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Edible Organic Nasturtium Flowers

Leslie Cerier picking organic nasturtiums in the Esalen organic Garden From pale yellow to deep red, organic nasturtium flowers are easy to grow. In fact, they reseeded themselves in my organic garden. Their mildly peppery taste is a great addition to garden green salads, nori rice rolls, croquettes, sandwiches, whole grain dishes, and other gluten-free, vegetarian dishes. You can also eat the Continue reading

Chocolate Chevre Pie with Maca and Goat Cheesecakes

Organic Chocolate Chip Chevre CheesecakeYou might say, I am a cacao-aholic*. I love very dark chocolate, too. So for my birthday, I made a variation of the Chocolate Chip Çhevre Cheesecake I developed for Equal Exchange. Cacao gives you energy; rich in antioxidants, and dietary fiber, one of the highest dietary sources of magnesium, and high in iron and other minerals. Continue reading

5 Tasty Recipes Combining Summer Fresh Herbs and Tomatoes

Chick Peas with Tomatoes and Ginger, gluten-free and veganChickpeas with Tomatoes and Ginger, is a quick and easy dish to make with cooked chick peas with Moroccan combination of ginger, turmeric, cinnamon, cumin, black pepper and fresh cilantro. Vegan, gluten-free, and best of all, delicious! Continue reading

Rice Noodles with Thai Peanut Sauce

CHICOPEE, Mass. (July 16, 2015; Mass Appeal TV, NBC affiliate Channel 22) – Infuse the flavors of Thai cooking into your summer dishes utilizing fresh herbs! The Organic Gourmet Leslie Cerier shows us how to make rice noodles with Thai peanut sauce. Continue reading