Today, I made Organic Cacao Cashew Truffles, easy to make, high energy, nutritious snack, gluten-free and vegan. I have made them before, but this time swapped out the cacao butter and used virgin coconut oil and cashew butter for a rich, delicious pick me up treat. Maca added more super food goodness to the raw cacao. Then I rolled them in high anti-oxidant goji berries, Continue reading →
Hands on Cooking Class with Leslie Cerier, Near Amherst, MA
February 5th, 2017; 11AM-2PM
Chocolate with benefits- now that’s the way to live. Easy to make and deliciously fun to eat, Leslie Cerier’s maple sweetened truffles are full of mineral rich super foods to power you through your day. The rich combination of organic ingredients such as cacao butter, virgin coconut oil, and maca enhances your stamina and well being. Come create your own irresistible variations with cacao nibs, shredded coconut, hemp seeds, goji berries, nuts, spices and much more. This is one of Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet’s signature recipes that she teaches in workshops worldwide. Continue reading →
Easy to make and fun to eat, these sensational raw food treats are also excellent party fare. In addition to being gluten free, they have minimal added sweetening and aren’t even baked, which is especially nice in hot weather, when you may not want to turn on the oven. Cacao powder is simply cocoa powder that wasn’t subjected to high heat during processing, so it qualifies as a raw food.