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Spring Cooking Challenge Day 11- Roasted Root Vegetables

Roasted Root Vegetables   6-8 Cups of mixed root vegetables eg: parsnips carrots turnips burdock onions radishes 11/2 Tbsp of extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp shoyu 1 Tbsp maple syrup 1/2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 1/2 Orange , juiced 1 Tsp fresh ginger juice Sprig of fresh rosemary or thyme Can throw in other vegetables […]

Spring Challenge Day 3- Kick Butt Saute

Kick Butt Saute By Christina Pirello Avocado oil 1 jalapeno pepper, with seeds and spines, minced, seeds and spines included 4–5 whole green onions green and white parts, cut into 1-inch pieces, including green part Soy sauce 5–6 thin slices fresh ginger minced 4 cloves fresh garlic minced 5-inch piece burdock, cut into fine matchstick pieces 5-inch piece carrot, […]

Spring Challenge 2015!

Tomorrow we will be starting the SIXTH annual spring challenge.  The last five years went great! We used Aveline Kushi’s book(The Complete Guide To macrobiotic Cooking),  Christina Cooks-Everything You Always Wanted to Know about WholeFoods but were afraid to ask,  The Hip Chick’s guide to Macrobiotics by Jessica Porter. Then it was all about miso soup!  and all […]

Chilly November Morning

  It was quite chilly when we woke up today. I thought I’d add a little extra to our morning miso soup.. Miso For Chilly Mornings 1 Tsp toasted sesame oil 1 Onion, diced 1 3-inch piece of dried wakame 1 Leek (including greens) sliced in half lengthwise, wash and slice thinly 1 4-inch piece […]

Spring Challenge Day 31 2014!

Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Save February, with twenty-eight days clear, And twenty-nine each leap year.   It has been 31 days of greens! I hope that everyone’s greens recipe repertoire has increased and you have enjoyed the challenge of cooking a new recipe a day with […]

Spring Challenge Day 30- Fiddleheads

Oh Yah! This time of year Fiddleheads are all over the maritimes. They can be cooked in many different ways. Today I decided to boil them for 8-10 min and serve with a little olive oil , sea salt and lemon juice. Another popular way in the maritimes is to serve them with white vinegar.Make […]

Spring Challenge Day 27- Lucy’s greens

“Hi I’m Lucy and I’m 15. I love steamed greens and broccoli. I love sprouts and tabouleh.” I like when my mom makes green rolls or nori rolls with greens!” Watercress rolls by Aveline Kushi 2 Bunches watercress 3Sheets nor I 3Tablespoons tamari soy sauce 3 Tablespoons spring water 1/2Teaspoon grated fresh ginger Wash the […]

Spring Challenge Day 25- Kale Cesare Salad

  Kale Cesare Salad 2 Tbsp lemon juice 2-3 Cloves garlic 1 Tsp rice syrup 1 Tsp onion powder or 1 Tbsp minced onion 2 Tsp dijon mustard 1/2 Cup olive oil Sea salt Place all ingredients except oil in a blender . Turn the machine on, and slowly add the oil, blend until dressing […]

Spring Challenge Day 24- Cabbage Salad

Cabbage salad 1/2 a medium green cabbage, shredded 1/2 cucumber sliced into thin rounds 1 cup bean sprouts (aduki or mung bean) loosely packed 11/2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp  seasoned rice vinegar 1/4 cup orange juice 1tsp ginger juice 2 tbsp raisins Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and set aside to marinate […]