it starts to bubble on the edges, add the shrimp and cook, stirring, until the shrimp turns opaque. Lower the heat, gradually stir in the coconut milk, and gently heat it through – do not allow to boil.
- Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer to a serving platter, garnish with cilantro and serve over rice or quinoa.