Sockeye are an excellent source of protein and a heart-friendly food, low in both saturated fat and sodium. Sockeye are also high in vitamin A.
Beach asparagus is similar to both asparagus and green beans and can be harvested from late spring and through summer. It is an excellent source of vitamin A and is heart friendly - fat free and low in sodium.
Seaweed is a good source of vitamin A and fiber. It’s also fat free and can be enjoyed as a snack, and once dried, keeps forever.
Herring eggs are a great source of protein. An added benefit is that they can be kept in the freezer for up to a year. They can be enjoyed plain, dipped in seal oil or soy sauce or added to a salad or toast.
Hudson Bay Tea
Steep the dried leaves in boiling water of the Hudson Bay Tea plant to make tea. The tea has medicinal properties that are safe in moderation and can soothe an upset stomach, heartburn, colds and arthritis.
Salmonberry can be harvested mid to late summer. Salmonberries are high in fiber and vitamins A and C. The berries can be enjoyed plain or added to anything that calls for berries (syrups, jams, etc.).
Salmon roe are sometimes referred to as “salmon caviar” and are a delicacy. They can be boiled with fish, dried, fried or used as a garnish. They can be enjoyed as a snack on crackers or bread. Salmon roe are an excellent source of protein.