5 Tips for early Spring

5 Tips for early Spring

5 TIPS for early Spring  by  Anna Mackenzie   5 TIPS for early Spring   by  Anna Mackenzie 01- NURTURING OUR LIVER AND GALL BLADDER Spring heralds a change from winter when we nurtured our kidneys, to the time of the wood element and nurturing our liver and gall...
Oliver’s Guide to Cooking Seaweeds

Oliver’s Guide to Cooking Seaweeds

Oliver’s Guide to Cooking Seaweeds   by  Oliver Cowmeadow                   Oliver’s Guide to Cooking Seaweeds   by  Oliver Cowmeadow Seaweeds have traditionally been eaten in many parts of the world, and are making a comeback in Europe due to their unique...
8 Ways to Make your 2020 Resolutions Stick

8 Ways to Make your 2020 Resolutions Stick

8 Ways to Make your 2020 Resolutions Stick   by  Anna Freedman 8 Ways to Make your 2020 Resolutions Stick   by  Anna Freedman Selecting food, cooking, eating, sitting down to eat: all are daily practices, like any stretching, yoga or meditation practice.  You are...
Sweet Potato Dahl

Sweet Potato Dahl

SWEET POTATO DAHL   by Blandine Bardeau       SWEET POTATO DAHL   by Blandine Bardeau   Sweet Potato Dahl A rich winter stew that combines beans and lentils with the richness of sweet potato and uses the ‘drop lid’ sweating method to give a warming and nourishing...
Sweet Potato Dahl

Sweet Potato Dahl

Print Recipe Sweet Potato Dahl A rich winter stew that combines beans and lentils with the richness of sweet potato and uses the ‘drop lid’ sweating method to give a warming and nourishing dish, flavoured with kombu seaweed, ginger and garlic. Servings people...
Macrobiotics and the Environment

Macrobiotics and the Environment

Macrobiotics and the Environment   by  Simon Brown Macrobiotics and the Environment   by  Simon Brown An exploration of how we can reduce climate change, extinction, pollution and waste through our food choices, preparation and cooking. Humans are part of nature...
Book Review – The Uninhabitable Earth

Book Review – The Uninhabitable Earth

BOOK REVIEW by  Anna Mackenzie BOOK REVIEW by  Anna Mackenzie The Uninhabitable Earth By David Wallace-Wells   Book Review by Anna Mackenzie   The title of this book is honest and accurate! David Wallace-Wells’ research and bibliography is extensive, a...
5 Tips for this January & February

5 Tips for this January & February

5 TIPS for January and February  by  Anna Mackenzie 5 TIPS for January and February   by  Anna Mackenzie 01- CARE FOR OUR KIDNEYS AND  BLADDER In the gift of our seasons, this is Winter and the precious time to care for our kidneys and bladder so they remain...
How to Eat Right & Save the Planet

How to Eat Right & Save the Planet

How to Eat Right & Save the Planet by  Bill Tara How to Eat Right & Save the Planet by  Bill Tara How to Eat Right & Save the PlanetA plant-based survival guide for you and your family By Bill Tara Newly Published Special Offer ebook available at £1.46...
MBA Spotlight: Chris Dawson of Clearspring

MBA Spotlight: Chris Dawson of Clearspring

MBA SPOTLIGHT: Chris Dawson of Clearspring  by  Marion Price MBA SPOTLIGHT: Chris Dawson of Clearspring   by  Marion Price It’s A Family Affair! We are so fortunate here in Europe and around the world to be able to go to our local supermarket or health food shop and...
Red Radish Quick Pickles

Red Radish Quick Pickles

RED RADISH QUICK PICKLES   by Marion Price        RED RADISH QUICK PICKLES   by Marion Price Red Radish Quick Pickles Homemade pickles are a great addition to any meal. They add a refreshing sharp taste, as well as aiding digestion with their active live enzymes. Red...
Pan-fried Tempeh with Stir-fried Vegetables

Pan-fried Tempeh with Stir-fried Vegetables

PAN-FRIED TEMPEH WITH STIR-FRIED VEGETABLES SPREAD   by Marion Price           PAN-FRIED TEMPEH WITH STIR-FRIED VEGETABLES   by Marion Price   Pan-fried Tempeh with Stir-fried Vegetables Tempeh is a healthy, traditional protein-rich food made from fermented soybeans....
Pan-fried Tempeh with Stir-fried Vegetables

