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Luscious Vegetarian Cooking from the Heart

Organic Cabbage

I experienced so much pleasure today cooking and baking with some of the last of my winter produce, from my organic, CSA* farm share. Slow cooking beans with spices create rich flavors for a luscious meal for a small dinner party tonight. Chopping up that last organic cabbage, some carrots, and baking a big sweet potato inspired a plethora of culinary delights. Continue reading

Leslie Cerier, Ancient Grains and Apple Pie

Delicious Vegan Apple Crumb Pie

AmoreTerra Magazine, Matteo Lusiani, interviews Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet about ancient grains and how to make an apple pie with spelt flour. Here is the interview in English followed by the Italian translation. AmoreTerre means love and earth. Please enjoy: 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

Strawberry Mango Pecan Fruit Crisp

Strawberry Mango Pecan Fruit Crisp YUM!

Delicious and Versatile! Take your pick of brown or ivory teff flour to make this gluten-free sweet strawberry mango fruit crisp. I love to eat this crisp for breakfast topped with yogurt and chia seeds. Also delicious served warm from oven with ice cream or whipped cream. Continue reading

Vegetarian Eating for Extreme Fitness

Shoveling to the shed took about an hourLiving in New England, the produce I eat changes with the seasons and so does my fitness routines in nature. I like to joke that my front yard is my own gym. Splitting wood and hiking on the trails out my back door in the fall and spring. Organic gardening in spring, summer and fall, while nibbling on fresh greens, berries and edible flowers. Winter can mean snow shoveling, cross country skiing, snow shoeing or hiking. Long simmering stews, roasted vegetables from my local organic farm. Summer always means long distance swimming in nearby clean water ponds, and eating my way to my secret spot , snacking on hand fulls of wild raspberries and blackberries adds to the fun. Continue reading