Best snack for calcium and Omega 3’s
By Sherri Mraz, the Cookin’ Yogi
1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
½ cup maple syrup
1 cup of cracked almonds
1 cup sesame seeds
4 sheets of nori (torn into small pieces)
Heat oil and syrup—toss in almonds and sesame seeds—add nori and mix well over low heat. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper Spread mixture on lined cookie sheet into a thin layer. Bake @ 350 for 15 minutes or until looks golden brown on edges. When cool, break into pieces. Enjoy!
The best vegan source of calcium is sesame seeds and almonds. Some other great sources include broccoli, cabbage, collards, dandelion greens, dulse (a seaweed), kale and prunes. Your body will absorb them much easier if they are uncooked.