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Spring Challenge Day 13- Miso Soup With Butternut Squash And More…

I forgot to take a picture of this one! Oops! Miso Soup With Butternut Squash 2 Cups filtered water 3/4 cups butternut squash, sliced into thin rectangles/squares 1/2 onion, diced 1-Inch peice kombu, soaked and diced 2 tsp brown rice miso, dissolved in a little hot broth In a small pot bring kombu , onion […]

Spring Challenge Day 11- Miso Soup With Broccoli And Sesame Seeds

  Miso Soup With Broccoli And Sesame Seeds   This recipe is by Aveline Kushi from her book Complete guide to macrobiotic cooking.   1 large broccoli stalk 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil 1 quart spring water 1/2 cup toasted sesame seeds 1 1/4 tablespoons miso — up to 11/2 1 quart spring water The […]

Spring Challenge Day 6- Miso Soup With White Miso And Tofu

  Miso Soup With White Miso And Tofu   4 Cups filtered water 1-2 Inch piece of wakame, soaked and diced 1 Medium onion, diced 1/2 Lb tofu, cubed 2-3 Scallions, sliced on a diagonal 11/2 Tbsp white miso, diluted in a little hot broth   In a large pot bring water, wakame and onion […]

Spring Challenge Day 3- Miso With Daikon And Onion

[youtube width=”300″ height=”300″][/youtube]   Lucy’s Miso soup 1-2Inch piece of wakame, soaked and diced 1 Cup daikon sliced into thin rounds 1 Cup onion, sliced into thin half moons 1/2 Lb firm tofu , cubed 6 Cups filtered water 4 tsp miso     -This was such a nice treat to have Lucy make me […]

Happy Easter!

HAPPY EASTER! We like to make crafts, homemade grain sweetened chocolates and egg shaped cookies! Looking forward to spending the long weekend with our family! Hugs and happiness to everyone! Here is a past Easter post .      

Spring Challenge Day -31

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’s been 31 days. Thank you Jessica Porter for helping to feed my family and challenging me with new, fun, whole foods , macrobiotic recipes. I hope that everyone’s recipe repertoire has increased […]

Spring Challenge Day 27- Split Pea Soup

  Split Pea Soup   Wait.. No Recipe?  Yep we are in the Berkshires and we have no Internet connection for the next 24 hours… so today and tomorrows posts will have to happen tomorrow night. My apologies for the delay. Keep on cookin! 🙂  Here it is! 2 Cups green or yellow split peas […]

Spring Challenge Day 26- Corn Chowdah

Corn Chowdah 6 ears of corn 1 2-inch strip kombu 6-8 cups spring water 1 Teaspoon corn oil 1 Large onion, diced 1 Leek, thinly sliced 2 Medium carrots, diced 1/2 Cup cornmeal 1-2 Tablespoons white miso or sea salt to taste Fresh chopped dill or basil for garnish Slice corn off cob with a […]

Spring Challenge Day 25- Basic Miso Soup

[youtube][/youtube] Basic Miso Soup 2-Inch piece of dried wakame 2 Dried shiitake mushrooms 5 Cups spring water 1/2 Medium onion, sliced into half moons 1 Inch daikon, thinly sliced 4 Teaspoons barley miso, aged at least 2 years 1 Scallion, thinly sliced for garnish Soak wakame and shiitake mushrooms in 1 cup of the spring […]

Spring Challenge Day 24- Arame Tofu Dumplings

Arame Tofu Dumplings 1 Block tofu, pressed for 10 minutes 1 Inch piece ginger, peeled and grated 1/2 Cup soaked arame 2 Tablespoons umeboshi vinegar 2 Tablespoons shoyu 1 Tablespoon mirin 2 Scallions, finely chopped Dumpling wrappers (available in most health food stores-try to get the ones without eggs) Sesame or safflower oil for frying […]