Asian dressing can be used instead of the ginger, oil and Tamari,
you can also use grated carrots instead of yam or sweet potato.


  • 1 cup hijiki ( Japanese seaweed, needs to be soaked see instructions below)
  • 2 cups grated yam, sweet potato or carrot
  • 4 Tablespoons sunflower or pumpkin seeds or soaked seeds (optional)
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons tamari
  • pinch of cinnamon



To soak hijiki, place in a small bowl and cover with warm water. Let soak for 30 minutes; drain. Cover again with fresh warm water and let soak for another 30 minutes, drain.

In a small serving bowl, combine the soaked, drained hijiki, yam, seeds, ginger, oil,tamari and cinnamon. Gently toss the ingredients.

Serves 3-4

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