Relishes, Pickles, and Sea Vegetables
Macrobiotic Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage Pickle Recipe
This easy macrobiotic recipe for sweet and sour cabbage pickle is also slightly pungent. Cabbage is an excellent aid to digestion and helps purify the blood.
Quick Macrobiotic Ginger Pickle Recipe
This easy recipe for quick macrobiotic ginger pickle can be made with a variety of vegetables, so feel free to experiment.
Macrobiotic Pickled Beets Recipe
This flavorful, sweet and sour recipe for macrobiotic pickled beets is a great digestive aid for any macrobiotic meal. Beets are strengthening for the heart, digestion and liver, and help purify the blood
Cucumber and Seaweed Salad
This crunchy, Japanese-inspired, cucumber and seaweed salad recipe is great for warmer weather, when our bodies require extra hydration. Cucumbers are rich in silica, potassium, and fiber, and are cooling as well as hydrating for the skin. Seaweed is a rich source of essential minerals.
Macrobiotic Tangy Gingered Carrots Recipe
This macrobiotic carrot dish is a sweet-sour side that is more of a relish than a vegetable. It pairs well with pungent greens as well as mild fish or tofu dishes.
Spiced Holiday Apple Cranberry Sauce
This lightly sweetened cranberry sauce is fragrant with orange zest, ginger, and a touch of clove. It is wonderful with baked tofu, tempeh, and even a meaty filet of fish like halibut. Serve with baked squash, green vegetables and a grain pilaf and you’ve got a bright, nourishing holiday meal.
Marinated Cucumber Pickles
This easy whole foods recipe for crunchy, zesty marinated cucumber pickles is cooling, hydrating and healing for the kidneys and liver. We love these in the summer and always keep a jar on hand for snacks. Unlike regular pickles, these only need to marinate a few hours, and the liquid can be re-used several times.
Quick Raw Mango Salsa Recipe
This quick, homemade, raw mango salsa recipe leaves store bought varieties in the dust. It is so fast and easy you may never buy bottled again. This sweet and tangy salsa is exceptionally versatile and can be served with tortilla chips, grilled fish or meats, seared tofu, or on top of tempeh or crispy seitan.