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Bitter sweet sugar

Bitter sweet sugar

Despite sweet in our mouth, sugar acidifies a lot our organism. With its consumption we lose minerals, create energy peaks that do not promote the emotional stability of our organism, increase the chances of degenerative diseases, obesity, chronic fatigue, sleep disturbances, among others.

Basil pesto & it’s humus

Basil pesto & it’s humus

I love the fall…here in the fields and in our gardens looks like a second spring. Many flowers bloom again and the yellow colors of summer are replaced by an abundant live green that is seen 360º in our landscape. The cold already asks us […]

Adzuki, hokaido and cesaria stew, with whole rice, brussel sprouts and cabbage&ginger pickle

Adzuki, hokaido and cesaria stew, with whole rice, brussel sprouts and cabbage&ginger pickle

This year Mother Nature has been very, very generous with us. 🙂 Those who have been living here for long time, say that a few years ago they did not have as many mushrooms, in variety and quantity, as this year … at every corner […]

Macrobiotics International Conference 2018

Macrobiotics International Conference 2018

This year, for the first time, I signed up for the International Macrobiotic Conference held in Lisbon last week. The event that is aimed for people working in this area, gathered around 50 participants. I was fascinated to have the opportunity to be in the […]

Amazake’s Tiramisú

Amazake’s Tiramisú

This recipe is one of those you can prepare just in a while! It is quite balanced since amazake is a product that was tradicionaly made from rice fermentation and is very, very sweet. I consider it is one of the best sweeteners that we […]

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 […]