Pan-fried Tempeh with Stir-fried Vegetables

Print Recipe Pan-fried Tempeh with Stir-fried Vegetables Tempeh is a healthy, traditional protein-rich food made from fermented soybeans. It is both nourishing and delicious when cooked in a broth with soy sauce, ginger and herbs and can be made extra rich and tasty...
Red Radish Quick Pickles

Red Radish Quick Pickles

Print Recipe Red Radish Quick Pickles Homemade pickles are a great addition to any meal. They add a refreshing sharp taste, as well as aiding digestion with their active live enzymes. Red radish pickles are one of the quickest and most colourful pickles to make and...
Report Review – The State of Nature 2019

Report Review – The State of Nature 2019

REPORT REVIEW by  Anna Mackenzie REPORT REVIEW by  Anna Mackenzie The State of Nature 2019 By National Biodiversity Network This is the 2019 Report from the National Biodiversity Network (NBN) that was reported on the international news a month ago.The report is...
Book Review – How to give up Plastic

Book Review – How to give up Plastic

BOOK REVIEW by  Anna Mackenzie BOOK REVIEW by  Anna Mackenzie How to give up Plastic: Simple Steps to Living Consciously on our Blue Planet By Will McCallum What a terrific read! This makes the perfect present for any person aged between 8 and 108. This is a small,...
The Ecological Imperative of a Macrobiotic Vegan Diet

The Ecological Imperative of a Macrobiotic Vegan Diet

THE ECOLOGICAL IMPERATIVE OF A MACROBIOTIC VEGAN DIET   by  Bill Tara   THE ECOLOGICAL IMPERATIVE OFA MACROBIOTIC DIET by  Bill Tara What is known is that the world is disintegrating before our eyes. I am not speaking about societies, they come and go. I am...
5 Tips for Wintery Months

5 Tips for Wintery Months

5 TIPS for Wintery Months  by  Anna Mackenzie 5 TIPS for Wintery Months   by  Anna Mackenzie 01- PLAN POSITIVE CHANGES  Incredibly coloured leaves, backlit by the sun, are falling and already turning into leaf mould for the soil. Meanwhile, the tree will go deep...
Vegan is trending!

Vegan is trending!

VEGAN IS TRENDING!   by  Marion Price VEGAN IS TRENDING!   by  Marion Price Vegan is trending! Macrobiotics shines through!  The growing interest in plant-based eating has comes about because:  1) Many people feel healthier and better eating a plant-based diet. ...
British Food Fortnight

British Food Fortnight

BRITISH FOOD FORTNIGHT by  Trish Dent BRITISH FOOD FORTNIGHT by  Trish Dent British Food Fortnight  21st September to 6th October Alexia Robinson founded British Food Fortnight in 2002 in response to the UK foot & mouth crisis. Although there were numerous food...
V&A Food Exhibition Review

V&A Food Exhibition Review

V&A FOOD EXHIBITION REVIEW by  Anna Mackenzie V&A FOOD EXHIBITION REVIEW by  Anna Mackenzie FOOD: Bigger than the Plate Exhibition at the V&A Museum, London until 20th October 2019 Inviting visitors to participate, taste and debate, this bold exhibition...
Courgette Pickles and Green Bean Pickles

Courgette Pickles and Green Bean Pickles

COURGETTE PICKLES AND GREEN BEAN PICKLES by Trish Dent COURGETTE PICKLES AND GREEN BEAN PICKLES by Trish Dent Courgette Pickles and Green Bean Pickles This is a fabulous way to preserve a glut of soft garden vegetables, such as courgettes and green (French) beans,...
Tasty Beetroot Spread

Tasty Beetroot Spread

TASTY BEETROOT SPREAD by Marion Price TASTY BEETROOT SPREAD by Marion Price   Tasty Beetroot Spread As we go into late summer it is good to use more round and root vegetables and sweet tasting foods. Beetroots are sweet, delicious and packed full of health giving...
Courgette Pickles and Green Bean Pickles

