Sunday, February 13, 2011

Prepare Irish Moss (seamoss)

My sea moss in gel form
I have been finding out so many different things about Irish Moss (sea moss). I have been reading little bits and pieces here and there over the past year or so. I recently needed to prepare some that I ordered online. I made a video of this so please watch it for more understanding of what I am talking about in this blog. My Irish Moss education began almost a full year ago when a good (online) friend of mine did a video and posted it to You Tube. She prepared a drink using this product and I was intrigued about it ever since. Whenever I would hear of it being used in a recipe or read something about it, I would pay close attention and try to understand what it was good for. My own basic understanding is that it is a sea vegetable. I didn't know much more than that until I actually considered making a raw condiment that listed Irish Moss as one of its ingredients.

Sea vegetables are nutritious according to the many online stores that sell it. When you get down to the basics, it would seem that a vegetable of any variety would do a body good. Although, there are some that require more preparation than others. I mean, it's not like a carrot, "pull it out of the ground wipe off the dirt and eat." For Irish Moss you must go through a little more than that . To understand what I mean by this please have a look at my video to see how I prepared Irish Moss for the first time EVER!

In the meantime, do yourself and your body a big favor and read up on Irish Moss. Find out what's good, bad, and/or ugly. Don't forget to consult your medical professional before adding/changing anything relating to your health and well-being. As we all know, too much of a good thing can ultimately be BAD.

Here are some other sea vegetables that I currently consume; not on a regular basis but often enough to mention:

Dulse Flakes
Nori Sheets

I did a search on google to find articles that were pretty current and informative. Here's one that I liked and hope you will also. SUPERFOODS: Sea VegetablesArticle by Maria RippoTo learn more about these and other sea veggies do a Google search. Don't forget to site your source so everyone can check out more information published by the author.


  1. This one tempted me a little, but i'll go to a doctor first. Thanks.

    Hope it is ok to mention a new blog on easy vegetarian recipes:

  2. Hey there sis,
    I have quite a lot of useful links on my blog for buying good products but here is the link for raw living

    This is one of my favourite places. Quick delivery here in the UK, good communications etc, it is a good raw company!! The Rawtella I bought is from Raw Living and it truly is DEEEELICOUS!!.
    Lecithin thickens and makes raw recipes creamy. Kate Wood who owns Raw Living makes a Irish Moss recipe on the Raw Living site and she uses Lecithin.
    Cacao Butter I use to make raw chocolate but it is used for lots of recipes in raw recipe books, as is Lecithin.
    I keep asking for your email address, so if you leave it on my comments then I can send you the Grezzo Cheese recipe. I wont publish your email address in my comments.

    I did buy quite a lot this month, I tend to buy a lot every now and then to stock up.

    Well that is all for now and keep you vids coming, I do LOVE them and I look daily.

    Luv ya sis x

  3. Thanks for the info. I sent you my email addy in a response and wondered why I hadn't gotten any emails from ya...hahaha. I guess you never received the email address. Well I should have checked with ya to make sure but I will send it again and hope that you are able to receive it. Isn't Lecithin a product of soybean? I remember seeing a video about it but cannot remember where I saw the vid. Have you used it lots? Do a vid demonstrating how it's used. Thanks sis.

  4. I loved your video for this! Where did you your irish sea moss?

    1. I purchased my Irish Sea Moss from a vendor online. I cannot remember the persons contact info and when I went back to the invoice there wasn't anything besides pertinent items of the purchase. I just did a google search and found the best deal.

  5. Here's an article I did on sea moss paste a couple of years ago..most it's basically the raw version of carageenan moss, which most people have seen in lots of food ingredients. It's used as a thickener.

    Feel free to check out my research on it...

  6. Where can you buy irish moss from online? any recommendations?

    1. John, I really didn't know where to purchase it for a good price so I just did a google search. Hope this helps.