Tag Archives: Coconut Oil

Espresso Cookies

Vegan Espresso Cookies

Developing recipes for Dean’s Beans with their fair trade organic coffee and cocoa, here’s a preview picture of the espresso cookie which also includes Teff flour, extra virgin coconut oil and maple syrup.  With teff and the coffee originally from Ethiopia, it was a natural choice to pair them in this vegan, delicious cookie. Continue reading

Creative Vegetarian Cooking with Herbs and Healthy Fats

Madagascar Pink rice with cumin seeds and cashews

You can go wild in your kitchen mixing and matching a variety of spices, nuts, healthy fats and  varieties of rice to make this quick and easy vegetarian Madagascar Pink Rice with Cashews recipe. When I developed this recipe, I researched spices and nuts that come from Madagascar to create an authentic, delicious, quick and easy vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian recipe. I enjoy cooking and eating organic Madagascar pink rice, which has an enticing color and an unusual, almost tropical flavor. And for a whole grain rice, only takes 15-20 minutes to cook. Continue reading

Blueberry Acai Buckwheat Pancakes

Strawberry Pancakes made with teff flour

YUM! Quick and easy, delicious, organic, pancakes to start your day. Gluten-free buckwheat flour combined with super foods lucuma, acai, blueberries sweetened with maple sugar is a treat and one of my favorite meals to start my day.  Continue reading

Incorporating More Fiber Into Your Diet


CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal TV; January 21, 2015) – Fiber makes you feel full and is important to your overall health. The Organic Gourmet, Leslie Cerier from LeslieCerier.com showed us how you can incorporate more fiber into your daily life and shared a delicious recipe for a high fiber hot breakfast cereal. Continue reading