Macrobiotics on Maui and Kauai

One of my goals this year has been to reach out and work with people on the neighbor islands. This is coming to fruition with: an article in Maui Time another cooking class set up for early summer on Kauai Happy spring!

Leslie and Alan Wong Jammin’ in the Kitchen

One of my favorite people here in Hawaii is Alice Inoue whom I met about 6 years or so ago when I had just come back from Japan and started teaching macrobiotics. She had mentioned that her partner is Alan Wong and right then and there I set the intention to someday work with him […]

Leslie in Hawaii Hospitality Magazine Nov 2010

This says: “Who are Hawaii’s most promising culinary talents? Here’s a sampling of the current crop of standouts. Each person is uniquely brilliant, believes in the farm-to-table approach to cuisine, and has a bit of wisdom to share about the industry. These are 12 stars you need to watch!” by Jason Soeda

Put Yourself First

In my last posts, I made a commitment to step out of my comfort zone and share more of myself with everyone. 2010 got off to a pretty rocky start for me, so I am in the energy of great celebration for the close of that yearly cycle and for the possibility of rebirth and […]

6 Steps To Changing Your Life

So, now that I’ve told you about me, how can you change your life? Here are the steps that I took. 1) Most important is to commit to yourself and commit to your health and happiness as your number 1 values. 2) Identify the limiting beliefs you have (and we ALL have them running subconsciously). […]

Change Your Food * Change Your Life

I set an important and life-changing goal for myself. Want to know what it is? This goal is to positively and radically change my life in 2011, to embrace my gifts and to show up fully in the world. You see, I think that for that majority of my entire life, I have been hiding […]

Women, Food, God

Do you feel like you don’t have time to eat well? Worry about the cost of buying organic? Think it’s way too difficult and you could never master it? Fear your family and friends will reject you, your food, or your efforts? Think badly of yourself if you make a mistake in the kitchen? These […]

Sipping Tea with the Emperor and Queen Victoria

Vegan High Tea the other day at Baby aWEARness was a HUGE hit. We had a great time.In preparation for the tea festivities, I watched a DVD called All In This Tea. One section included a quote (I’ll have to paraphrase) that really moved me and that I would like to share with you: “In […]