Seaweed For Your Health and Enjoyment

By |2018-03-07T21:28:49-05:00September 12th, 2012|Adjusting Your Diet, Macrobiotic Counseling, Macrobiotic Diet, Macrobiotics, Recipes|

Vegetables are largely forgotten in our modern diet. I always find it interesting that when I come to the check-out counter with my basket of organic vegetables, I usually have to tell the cashier what the vegetables are. I assume that people working in health food stores are more enlightened than the average person when [...]

Treats, Not Tricks

By |2018-03-07T21:31:21-05:00October 31st, 2011|Macrobiotic Diet, Recipes|

Although the surprise snowstorm kept me from going out and celebrating Halloween this past weekend, I thought it would be appropriate to share some autumnal treats with you today. Below you will find two of my favorite treats for cold autumn days. Many thanks to my wife, Susan Waxman, for letting me share her Crispy [...]

Pressure Cooked Basmati Brown Rice with Pinto Beans

By |2018-03-07T21:53:55-05:00June 17th, 2008|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups organic basmati brown rice, rinsed 1/2 cup organic pinto beans, sorted and rinsed A postage stamp-sized piece of kombu sea vegetable Preparation: Soak rice and beans separately. For each cup of the combined dry ingredients (beans and rice) use 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 cups of water. Place rice in a bowl with the [...]

Grains of Truth

By |2018-03-07T21:53:55-05:00June 16th, 2008|Adjusting Your Diet, Recipes|

Traditionally, cultures were known by the grains they ate; rice in Asia, corn in the Americas, oats in the UK, couscous in the Middle East and buckwheat in Russia, to name just a few. Grains have two key components that make them unique among the world’s foods. They are complete in themselves and they are [...]

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