Gomasio is a nutty, tasty Japanese condiment.
It is made from TWO ingredients only! Unhulled sesame seeds and natural sea salt.
Now….teeny tiny sesame seeds are a very potent food! They are rich in calcium, magnesium, zinc, copper, Vitamin B1, fiber.
Just a quarter cup of whole sesame seeds provides more calcium than a cup of milk. Now, it’s hard to eat that much in one meal- but just adding sesame seeds into your diet is a healthful boost.
👍 bones (sesame seeds made the list of ‘Foundation Foods’ in an Osteoporosis Reversal Program)
👍 heart (helps lower cholesterol & prevent high blood pressure)
👍 female hormones (PMS and fertility, especially 😋)
👍 reducing inflammation
1 c. unhulled sesame seeds (the darker ones, which have more nutrients and are closer to their natural state.
1 TBS good quality sea salt or mineral salt.
- Place sesame seeds in a cast iron skillet. On a very low heat slowly roast until golden brown. The natural oils come out and they start to smell toasted. It may take 5-8 minutes.
- Remove from heat.
- Place in a suribachi, add seasalt and slowly grind together until about half of the mixture is ground. Let it be a meditation.
- Place in a clean, dry self sealing jar.
- When done, use it freely! It’s great on stir-fry’s, grains, salads, sushi and anything needing a savory, nutrient dense boost.