Courgette Pickles and Green Bean Pickles

Courgette Pickles and Green Bean Pickles This is a fabulous way to preserve a glut of soft garden vegetables, such as courgettes and green (French) beans, extending their eating time well into the autumn and perhaps beyond. The vegetables are not cooked in this easy...
Tasty Beetroot Spread

Tasty Beetroot Spread

Print Recipe Tasty Beetroot Spread As we go into late summer it is good to use more round and root vegetables and sweet tasting foods. Beetroots are sweet, delicious and packed full of health giving properties! They are an excellent source of vitamin C, good...
Book Review – Growing a Revolution

Book Review – Growing a Revolution

BOOK REVIEW by  Anna Mackenzie BOOK REVIEW by  Anna Mackenzie   In macrobiotics we are mindful of the true health-giving vitality in properly grown, seasonal, organic food. Food that grows naturally between the sun and healthy, undepleted earth, with no chemical...
5 Tips for Autumn

5 Tips for Autumn

5 TIPS for Autumn   by  Anna Mackenzie 5 TIPS for Autumn   by  Anna Mackenzie 01- FOLLOW SEASON’S CHANGE The few days between each season is always slightly in flux. Take August to September: change in the air is tangible, in the sound, the position of...
Macroschool Special Offers

Macroschool Special Offers

SPECIAL OFFERS ON JUNE & JULY COURSES   by  The International Macrobiotic School SPECIAL OFFERS ON JUNE & JULY COURSES   by  The International Macrobiotic School We have 3 events coming up, and are making special offers for combining them with Bed &...
Pinto Bean and Vegetable Stew

Pinto Bean and Vegetable Stew

PINTO BEAN AND VEGETABLE STEW by Marion Price PINTO BEAN AND VEGETABLE STEW by Marion Price   Pinto Bean and Vegetable Stew Beans are a great way to source plant protein, fibre and vitamins in our daily eating throughout the year, and when they are cooked with...
Pinto Bean and Vegetable Stew

Pinto Bean and Vegetable Stew

Pinto Bean and Vegetable Stew Beans are a great way to source plant protein, fibre and vitamins in our daily eating throughout the year, and when they are cooked with veg and complementary seasonings they are delicious and satisfying. This is an easy recipe and can be...
5 Tips for Summer

5 Tips for Summer

5 TIPS for Summer   by  Anna Mackenzie 5 TIPS for Summer   by  Anna Mackenzie 01- SUNBATHE WITH CARE We are coming towards Summer Solstice on Friday 21st June. It is important to remember that the heat of the Sun is stronger than it has been for hundreds of...
MBA Spotlight: Michael Rossoff

MBA Spotlight: Michael Rossoff

MBA SPOTLIGHT: MICHAEL ROSSOFF   by  Trish Dent MBA SPOTLIGHT: MICHAEL ROSSOFF    by  Trish Dent Michael Rossoff is a highly respected and renowned international Macrobiotic teacher and counsellor who has lived a macrobiotic lifestyle for the past 49 years. After...
5 Tips for Spring

5 Tips for Spring

5 TIPS for Spring 5 TIPS for Spring 01- TAKE A BREAK Lack of sleep is currently a problem for many. Stop screen use – TV, computer, ipad, phone –  at least one hour before bed. Avoid eating 3 hours before sleep. And avoid watching/listening to anything...
Nettle Soup

Nettle Soup

NETTLE SOUP by Trish Dent NETTLE SOUP by Trish Dent   Nettle Soup Nettles, abundant and free, have been used for millennia as Spring’s natural body cleansers, making them the ideal ingredient for this cleansing Nettle Soup or Nettle Tea. 1 tbsp olive oil 1 small...
Nettle Soup

Nettle Soup

Nettle Soup Nettles, abundant and free, have been used for millennia as Spring’s natural body cleansers, making them the ideal ingredient for this cleansing Nettle Soup or Nettle Tea. 1 tbsp olive oil 1 small onion (finely chopped)1 stick celery (finely chopped)1...
5 Tips for February

5 Tips for February

5 TIPS for February 5 TIPS for February -01 TIME FOR REFLECTION Whichever glorious culture and country we come from, it has a cycle, based on the agricultural seasons, the Sun and the celestial way in that part of the world. When it turns cold and the skies are clear,...
Lu-Ma Cafe Cauliflower Soup

