Esalen, CA Delicious Meals in Minutes Cooking Class

Esalen Delicious Meals in MinutesClick here for more information and to register:  or call 888-837-2536; or Email Leslie

Please join me March 29-April 3, 2015 at the Esalen Institute; Big Sur, CA.  In this hands-on, vegetarian cooking class, gourmet organic chef, teacher, and cookbook author Leslie Cerier presents delicious whole foods that are quick and easy to prepare, health enhancing and nutritious. Each day, we will prepare lunch using our freshly picked bounty with legumes, whole grains, pasture raised eggs, goat cheeses, nuts and seeds. Continue reading

Goat Cheddar Recipes

Corn Grits with Sautéed Kale and Goat Cheddar CheeseGoat milk cheddar, YUM! adds a gourmet accent to these quick and easy recipes. In honor of my upcoming workshop, Delicious Meals in Minutes, Fresh from the Esalen Garden, March 29-April 3, we will have the opportunity to mix and match fresh picked organic kale, chard, collard greens, sorrel, chives, minutia, beet greens, arugula, parsley, spinach, and more to cook up a fresh feast for our lunches. Continue reading

Changing Patterns, Finding Peace

Mom Eileen-meRecently, my mother and I were fortunate to take a trip to Florida to visit family. My mother talked about her favorite cousin, Eileen, for as long as I can remember. They were close as teenagers, but hadn’t seen each other in over 4 decades. She had talked about us visiting them for years, and finally this winter we made it happen. It was a special trip for the two of us. I was looking forward to Continue reading