Kelp Noodles

Another heatwave, what won’t further parboil us? Kelp Noodles are a marvel! 

Made of kelp, aka seaweed, and sodium alginate (an algae emulsifier), noodles are crisp, neutral-flavored, and pair deliciously in myriad recipes. Like tofu, they carry flavor. 

No boiling needed! Rinse in cool water and drain. Ergo, less AC to offset boiled water. 

Thicken to mimic cooked pasta by rinsing/soaking in warm water, baking soda, and lemon juice, then draining. 


Note: high in iodine, eat in moderation

Use in summer rolls, atop blitzed salad, with pesto, spicy peanut sauce, hummus, stir-fries, or experiment! 

Plus climate friendly!: 


Laura & Gil

Our friends Laura & Gil Richardson are, in their own words, “imperfect” but they are much further down this Planetarian path than anyone I know. They are a treasure trove of sustainable living inspiration and we’ve asked them to share one simple swap per week that they’ve made (and the products they love) in hopes it might inspire you to make them, too.

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