Category Archives: Cooking Tips

Basil Pesto in Minestrone

Vegetarian Basil Hemp Seed Pesto

Spring is here in Western Mass. Hurray! Today, I made a tasty vegan minestrone with some of my organic winter storage root veggies: carrots, onions, celeriac, and potatoes. To make the Continue reading

Leslie’s Amazing Chèvre Cheesecake

Leslie's amazing chevre cheesecake with dried pineapple and goji berries

Creating from my heart, I made this no bake Maple Chèvre Cheesecake with a raw almond date pie crust. Decorated the pie with organic dried pineapple and organic goji berries. In honor of my dear friend Tracey’s birthday party, I had fun creating something new. Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Recipes

Pumpkin/Sweet Potato Pie Pecan Pie

MMMMM Pumpkin Pie! You can be creative making pumpkin pie. Make different pie crusts and change the filling. I like pumpkin pie with a pecan cookie crust. And instead of pumpkin, feel free to use sweet potatoes, yams or butternut squash or a combination. Here are 2 recipes for pumpkin pie: one is gluten-free and the other with delicious nutty spelt flour. Continue reading

Vegetarian Cooking from the Heart with Leslie Cerier

​”​I’m offering people a recipe for inspiration.” ​​Leslie Cerier Continue reading

Cranberry Goji Berry Sauce

Cranberry Orange Sauce is easy to make and love

My original recipe for Cranberry Orange sauce is wonderful and you can find it in my cookbook, Going Wild in the Kitchen and another tasty variation in my cookbook, Gluten-Free Recipes for the Conscious Cook with dried cherries.Today, I created a variation that I like even better. This one is with dates, goji berries, and maple syrup. It is sweet and tart and every now and than you find a sweet bite of dates. Delish. Continue reading