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A few words from Phiya Kushi

“It has become clear to me that many macrobiotic promoters have unintentionally turned macrobiotics into a religion. It is subtle but it is done the moment when someone suggests that certain behaviors dictate or define whether or not someone “is” macrobiotic or not. This includes if a person chooses to eat meat, dairy or junk […]

Brown Rice Cream Power

A friend and I were in the hospital this weekend visiting someone who is quite ill. As a result of his illness, he’s having difficulties eating and he’s lost a significant amount of weight. In order to give him an alternative to the “food” the hospital provides (namely Ensure and unidentifiable pureed stuff that made […]

Hijiki Tartlet

hijikitartlet Originally uploaded by macro808 When I got home last night, I was inspired to try some new dishes, and stopped to get some little tart pans at a great store called Executive Chef on my way. I made a delcious oat, walnut, brown rice and whole wheat pastry flour crust and sprayed some olive […]

can’t imagine life without whole foods

DRRR0506 Originally uploaded by macro808 Whoever said that eating healthy was boring? I absolutely LOVE being macrobiotic!! It’s so much fun to prepare artful meals and share them with others. The best part is to see how happy people feel after a macrobiotic quality meal.

What’s for breakfast?

DGRE0229 Originally uploaded by macro808 The wedding I catered was a brunch set on the beach in Hawaii Kai. One of the dishes was Tofu Florentine that had a tofu hollandaise sauce on top.

Blessed to live in Hawaii

DGRE0230 Originally uploaded by macro808 We enjoyed 100% vegan chocolate, coconut date, and carrot walnut cupcakes at a wedding I recently catered. See my website for more photos at www.macrobiotichawaii.bravehost.com/photos.htm.

Hijiki Tartlet

hijikitartlet Originally uploaded by macro808 When I got home last night, I was inspired to try some new dishes, and stopped to get some little tart pans at a great store called Executive Chef on my way. I made a delcious oat, walnut, brown rice and whole wheat pastry flour crust and sprayed some olive […]

Private Chef

I’d love to cook for the esteemed founder of E-Bay, Pierre Omidyar.

Frankenfish in the ocean

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FISH ESCAPE INTO THE WILD”The result of these weaknesses is that the extent of research under way in Canada and any accidental release of (genetically engineered) fish may not be fully known.” Statement in a Canadian Government Audit released this week that reveals lax regulations have allowed untold numbers […]

Toxic Plastic Soup

DISTURBING NEWS OF THE WEEK: TOXIC SOUP OF PLASTIC TWICE THE SIZE OF U.S. FORMS IN OCEAN The University of Hawaii is set to launch an expedition with the goal of confirming a new trash “continent” in the Pacific Ocean. A vast expanse of floating trash has been collecting in the Pacific Ocean into a […]