Sauces and dressings add delicious splendor to a otherwise bland meal.
Tasty sauces can be made with anywhere from two ingredients or 20 ingredients.
When I was the head chef Harbin Hot Springs Restaurant. I would plan the menu ahead time, then my sous chefs and I would cook for hours putting the dinner together.
Often in the final minutes before serving the dinner I would quickly create an impromptu sauce or dressing to add to the meal.
It was a revelation how many diners would compliment Read more...
Unfortunately, many of the healthiest staple foods are not available locally.
Fortunately, I created a special health food shopping lists for you on Amazon.
The lists contain the very best foods I love to use and love to recommend!
Make sure you buy a big bottle of the irresistible, versatile Ume Vinegar which is fabulous in soups, sauces, dressings and most every food.
Let me know how it goes. I love hearing from you! Read more...
Camp Sylvester, Pinecrest Lake in the Central Mountains of California
July 15 -July 22, 2017
Join us for the 2nd annual Summer Retreat, continuing the tradition of the French Meadows Macrobiotic Summer Camp for the 48th year in a row.
With updated cabins and recreation halls sprawling over nearly ten acres of the Stanislaus National Forest, Camp Sylvester provides the fresh air, green pines and excitement of an outdoor adventure with all of the comforts of a rustic resort.
The picturesque, Read more...
Good news - you can cultivate a new microbiota, formerly known as gut flora, in just 24 hours—by changing what you eat.
“Did you know we are only 10% human? 90% of our cells are nonhuman, microbial cells.
Since our diet influences our microbes, it’s true: We really are what we eat.
Bacteria that live in our intestinal tract flourish off of colorful, plant-based foods.”The good news is that you can cultivate a new microbiota, formerly known as gut flora, in just 24 hours—by changing Read more...
Halloween, and the upcoming holidays can play havoc with well laid dietary resolutions. Fortunately, Umeboshi plums (Ume) from Japan is our best friend against a host of haunting upsets!
When picked in salt and purple shiso leaves, it becomes umeboshi. Ume has an amazing ability to balance and brace the system.
It has extensive documentation (some ancient, some recent) showing its effectiveness in cleanly evacuating radioactive strontium 90 from the body, in relieving coughs and nausea, Read more...