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Macrobiotic Cooking, Recipes, and Tips


This section is made up of traditional and "new macrobiotic" recipes that do not fall under the most strict macrobiotic guidelines. These selections are somewhat more limited in scope than their whole foods counterparts, and involve more restricted ingredient lists. You will also find ample information on macrobiotics in general here.
  1. Macrobiotic and Whole Foods Cooking: What's the Difference?
  2. Grains
  3. Macrobiotic Vegetable Recipes

Macrobiotic and Whole Foods Cooking: What's the Difference?


All macrobiotic cooking can be considered whole food, but not all whole food is macrobiotic. What are the differences? How are macrobiotic and whole foods cooking similar? How can we adapt a standard Western diet to one -or both- of these lifestyles?


This section includes basic grain recipes as well as more involved dishes.

Macrobiotic Vegetable Recipes

Steaming, roasting and steam sauté are three common cooking techniques in the macrobiotic kitchen. Tropical and nightshade vegetables are traditionally not used at all.

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