Rachel Zierzow

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About Rachel Zierzow

Rachel discovered macrobiotics and yoga on the same day in September 2003 and she has been an avid student and practitioner of both since. Rachel is a macrobiotic chef specializing in healing whole foods and remedies and is a lead cooking instructor at The Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts in Austin, Texas. Naturalepicurean.com.

Winter Squash Bread with Cranberries and Pecans

This holiday-themed bread is easy to prepare for a potluck offering and even makes a welcome gift. The winter squash baked into the loaf provides antioxidants and a grounding, calming effect in the body during the dry and dark vata season (the energy of air and space, according to Ayurveda). Cranberries also have a variety [...]

By |2016-09-14T09:39:04+00:00December 18th, 2012|Recipes|0 Comments

Spiced Sweet Potatoes and Apples

Photo by Jeff Skeirik/Rawtographer "We eat with our eyes first, so indulge in gorgeous colors from the whole rainbow," food writer Red Jen Ford urges.  This Spiced Sweet Potato and Apple recipe includes some gorgeous colors contain specific age and disease-fighting antioxidants such as the carotenoids. Ingredients 2 tablespoons coconut oil 3 cups [...]

By |2016-09-14T08:57:24+00:00December 12th, 2012|Recipes|1 Comment

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Fresh Rosemary

Yields: 6 servings This sweet, creamy vegan soup is a warming addition to your holiday table. It can be served in bowls for a sit-down dinner party or in shot glasses for an appetizer. Ingredients: 1 organic yellow onion, diced 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil pinch sea salt 4 cups organic butternut squash, cubed 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, [...]

By |2016-11-04T22:20:20+00:00October 24th, 2012|Recipes|0 Comments

A Macrobiotic Breakfast

Macrobiotics is an orderly approach to diet of lifestyle focused on the art of living a rich, full life. We create balance through structure in our daily lives, including sitting down for regular meals, eating local whole foods in season, sleeping according to natural cycles, and performing moderate exercise. Yoga and macrobiotics teach us to [...]

By |2016-09-14T08:48:15+00:00April 5th, 2012|Recipes|0 Comments