Macrobiotics is not a radical theory or an extreme diet, but it is a basic traditional way of living, providing fundamental principles of how to live in harmony with nature. Macrobiotics is about balanced eating and can be used as a preventative for illness, both physical and mental, healing, energetic purposes or as a general day-to-day philosophy.
We are the only dedicated macrobiotic online shop in the UK. We sell a wide range of high quality organic wholefoods for an optimum vegan/plant-based lifestyle. We also offer cooking classes for those new to macrobiotics/veganism/plant-based cooking. These classes suit all abilities, from beginner to experienced.
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Amazake is cooked rice mixed with koji yielding, after a period of fermentation, a naturally sweet aromatic thick beverage. Amazake is great as a wholesome sweetener for cakes, muffins or other desserts. Add a touch of unrefined sea salt and a small piece of any sea vegetable, to boost nutrients, minerals, vitamins, and to enhance …
Last week we introduced the first part of our review of Alex Jack’s “The Top Ten Macro Myths”, examining some of the important misconceptions held by many followers of macrobiotics as well as many of its critics. We feel that this is an important period in the history and development of macrobiotics, as the movement …
The Macrobiotic Shop has a small treasure trove of rare and hard-to-find books on the subject of macrobiotics. These days there are fewer books published on the subject, which is very unfortunate, especially given the huge rise in veganism and environmental awareness which has taken place since the heyday of macrobiotics in the 1970s and …
Want to get involved in an on-line macrobiotic community?
We have now launched an online discussion forum for anyone interested in sharing their ideas, experiences, recipes and questions on macrobiotics, veganism and plant-based food.
Not everyone is on Facebook and a forum can retain a knowledge base and can even be more intimate. We feel Facebook is too fast-paced for our slower living style.
We operate from the beautiful area of the Peak District National Park. All our products are hand-picked for their integrity and merit in promoting health and well-being. We have a strong commitment to promote organically certified products and those that have been grown or sourced from high quality, living soil. We are always continuing our search for the best products with our customers health in mind.
Our foods are dairy and refined sugar-free, wholefoods, certified organic and some of our body care range are certified by the Vegan Society. We have listed all the ingredients in each product to help you choose a specific food for your dietary concerns. We are also teaming up with local, organic vegetable and herb growers to bring fresh and seasonal produce to the shop.