P7310233 Originally uploaded by macro808. When I was in Japan, I met Danjou-san, the amazing and incredible monk who tends Saijouji temple near Hiroshima, Japan. He came to the American Macrobiotic Summer Conference and he blew me away. This man is magical and talented. He played guitar with the band, chanted for all, danced to […]
P7300216 Originally uploaded by macro808. Kathy, in her petite and powerful glory, was the cooking class coordinator, and I was one of her assistants. We worked sooo hard, and we all did a great job. There were several other volunteers who made the experience very memorable for me. Hope to see everyone next year.
I just got back on Sunday,July 31st, from the 21st Annual Kushi Summer Macrobiotic Conference. My flight landed in Albany, and my wonderful friend Julie picked me up and took me back to her house where we hung out for a couple of days. It was so great seeing her, spending time on her property, […]
I finally got down to reading this wonderful book. I learned a lot from it, and discovered new recipes to try out too. Thanks Jessica! I especially enjoyed the following, from page 170. A Typical Macrobiotic DayFrom the Hip Chicks Guide to Macrobiotics by Jessica Porter Wake up with the sun.Feel sublime.Be thankful for every […]
It seems like all my female friends and family are preganant. That is so thrilling for them. I can’t wait to see their sweet keikis! My cousin was asking about what to eat on the macrobiotic diet to have a smooth and healthy pregnancy, and another friend was telling me that she has morning sickness. […]
1. Be happy about having a baby2. Every day, pray for a safe pregnancy and for a happy and healthy baby3. Avoid upsetting or overly stimulating movies, entertainment, or books4. Keep all of your personal relationships smooth and happy5. Wear clothing made from cotton and other natural vegetable fibers6. Keep your home and surroundings clean […]
Now that I am back in the US, I get to play with all the yummy ingredients we have here that I couldn’t find or that cost and arm and a leg in Japan. The weather in Hawaii has been scorching, and I can’t help but have that summer feeling….. BBQ just popped into my […]
Do you feel depressed, nervous, or that perhaps your condition is currently bad? One great way to move yourself through this energy is to surround yourself with happy things and happy people. Not only do we take in nourishment and energy from the food that we eat, but we also take in from the environment […]
Leslie’s whole food cooking classes are for people who seek a healthier lifestyle and a natural approach to diet and healing. Learn how to bring more balance, flexibility, and joy into your life through the power of food. Discover the importance and health benefits of a whole food diet consisting of grains, land and sea […]
“Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.” Three Rules of Work Great, I have a lot of opportunity then!