Wieke Nelissen is a leading cooking teacher in the international macrobiotic community and has been an active teacher for over 30 years.
She has written many articles for various macrobiotic publications, and designed many original dishes.
Her recipes are characterized by
simplicity and are easy to prepare, tasty, colorful and family-oriented.
Since 1978, Wieke has been the co-director of the Kushi Institute of Europe, together with her husband Adelbert Nelissen. They have 5 children and 10 grandchildren.


Wieke can be contacted by email: wieke@macrobiotics.nl




Dried Apricot Apple Orange Smoothie

designed by Wieke Nelissen



October 5


  • 1 apple, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 12 dried sweet apricots
  • ½ tablespoon grated orange-peel
  • 3 tablespoons concentrated orange-juice
  • 2 cups water
  • a pinch of sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons kuzu



Boil the apricots with the salt and the orange-peel in the water with the concentrated juice until almost soft. Add the apple cubes and boil a few minutes more. Dissolve the kuzu in a little water

and add this to the fruits, gently stirring. Try not to break the apricots. Boil until transparent. Serve cold..





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