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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 […]

Consumer Alerts: Kind of shocking

CONSUMER ALERT:CANCER-CAUSING INGREDIENT FOUND IN LEADING “ORGANIC” & “NATURAL” PERSONAL CARE PRODCUTS A newly released study commissioned by the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) and overseen by environmental health consumer advocate David Steinman (author of The Safe Shopper’s Bible), revealed the presence of the undisclosed carcinogenic contaminant 1,4-Dioxane in leading shampoos, body washes, lotions and other […]

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 […]

A day with breakfast at the local organic farm

On Wednesday the 27th, I went up to the incredibly breathtaking Ma’o Organic Farm (www.maoorganicfarms.org) to cook breakfast for the crew of about 12 people. I woke up at 4:15 a.m. (thank goodness I’m macrobiotic) and took a great drive with my beloved farmer friend. We were fueled by a small snack of organic bluberries, […]

Eat More Kale

mao.farm080213 Originally uploaded by macro808 Wouldn’t the world be a better place if only we enjoyed such delicious life giving lacinato kale as this?!

David Beckham and Macrobiotics

What do these two things have to do with each other?! Maybe nothing. In fact, interrupting the regularly scheduled programing to announce that he’s been here in Honolulu. We’ve barely just gotten over seeing Sting, and now we have David?! Life is rough in paradise. (If anyone can relate DB to macrobiotics, please comment!) Don’t […]

Local Seasonal Fruit

mao.farm080201 Originally uploaded by macro808 These tangerines have been growing here in Hawaii lately and are wonderful as a snack, dessert, or juiced. There is nothing wrong with eating fruit. Just make sure that you stay in touch with how much you’re eating and how you feel when you eat it. If you ‘re cold, […]