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!
1. Take a healthy and delicious dish to share with everyone at holidaygatherings. 2. Stop eating when you are 80% full. There are always plenty ofleftovers during the holidays. You’ll probably get a chance to tasteit again. 3. Fill your plate with smaller portions of each dish. Overeating isone of the culprits of holiday sluggishness [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
We had so much fun and learned a tremendous amount from Warren Kramer while he was here on Oahu. If you were unable to attend, he’ll be back in April of 2010. We are already planning lots of interesting classes for you. The whole event was very refreshing and revitalizing for me personally. Thanks Warren!
I had lunch with Warren Kramer after his morning consultations today and asked him, “What are the most common reasons people come to see you?” Here’s what he said: #1 FATIGUE!!Weight IssuesHypoglycemiaSkin ProblemsAllergiesArthritisOsteoporosisHeadaches/MigrainesReproductive Issues: PMS, Infertility, MenopauseAddictionsHeart DiseaseHigh Blood PressureHigh CholesterolAnxiety, Fear, & DepressionEating DisordersAnemia Warren is here to teach us all how we can [...]
Chard and MarigoldsOriginally uploaded by macro808 This afternoon, I had the wonderful opportunity to go to Kahumana Biodynamic and Organic Farm in Waianae, HI. We spent the first part of the afternoon in the field harvesting chard for the Waianae Farmer’s Market and then went into the packing shed to wash and bunch the greens. [...]
Easter Egg RadishesOriginally uploaded by macro808 One of the additional vegetables that was harvested are these gorgeous Easter egg radishes. They just seemed positively triumphant in this photo!
Cooking for Hearty Appetites:Fried Chickpea PattiesPinto Bean SoupSweet Vegetable Jam on Steamed BreadColeslaw w/Tahini MayoStirfried Portabello Mushrooms and Broccoli RabePear and Apple Pecan CrispCooking for Natural Beauty:Hato-Mugi and Bean SaladCucumber Soup Light and Refreshing Pressed Salad with Citrus DressingBoiled Daikon w/Sweet MisoArame Cucumber Noodle Salad w/Shiso Leaf DressingSweet and Sour Apple Kanten Go to Leslie’s [...]
typical breakfastOriginally uploaded by macro808 People ask me all the time what I like to have for breakfast. Here’s a photo of what my typical breakfast looks like. In this photo, it’s a mixture of brown rice and oats, topped with dried apricots and almonds, a side of blanched kale, and a handful of fresh [...]