A macrobiotic diet is said to be good for diabetes. In this dish you get the double-punch of adzuki which is good for the kidneys, and kabocha squash, which is good for the liver.
This is a standard macrobiotic recipe.
If you add the konbu while the adzuki is cooking, it'll simmer faster.Adding kabocha to adzuki konbu gives this dish a sweet flavor, making it easier for kids to eat.
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