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Gourmet Ethnic Cooking Series

The Gourmet Ethnic Cooking Series is underway and there have been rave review for the Tempeh Tacos, Spanikopita, Dolmas, Baklava, and Mexican Chocolate Cake, among other tasty treats. What I’m hoping to get people to embrace is that there is no need to ever deprive yourself of good, tasty, food. You get all the flavor, […]

Blueberry Kanten

One of the main emphases in macrobiotic cooking is harmonizing your cooking style with the seasons. We’re in the thick of summer right now in Hawaii, and coming home, one of the most refreshing snacks that I love is kanten. The main ingredient in kanten is agar agar flakes, an odorless, colorless sea vegetable which […]

One of my favorite books

This book by Carol Adams is the first one I happened to find that got me to look at food in a whole new way. Reading this was the seed that was planted and has now grown and been integrated into my current food philosophies. A must read!!

Testimonials from Hiroyuki’s Visit

My teacher, Hiroyuki Naka, was here on July 7th to hold health consultations. We were fully booked, and I wanted to share a couple of the testimonials from the participants: “Naka-san is focused, perceptive, present and kind – qualities needed to make someone feel special and important. He allowed me to feel the importance of […]

Kauai Cooking Class Travelogue

On Friday, July 16th, I flew over to Kauai to meet Sharleen and Arthur Isoshima who generously hosted my first cooking class on Kauai. The two of them are genuine ambassadors of the aloha spirit. They secured a perfect place for the class, the Jam Room at Kukui Grove in Lihue. In addition to the […]

July 7th Health Consultations with Leslie’s Teacher

My macrobiotic journey all started for me one day when I sent an email to Hiroyuki Naka (pictured on the left, with Reni Schuh, Michio Kushi, and me) and asked him for a health consultation. During this one hour, I was able to explain to him what was going on with my health and how […]

4 coaching sessions for the price of 1

Do you want to eat and live healthier but feel like you: lack time?worry about the cost?worry about your family’s reaction?wonder how to integrate new ingredients into what you’re already doing?experience fear about getting your feet wet?lack confidence or don’t know what to cook?want to learn menu planning? These items are the blocks that you […]