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Food of Month: Crumpets

Food of Month: Crumpets

Being of English ancestry, I love everything English. Recently, I created a recipe for Crumpets. Ever since then, I cannot stop eating them. Most people probably have heard of them but have never tasted one. They are little, round, bread muffins, similar to English Muffins. They are light, airy, spongy and full of holes. Whether […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.

Tempeh: A Tasty, Protein-Rich Holiday Dish

Tempeh: A Tasty, Protein-Rich Holiday Dish

Protein food — it’s all the buzz in the food industry. Protein is one part of a healthy diet. There are three essential nutrients that the human body needs to maintain health and longevity. Protein is one of them, as are carbohydrates and fats. We as humans need all three in our diet in a […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.

Recipe of Month: Walnut Pie for Your Holiday Dinner

Walnut Pie Crust: 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup olive oil pinch sea salt 1 1/2 cups spelt flour Mix water, olive oil and sea salt together. Add flour and mix until you get a dough that will hold together. From into a flat, round, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate. Once cold, roll out in […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.

Food of the Month~ Root Vegetables

Food of the Month~ Root Vegetables

Parsnips, Carrots, Sweet potato, Daikon, Turnips, do you know what all these vegetables have in common? They are all root vegetables. Just like the name implies, it is the root of the plant. This is the strong, constrictive, downward moving energy of the plant, what we refer to as, yang. These root vegetables have the […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.

Food Of Month, “Marvelous Millet”

Food Of Month, “Marvelous Millet”

So many people ask me about millet. They want to start eating it but are unfamiliar with how to cook and use this nutritional, whole grain. I want to share with you one of my favorite ways to cook and prepare millet, in order to take the mystery out of this creamy and slightly sweet […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.

Food Of The Month ~ AMARANTH

Food Of The Month ~ AMARANTH

Amaranth is one of the signature whole grains of the summer. It is very small and that makes it challenging to cook. I have found it is most flavorful if you cook it with other grains. It also has a tendency to be thick and gewey when cooked. This makes it ideal to add to […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.

Food Of The Month: Peanuts

Food Of The Month:  Peanuts

July, my favorite month of the year! Not only do I get to celebrate my birthday, I also love summer and the hot temperatures, enjoying the outdoors and making frozen desserts. So to celebrate the month of July, I am sharing one of my favorite desserts — a dessert combo with chocolate and peanut butter. […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.