Festive Feasts

Festive Feasts

Festive Feasts by  Trish Dent        Festive Feasts by  Trish Dent We have all faced the most unexpected of challenges this year. What better way to round off the year and herald in the new — season, year or whatever festivity you choose to celebrate —...
How did Blandine’s garden grow?

How did Blandine’s garden grow?

Handy hints for storing pumpkins by  Trish Dent    Handy hints for storing pumpkins by  Trish Dent   If you’ve grown your own, or if you are selecting from home-grown pumpkins and wish to store them, when cutting them off the plant, keep a piece of plant’s stem...
Immunity, from the Inside Out

Immunity, from the Inside Out

Immunity, from the Inside Out by Ritchie Tennant        Immunity, from the Inside Out by Ritchie Tennant Despite all the current Covid-19 guidelines to follow, it does seem strange that there has been no public health campaign about how to improve and maintain our...
Website Word

Website Word

Website Word by  Trish Dent     Website Word  by  Trish Dent Food Revolution(Financial Times)Your editor thought it time to inject some positive news into the mix. Setting aside any cynicism or thoughts that the Financial Times has jumped on the band-wagon, the FT has...
Why Fake Meat Won’t Save the Planet

Why Fake Meat Won’t Save the Planet

Why fake meat won’t save the planet by  Bill Tara    Why fake meat won’t save the planet by  Bill Tara Ecological studies focus on several kinds of relationships between an organism and its environment. The first thing we need to know about any newly discovered...
5 Tips for a Pandemic

5 Tips for a Pandemic

5 TIPS for a Pandemic  by  Anna Mackenzie   5 TIPS for a Pandemic   by  Anna Mackenzie 01- ORGANIC AGRICULTURE The hot Summer sun has given way to Autumn, the season for the harvesting and gathering in of all that has grown and borne fruit. With care and...
A Poem of Khalil Gibran – What of Time?

A Poem of Khalil Gibran – What of Time?

What of Time? by Khalil Gibran     What of Time?by Khalil Gibran And an astronomer said, master What of time?And he answered:You would measure time the measureless and the immeasurable. You would adjust your conduct and even direct the course of your spirit according...
How does your garden grow?

How does your garden grow?

How does your garden grow?         How does your garden grow? As a child, I was never taught to garden, nor did I witness my parents gardening much. The most gardening work I did was picking up dead leaves in the winter, which felt like a punishment to both my brother...
5 Tips for late Summer – 2020

5 Tips for late Summer – 2020

5 TIPSfor late Summer  by  Anna Mackenzie  5 TIPSfor late Summer   by  Anna Mackenzie 01- KEEP COOKING! Maintain the delicious cooking many of us achieved being more at home since March! Briefly cook dark leafy greens until bright green, adding organic sauerkraut...
Letter from MBA Chairperson

Letter from MBA Chairperson

Letter from MBA Chairperson     Letter from MBA Chairperson We hope that you are staying well during this time of the Covid-19 pandemic. Our heart goes out to all those affected by the virus, and we are deeply grateful to all those working hard to save lives as well...
YinYang & 5 Transformations / Elements / Phases

YinYang & 5 Transformations / Elements / Phases

YinYang & 5 Transformations/ Elements/Phases    YinYang & 5 Transformations/ Elements/Phases The Chinese created a holistic language of YinYang with the 5 Transformations that describe nature, whilst making beautiful connections between humans and all the...
5 Tips for May, June, July – 2020

5 Tips for May, June, July – 2020

5 TIPS for May, June, July  by  Anna Mackenzie 5 TIPS for May, June, July   by  Anna Mackenzie 01- RE-MEMBER THE QUALITY OF QUIET And the possibility to go within ourselves, that we have this spring. Each person is different, this may be difficult or easy, it may...
MBA Spotlight: Anna Mackenzie

MBA Spotlight: Anna Mackenzie

MBA SPOTLIGHT: Anna Mackenzie  by  Marion Price MBA SPOTLIGHT: Anna Mackenzie   by  Marion Price 1) Anna, you are one of the UK’s most experienced Macrobiotic practitioners, please can you tell us where and when you first heard about Macrobiotics and what attracted...
Coronavirus, are you prepared?

Coronavirus, are you prepared?

Coronavirus,are you prepared?        Coronavirus,are you prepared?   Macrobiotic Counsellor, and Acupuncturist, Michael Rossoff shares his knowledge with respect to how best to prevent or reduce the symptoms of coronavirus. He presents a three-pronged approach...
Houseplants: Cleansing companions

Houseplants: Cleansing companions

Houseplants: Cleansing companions   by  Marion Price        Houseplants: Cleansing companions   by  Marion Price Green plants are beautiful! Tending them carefully – watering, removing dead leaves and flowers, washing the leaves and maybe even talking to...
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...
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...
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...
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. ...
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 &...
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...
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,...
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...