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Sauerkraut, tahin & spinach sandwich

Sauerkraut, tahin & spinach sandwich

This sandwich is one of those I like to prepare in days where I have to spend many hours in some place where there is no restaurant for me to eat. I used a German bread that had been offered to me by a friend. […]

Bittersweet veggies & tempeh

Bittersweet veggies & tempeh

Tempeh is definitely my favorite vegetable protein! Traditionally it was made from fermented soybeans but nowadays we can find tempeh from other beans like chickpeas or azuki beans. All of it are delicious and quite versatile. In this recipe, I used soybeans tempeh and it […]

Glutenfree carob cake

Glutenfree carob cake

This week my mother-in-law brought us a gift! A dozen eggs from chickens that walk freely all day, are fed without transgenics, and treated like princesses in a friends’ farm. It’s true that I prefer not to have this food on my daily life, but […]

Quinoa, turnip & pennyroyal salad

Quinoa, turnip & pennyroyal salad

I decided to label this recipe as a snack because it is super fresh for Spring / Summer and I believe we should start to change our mind as seeing snacks as a piece of fruit or a sandwich … Why not a salad? Here […]

Whole rice

Whole rice

Here is an article on what I consider the king of cereals, whole rice. Included within the carbohydrate category, this is the cereal that is most used in Macrobiotics and probably also in vegetarian cuisine. As with all other cereals, we derive greater benefit from […]

Lotus root tea

Lotus root tea

This tea is always the savior of the house when the mucus attacks … normally, coughs and expectorations visit us more in the winter, but this week it attacked… and I retaliated! The lotus root, wich has a strong Yang energy, is widely used in […]

Broad beans guacamole

Broad beans guacamole

Since now is the season of broad beans, I decided to make this pate! Its color is so similar to the guacamole’s that I decided to call it like that! 😉 I took the limes I still had from the previous recipe, but it can […]

Lime pie

Lime pie

Although I argue that we should use local products, when we start to feel warm wheather I always have the desire of more exotic flavors… and from time to time, I make an exception and buy something that does not grow in Portugal! This time, […]

5 transformations

5 transformations

Today’s sharing is about a subject that fascinates me, and although quite practical, it took some time to assimilate, and yet I realize that there’s more to understand. The theme is the 5 elements, or 5 transformations, which are the basis of macrobiotic analysis, just […]

Beetroot orzotto with mushroom and granny smith

Beetroot orzotto with mushroom and granny smith

Spring is the season of the year when we must cleanse. Release the toxins we’ve accumulated in the winter and create lightness in our body. The organ of our body associated with this season is the liver, and its cereal is barley, the star of […]