It was about 9:00 pm on a Saturday night. I wanted to bake something a little different, a little warm and comforting. I remembered of all the cakes, pies and cupcakes my Mother used to whip up so effortlessly (from scratch of course) I settled on making banana bread—after all warm banana bread is about as comforting as you could get. As usual, I prefer … [Read more...]
Welcome to the Meniscus collection of mostly macrobiotic, vegan and gluten free recipes, as well as insight on healthy cooking with whole food ingredients and meditations on how to build a healthy relationship with food and your own body image.
Judi Longo brings us through four macrobiotic recipes that come together as a Rainbow Salad Plate that you can then eat all week long. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu5RJZ5aZYk&feature=youtu.be - by Judi Longo … [Read more...]
There is no question about it, if you want to stay healthy, you have to eat your vegetables. When you pull all your fresh veggies out of the bag to clean them, its time to think twice before you chop off the tops of those root vegetables and send them to the compost pile. This macrobiotic beet recipe is a great way to take advantage of that whole … [Read more...]
Recipe: Spicy gluten-free vegan pizza To continue along with our macrobiotic recipes, this is an easy gluten free vegan pizza recipe if you are on the go and need a quick healthy meal. You can grab a tub of antipasta ingredients, a gluten free pizza crust and you are basically ready! Ingredients: - 1/2 cup green & black olives* (seedless) - 1/4 … [Read more...]
Macrobiotic diet, the anti-cancer diet The Cancer Prevention Diet: Michio Kushi's Macrobiotic Blueprint for the Prevention and Relief of Disease is all about how to stay healthy with a simple, delicious macrobiotic diet—and the good news is that you don't have to be a millionaire celebrity to eat this way. Macrobiotics, first mentioned in 1797 in … [Read more...]
Periodically Meniscus Magazine will be featuring recipes from Judith's Upper West Kitchen, a menu with a foundation in macrobiotics but limited only by what healthy ingredients can be whipped up into a delicious meal. The focus is on the ingredients and their associated health benefits. This week, a grass-fed lamb dish is featured, one of the few meat … [Read more...]