What it is: Renowned for their medicinal and healing properties, high-protein sea vegetables include arame, dulse, kelp, kombu, nori, and spirulina.
Protein payout: 8-32 grams per cup
Other notable nutrients: Calcium, iron, iodine, potassium, and vitamin A
How to eat it: “Many sea vegetables are high in iodine, making them great salt substitutes in soup and grain dishes,” notes Moskovitz. Need more specific instructions? Fill a nori wrap with sweet potato, brown rice, avocado, and greens.