Lu-Ma Cafe Cauliflower Soup

LU-MA CAFE CAULIFLOWER SOUP by Lu-Ma Cafe LU-MA CAFE CAULIFLOWER SOUP by Lu-Ma Cafe Lu-Ma's Cauliflower Soup Yummy and nutritious, Cauliflower Soup is a favourite of our friends over at Lu-Ma Café. Enjoy their recipe to warm up a cold February day. 1 tbsp olive...
MBA’s Annual General Meeting

MBA’s Annual General Meeting

MBA’s ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING by  Marion Price MBA’s ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING by  Marion Price Our AGM in January went well – with all our Directors and some Professional members present. We covered important agenda points, elected officers and received some...
Lu-Ma’s Cauliflower Soup

Lu-Ma’s Cauliflower Soup

Lu-Ma's Cauliflower Soup Yummy and nutritious, Cauliflower Soup is a favourite of our friends over at Lu-Ma Café. Enjoy their recipe to warm up a cold February day. 1 tbsp olive oil1 onion roughly chopped½ salt2 cloves garlic chopped1 head cauliflower chopped2...
MBA Spotlight: Lu-Ma

MBA Spotlight: Lu-Ma

MBA SPOTLIGHT: LU-MA CAFE MBA SPOTLIGHT: LU-MA CAFE Lu-Ma is a whole food cafe in Wimbledon where healthy eating is made convenient and tasty by the mother and daughter team Lucy and Maria. We interviewed Maria Jessiman about their health journey and the holistic...
Tahini Ginger Cauliflower Bake

Tahini Ginger Cauliflower Bake

TAHINI GINGER CAULIFLOWER BAKE by Anna Mackenzie TAHINI GINGER CAULIFLOWER BAKE by Anna Mackenzie Tahini Ginger Cauliflower Bake A simple as much as delicious vegan recipe that you can enjoy in this winter season. 1 Organic CauliflowerTahiniTamariGingerParsley Wash,...
Tahini Ginger Cauliflower Bake

Tahini Ginger Cauliflower Bake

Tahini Ginger Cauliflower Bake A simple as much as delicious vegan recipe that you can enjoy in this winter season. 1 Organic CauliflowerTahiniTamariGingerParsley Wash, cut and open the cauliflower into large florets. Prepare a saucepan full of water slightly salted....
26 -31 Mar 2019 | The Theory Of Elements

26 -31 Mar 2019 | The Theory Of Elements

26 – 31 Mar 2019 The International Macrobiotic School | Totnes, Devon UK THE THEORY OF ELEMENTS With Oliver Cowmeadow  26 – 31 Mar 2019 | Wed-Sat 9am – 8pm / Sun 9am – 4pm The International Macrobiotic School | Totnes, Devon UK THE THEORY OF ELEMENTS...
21-25 Nov 2018 | Looking After Your Health

21-25 Nov 2018 | Looking After Your Health

21 – 25 Nov 2018 The International Macrobiotic School | Totnes, Devon UK LOOKING AFTER YOUR HEALTH With Oliver Cowmeadow e Emma Cunis 21 – 25 Nov 2018 | Wed-Sat 9am – 8pm / Sun 9am – 4pm The International Macrobiotic School | Totnes, Devon UK LOOKING AFTER...
5 Tips for December

5 Tips for December

5 TIPS for December by  Anna Mackenzie 5 TIPS for December by  Anna Mackenzie -01 CHOOSE ORGANIC Good organic saurkraut or pickle, with no vinegar or additives, approximately a teaspoon with each meal. Traditionally made at home in most countries. Really assists gut...
Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

CREAMY PUMPKIN SOUP by Marion Price CREAMY PUMPKIN SOUP by Marion Price Creamy Pumpkin Soup One of the glorious things about autumn food is that it is pumpkin time! With so many ultra sweet and dense-fleshed varieties to choose from – Hokkaido, Red Kurri,...
Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Creamy Pumpkin Soup One of the glorious things about autumn food is that it is pumpkin time! With so many ultra sweet and dense-fleshed varieties to choose from – Hokkaido, Red Kurri, Kabocha, Crown Prince, Hungarian Blue – making delicious, sweet soup...