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Diet and Breast Health: What’s the Connection?

A Conversation with Leslie Cerier, “The Organic Gourmet”

(Leslie is featured in The Breast Archives documentary) This interview is also posted on June 26, 2017     http://www.thebreastarchives.org/blog/

Thousands of years ago in ancient Greece, Hippocrates wrote, “Let food be thy medicine.” Those words are as true today as they were then. The choices that we make at the grocery store and the farmer’s market have a clear effect on the health of our breasts. Read on to learn more my recent interview with Leslie Cerier, one of the nine women who bravely bared her body and soul in The Breast Archives. Leslie is an internationally recognized, organic farm to table vegetarian chef, educator, cookbook author, recipe developer, consultant, and award-winning nature photographer. Every day, she cooks gourmet, seasonal, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free meals for health and pleasure as a way to inspire others to discover and embody delicious living. Continue reading

10 Gluten-Free Grains for Everyone

Leslie Cerier on TV explaining Gluten-Free Grains for Everyone

Everyone can benefit from eating a wide range of gluten-free whole grains. Gluten-free cooking and baking goes beyond just replacing the few popular gluten grains such as wheat, barley, triticale, and rye in favorite recipes. It is a celebration of the earth’s bounty. There are more whole grains that do not have gluten. More choices, more whole grains and whole grain flours can mix and match with local, seasonal produce for an endless variety of daily meals.

Ancient Grains, Ancient Wisdom; Organic Vegetarian Recipes from Leslie Cerier

Leslie Cerier on TV explaining Gluten-Free Grains for Everyone

Ancient grains are making a comeback. More and more, I have replaced brown rice, barley and millet with quinoa, teff, and spelt. Rich in protein, amino acids, B Vitamins, calcium and fiber, each ancient grain has its own unique flavor and nutrition profile. Some are also quick cooking (quinoa, amaranth, and teff). Ancient grains expand our choices, and offer new options for diners whose diets demand rotation, not just to escape boredom, but because of food allergies. Ancient grains permit even the most restricted dieter to feast.

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