Archive for October, 2008

Oct 20 2008

Guide to Cooking Grains

Published by under General

The macrobiotic diet replaces simple carbohydrates with more complex, slower-burning ones like brown rice, quinoa, barley and millet.  These complex carbs release a continuous stream of glucose into the blood at a rate of about two calories per minute whereas the sugar from a chocolate bar burns significantly more quickly, releasing thirty or more calories […]

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Oct 19 2008

BARLEY, THE NUTRITIOUS GRAIN

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Barley is stated by historians to be the oldest of all cultivated grains. It seems to have been the principal bread plant among the ancient Hebrews, Greeks, and Romans. The Jews especially held the grain in high esteem, and sacred history usually uses it interchangeably with wheat, when speaking of the fruits of the Earth. […]

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Oct 12 2008

Sour Cream Apple Pie (true macrobiotic)

Published by under Macrobiotic,Recipes,Republished

The best part about cooking “macrobiotically” is that the result is never “less than” – in fact I find the results more fulfilling in a full-body cellular sense than any other method of cooking. The only caveat is that the initial setup of a Macro kitchen can run a bit expensive because you may not […]

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