Cooking Class: Ready, Set, RENEW!

Cooking Class: Ready, Set, RENEW! Date: January 10, 2010 Time: 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm For many, holiday indulgence often leads to weight gain and digestive problems, among other ailments. This class is intended to help and inspire you to get back on a path to health after the holidays. You’ll learn: Foods to avoid […]


If you have been feeling stagnated in your life, take a look around your home and also, in particular, in your refrigerator. HOME:Do you have stacks of things that haven’t moved for eons, that you never use, and that you are hanging onto “just because”? Clean them out!! Make room for new fresh things in […]

Pantry Must-Haves for Macrobiotic Cooking

For healthful and varied macrobiotic cooking, I recommend these following items. Don’t know what they are or what to do with them? Try a Google recipe search and see what pops up! This can be a great way to build your repertoire of recipes. Stocking these in your pantry helps make cooking easier so you […]

Beyond Potatoes, Tomatoes, and Spinach

Hearty greens and savory roots add pizazz to your meals. However, potatoes, tomatoes, spinach and chard are ubiquitous in cooking, especially vegetarian and vegan. Perhaps you have not given much thought to some of the wonderful variety that is available (many which are grown locally and organically here on Oahu)? For greens, try some of […]


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Great friends

DSCN0129Originally uploaded by macro808 We had 9 tables of friends enjoying the meal. Anjali and Brian have almost never missed a dinner since they found out about them. Thanks you guys for your support.

Waiting in line for the final Macro Dinner

DSCN0127Originally uploaded by macro808 We had our last Macrobiotic Community Dinner on 12/16/09 after almost 4 years of serving the community vegan macrobiotic food. Thanks everyone for supporting us!

Rebalance Yourself After Overindulging

Overdid it this Halloween and turned yourself into a sugar zombie? Here’s what you can do… Eat simply for a little while: focus on a plant-based diet such as whole grains, beans and bean products, vegetables, sea vegetables, and naturally fermented pickles. Try a macrobiotic home remedy called ume-sho-bancha. Ume-Sho-Bancha This tea is reputed to […]

Healthy Holiday Cooking with Slow Food Oahu

Date: November 15, 2009 Time: 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm Holidays can get a lot of people down. So many of us overeat and eat the wrong foods, leaving us feeling sluggish and grumpy. There’s another way to celebrate (and even meat lovers enjoy these dishes)!! Leslie will teach everyone how to make healthy whole […]