Choosing the Easy Path

One day, during a visit, my Naturopath said to me:  “Teresa. You don’t always have to choose the hardest path.” 15 years ago, this was a revelation to me and I have never forgotten his wise words. We all have … Continued

Carrot, Daikon and Burdock Kinpira

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Kinpira is a great dish for strengthening and warming our bodies, especially during the colder times of the year. The cooking technique consists of initially sautéing the vegetables, then adding water and a cover to steam them. Cut the vegetables … Continued

10 Ways to Incorporate Sea Vegetables

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Several people have asked me for simple ideas for incorporating sea vegetables into meals. Sea vegetables are packed full of minerals and other nutrients. They are potent and you really don’t need much. In my macrobiotic studies, a common recommendation … Continued

Onion Butter

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A recent post over at emmycooks reminded me about onion butter, which I haven’t made for a long time. I have been more recently enamored with sweet vegetable jam and a roasted vegetable and miso spread (recipe coming soon). I … Continued

Arame with Daikon, Carrot and Onion

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Arame is one of my favorite sea vegetables and this is a dish that I make at least every other week. Sometimes with the daikon, sometimes without. Sometimes with corn added near the end. You can also substitute a variety … Continued

Yasuo Mori-Shiatsu and Chi Soup

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I have recently discovered a gem in Seattle, WA. Yasuo Mori is a lifelong student and practitioner of shiatsu. He began his studies with his mother at the age of six. A practitioner with this type of experience is hard … Continued

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