Organic Personal Chef

Super Sweet Roasted VegetablesThis Fall, I am happy to be home cooking with my local organic harvest for vegetarian dinner parties, cooking up fresh organic vegan feasts for private clients, yoga teacher training and  consulting with clients on eating their way to strong bones. I am accepting new clients. Please contact me by phone: 413-259-1695 or email me to book your party, your private wellness consultation or create a menu that I can cook for you: Continue reading

Creative Cooking with Sea Vegetables

Nori Rice Rolls with Ginger TofuI remember my first taste of vegetarian sushi in Boulder, Colorado, summer of 1978. There I was studying voice, dance, arts in education and theater at the Naropa Institute. New friends invited me for lunch. They served rice and vegetables wrapped in toasted nori with a spicy wasabi dip. As they spoke about their macrobiotic diet, I fell in love with my first taste of seaweed.

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4 Ways to Transform Your Menus

Leslie Cerier shops at Farmers MarketsRecently, a Mom with her 3 daughters came to me for a private cooking lesson. The mom and her 2 daughters were flying in from Chicago to visit her eldest daughter who was a first year student at Amherst College. She needed a nourishing place for her and her 2 daughters to stay, as well as a fun bonding activity: a hands on vegetarian cooking class. Continue reading