Welcome to the world of sea vegetables: alaria, hijiki, arame, kombu, wakame, dulse, nori, kelp, agar, laver, and sea palm. Gourmet and natural food enthusiasts will delight in over 100 meatless recipes that include everything from salads, soups, spreads, dips, and snacks to stir-fries, casseroles, pizza, and stews. Ounce for ounce sea vegetables are higher in vitamins and minerals than any other food group. You'll learn about the healing benefits of each of these sea veggies along with how they're also beneficial for pets and plants and can be used as beauty aids. This is the perfect cookbook to learn how to enjoy these gifts from the ocean.