• Jennifer Kelman

The Benefits of Sea Moss & How to make Sea Moss Gel



Do you know what it is? Have you ever had it?

Ok, let’s talk basics. For the unacquainted, Sea Moss is a species of the red algae family that is sourced off the Atlantic coast of Europe and North America, where it grows abundantly. I, however have been lucky to secure my supply from the wonderful oceans off the coast of Jamaica.

Sea moss can also be found inhabiting the shelves of most food co-ops and health food stores and now it will be available in my online store as well.

If you’re already familiar with Sea Moss, your first encounter was probably at a health food spot where a demonstration was underway on, “How to prepared sea moss” when your greedy curiosity went on high alert and you became repulsed at the thought of consuming anything from the ocean that doesn’t have two eyes, am I right? Lol.

Once you learned of its health benefits you were hooked on the FACTS: ITS RAW, VEGAN, GLUTEN – FREE, NON-GMO, and it has 92 of the 102 minerals the body needs to thrive.

If you ever looked for a powerful herb to nourish your body and not been able to find it, this is it.

It’s loaded with nutrients and minerals to the likes of:

*Amino Acids

*Vitamins B12, B1 & B2

*Calcium

*Chromium

*Iron

*Magnesium

*Zinc

Sea Moss has also aided in treating cancer, colds, flu and diabetes just to name a few. It also strengthens the bones, joints, teeth, thyroid, and nourishes the skin.

For the newbies now learning of sea moss, I detailed in the recipe below on how to make sea moss gel. 

One of my favorite ways to consume this sea of gelatinous gold is in my smoothies, nut milks and soups. I also have a very delicious warm smoothie recipe on my Instagram page that is absolutely delicious. Please feel free to check it out using the link below and follow me if you’re not already following.


https://www.instagram.com/p/Bv1U8zLndWX/





HOW TO PREPARE SEA MOSS

PREP TIME

24 hours

TOTAL TIME

24 hours

Serves: 8 oz

INGREDIENTS

• 1 cup of Sea Moss

• 1½ -2 cups of Spring water

INSTRUCTIONS

1 Take a handful of sea moss.. rinse, clean, inspect for sand and other sea debris. Be sure to clean thoroughly.

2 Soak for 24 hrs. at room temperature.

3 The sea moss will turn into a white-translucent color, it will take on a slippery, soft texture and double in size.

4 Drain off the water and rinse clean.

5 Add spring water and sea moss to the blender, blend until smooth and creamy.

6 Pour into a mason jar, and refrigerate. Allow up to an hour for thickening

NOTES

Moss can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one month. Add to smoothies, and recipes that call for a thickening agent.



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