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KUSHI'S KITCHEN is dedicated to teaching macrobiotics and wholistic lifestyle solutions to further wellness, peace and sustainability while living in harmony with nature.

Gabriele Kushi, BFA, MEA, CHC, AADP founded Kushi's Kitchen ( in 1984 after graduating from the Macrobiotic Kushi Institute USA. She weaves a well-rounded female wisdom approach into her work to further sustainability, living a natural lifestyle and peace on earth

Gabriele is a board certified Holistic Health Coach, a Macrobiotic Counselor and a Natural Food Chef/Coach & a yogini. She provides integrative wellness, yoga and culinary programs for individuals, groups, and companies worldwide. She is the author and photographer of Embracing Menopause Naturally (available in English, Polish, & on Kindle: Square One Publishers), and the author with co-author Michio Kushi (her late father-in-law) of the book The Macrobiotic Kitchen in Ten Easy Steps (available in English, German: East West Publication). She is the producer of eleven videos The Fundamentals of a Macrobiotic Kitchen that accompany her books.

  • Gabriele studied Macrobiotic at the Kushi Institute USA and is a level 4 certified Macrobiotic counselor, teacher, chef and cooking teacher, and certified by the Macrobiotic Teachers Association. She received the 2009 Aveline Kushi award for her 40+ years of work in macrobiotics. 
  • Gabriele is the founder of the Aveline Kushi Peace Foundation. 
  • She is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota in Photography and Native American Studies.
  • At the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in conjunction with Columbia University she studied health coaching and the modern and traditional dietary theories and is certified as a Wholistic Health Practitioner. 
  • She is a 500-hour certified yoga teacher by Devanadi Yoga Institute, and a 300-hour certified yoga therapist by
    Dr. Indu Arora of YogSadhna.
  • Gabriele has apprenticed for many decades with Native American Medicine women and men and indigenous healers worldwide.

Gabriele main focus is a sustainable future and the Macrobiotic One Peaceful World tradition and the support of these arts by sound research.  For more that 30 years, she has educated people from all over the world and all walks of life on how to become more self-reliant by choosing natural foods and sustain conscious lifestyles.  She has helped many of her clients to change their lives, worked with serious regenerative illnesses, and is a menopause specialist.  Emerged in research, she is well aware of popular diet/food trends, and incorporates sustainable, global and local awareness. She addresses the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual to find the root cause.

Gabriele incorporates a local, global, sustainable, spiritual, and scientific awareness and traveled to Europe, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Africa and throughout the United States for her vision of a sustainable and peaceful world. She volunteers locally, in the US and oversees. In 2010 Gabriele traveled 3 month with the Non-Profit Give Us Wings to Africa to teach macrobiotic nutrition classes in Kenya and Uganda.

Gabriele Kushi also works with her daughter Angelica Kushi in NYC. All of her private sessions and programs are available long-distance via Skype/What's Up/phone and in person. Read the testimonials.  Contact her here if you like to work with her.

Scientific Advisor to Kushi's Kitchen is Dr. Lawrence H. Kushi
Lawrence H. Kushi, ScD, is Director of Scientific Policy, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, CA. Internationally recognized for his expertise in nutritional epidemiology, Dr. Kushi’s research interests have focused on the role of food and nutrition in the development and prognosis of breast and other cancers.  He has led several research grants from the National Institutes of Health.  Dr. Kushi is also the second son of Michio and Aveline Kushi, the foremost proponents of macrobiotics and leaders in the development and acceptance of unconventional and lifestyle approaches to cancer.  To see a list of some of his publications in medical journals, please click here.

Contact Gabriele

 Macrobiotic Counseling Sessions

 Long-Distance Wellness Programs 

Cooking Programs


 Embracing Menopause Naturally available in Kindle and print.

The Macrobiotic Kitchen in 10 easy Steps (also available in German)



The Fundamentals of a Macrobiotic Kitchen

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