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Spring Challenge Day 8- Kasha And Cabbage

Kasha And Cabbage 2 Cups spring water 1 Pinch sea salt 1 Cup roasted buckwheat 2 Tablespoons sesame oil 1 Cup diced onion 2 Cups red cabbage, in large dices 1 Tablespoon umeboshi vinegar 1 Teaspoon caraway seeds 1/2 Cup sauerkraut juice 1/2 Cup chopped parsley   Bring water and salt to a boil. Add […]

Spring Challenge Day 6- Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad 1/2 Medium red onion, cut fine into half moons 4 radishes, cut fine into half moons 2 Tablespoons umeboshi vinegar 1 Tablespoon brown rice vinegar 11/2 Cups quinoa 3 Cups spring water 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 2/3 Cups hazlenuts 1/4 Cup chopped parsley or chopped mint 1/2 Cup rasins, washed and drained   […]

Spring challenge Day 4- Rice, Avocado, And Corn Salad

  Rice, Avocado, And Corn Salad Dressing 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 Tablespoon brown rice vinegar 1 Tablespoon shoyu   Salad 1/2 Cup almonds Kernels from 2 ears of corn 2 Avocados 3 Cups cooked brown rice 2 Dill pickles,diced 1/2 Small red onion, finely chopped   To make the dressing, […]

Spring Challenge Day 2- Perfect Brown Rice

Welcome to your first day of the Spring Cooking Challenge. Day 1 was picking your cookbook. Today we start cooking. Let me know with comments and pictures how your challenge is going! Perfect Brown Rice 2 Cups short- or medium-grain brown rice, soaked in spring water overnight if possible 4 Cups spring water 2 Pinches […]

Whole Foods Supper Club – GRAINS!

AN INTERACTIVE COOKING CLASS SERIES WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER, FALL   This month it’s all about GRAINS! Thursday March 15th at 6:30 p.m Tasty whole foods supper club. Fun, interactive cooking classes. After all the washing,sorting, chopping, slicing, sauteing, flipping and frying you get to sit down and enjoy our creations. With humor and guidance we […]

Spring Challenge Day 8- Noodles and Broth With Fried Tofu And Scallions

HAPPY MOTHERS DAY! Noodles And Broth With Fried Tofu And Scallions   2 Small leeks, split lengthwise, rinsed well, thinly sliced 1 Carrot, cut into fine matchstick pieces 1/2 Cup fine matchstick pieces of fresh diakon 4 to 5 dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked until tender and thinly sliced 4 Cups spring or filtered water 3 […]

Spring Challenge!

Tomorrow I will be starting my spring cooking challenge.  If you don’t own Aveline Kushi’s book(The Complete Guide To macrobiotic Cooking) don’t fret, I will be posting all the recipes as well as photos and you can follow along. Or, pick your favorite cookbook  or Chef to follow. The point is adding new recipes to […]

Rice Is Nice!

Rice and corn Patties 4 Cups cooked short grain organic brown rice 1/2 Cup corn flour 1 Tbsp arrowroot flour diluted in a little water 1 Cup fresh corn niblets 1/2 Tsp sea salt 1/2 Cup green onion , finely sliced 2 Cloves garlic, minced (optional) 1 Tbsp dried sage Corn oil for baking Preheat […]


Wild rice, sweet rice, brown rice, long grain, short grain, red rice, white rice,jasmine rice, sticky rice,sake rice,basmati rice…   So many kinds of rice!  So how about a Rice song! [youtube width=”300″ height=”300″][/youtube]