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Daily Insight

I was reading Yoga Journal’s special daily insight. This seems truenot just of yoga, but also with one’s macrobiotic practice too. It’sone thing I love about staying true to eating a healthy diet. If you don’t do yoga, just insert the word macrobiotics for yoga! In much of conventional medicine, patients are passive recipients ofcare. […]

Kevin — stroganoff for you!

Seitan Stroganoff over Udon Noodles 1 c onions, cut into crescents2 cups mushrooms, sliced2 cups water or broth (from shiitake, kombu, or seitan cooking broth)1 to 2 cups seitan, sliced2 or 3 T nut butter (such as almond or tahini)2 to 3 T kuzu or arrowroot diluted in cold waterShoyu or sea salt to taste2 […]

Special Macrobiotic Event in Honolulu

RECOVERING YOUR NATURAL ABILITY AND ENHANCING HAWAIIAN CULTURE THROUGH MACROBIOTICS FAMOUS JAPANESE HEALERS AND MACROBIOTIC TEACHERS COMING TO HAWAII: HIROYUKI AND MIE NAKA FROM MACROBI GARDEN IN OSAKA, JAPAN ARE MAKING A SPECIAL TRIP TO HONOLULU ONLY, JANUARY 5-7, TO TEACH MACROBIOTIC COOKING CLASSES AND SEMINARS, AND TO PROVIDE CONSULTATIONS. SPECIAL GOURMET DINNER SERVED ON […]

Yummy Yams

This is a recipe from The Natural Epicurean. I tried it the other night, and our knees got wobbly because it was so unbelievably delicious. I used the least amount of sweetener called for in the recipe, and it still was succulently sweet. SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE WITH MAPLE PECAN TOPPINGby Dawn Pallavi Serves: 8–10 When […]

Current Goals

My current goals are to: 1) Get more sleep. I’ve set a goal to be in bed by 10:30 to 11:00 pm every night. I’ve been burning the candle at both ends and paying for it. It’s amazing how much better I feel with 8 as opposed to 6 hours of sleep, and I don’t […]

Yoga and the Roots of Vegetarianism

The Roots of Vegetarianism Modern yogis who struggle with the question of whether to eat meat can look to ancient wisdom for the answer. By Jennifer Barrett Ask any number of yogis to describe their diets and you’ll likely get responses as varied as the styles they practice. Many traditionalists see yoga as being inextricably […]

Living Ethically

Beginning the Journey Living ethically, according to Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, is the first step on the true path of yoga. By Judith Lasater When our children were young, my husband and I would occasionally summon up the courage to take them out for dinner. Before entering the restaurant, one of us would remind them to […]

Feeling Grateful

Last weekend, I found out that a friend of someone close to me had a stroke. This woman is somewhere in her mid-40′s with 2 beautiful daughters. We went to visit her in the hospital and were shocked to see her partially paralyzed with slurred speech. She’s a pretty spunky lady, so we expect she’ll […]

Namaste

“The goddess in me greets and honors the Goddess in you”“I salute the divine qualities in you”“I salute the God within you”“My soul bows to your soul”“I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells”

I’m rich beyond belief

Monday night, Sept. 26th, 2005 changed me in a profound way. I went to give a private cooking lesson for a family whose patriarch is suffering from cancer. We had our cooking lesson, and I left the house really in a daze. Suddenly, I realized that I have everything that I could possibly need. I […]