Tag Archives: Coombs Vermont Gourmet

Celebrate Hemp Week

Raw Hemp Walnut Pie Crust

Creamy, nutty, versatile hemp seeds is one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. Tasty, too! Hemp seeds are loaded with Omega-fatty acids, fiber, protein, and is gluten-free and vegan. For healthy hair, skin, joints, pumping hearts and thinking brains; hemp is a perfect food to eat regularly.

Walnuts and hemp seeds offer a tasty source of Omega 3s in this quick and easy raw pie crust. Continue reading

Fruit Crisp with Teff

Fruit Crisp with Teff Flour

Take your pick of seasonal organic fruits: blueberries, peaches, apples, cranberries, and mix and match with a some dried organic fruits  like dates or mangoes, for extra sweetness and variety. Enjoy a fruit crisp topped with yogurt for a nourishing start of your day, or whipped cream or ice cream for a delicious dessert. Teff Flour makes a great fruit crisp topping. Sweetened with maple syrup and vanilla, a little cinnamon. YUM!  Continue reading

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

Fabulous Vegan and Vegetarian Frostings

Maple Coconut Frosting

Get creative and nourished with a wide variety of organic wholesome sweeteners like maple syrup or coconut sugar to make fabulous vegan, dairy free frostings with nut butters and organic dairy free shortenings. And if you are not vegan, you might try blending grass raised organic butter, cream cheese or chèvre with maple syrup, maple sugar, raw honey, or coconut sugar for a luscious frosting. Lots of great choices everyone will love. Continue reading

Recipe Developer

_DSC6894-Leslie-2For 30 years, Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet, has worked with organic and natural food’s companies as well as individuals developing recipes that are delicious, nutritious, beautiful and photogenic.

Leslie has had the privilege of working the finest sustainable-sourced, organic, fair trade, ingredients mixing and matching them with organic, local, seasonal ingredients to create  luscious, healthy recipes with gorgeous photographs and instructional videos.

Leslie works with

Deans Beans
Nutiva
Equal Exchange
Green and Blacks
Coombs Vermont Gourmet
Lotus Foods
The Teff Company

Leslie can also create  organic, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free recipes for new products. Perfect for Natural and Organic Food Companies, and individuals with special diets.

For 30 years, Leslie is much sought after by health professionals and private clients to coach and help them translate challenging dietary allergy issues into culinary success and meal satisfaction.

She is happy to develop recipes for you, your company or institution.

CALL 413.259.1695 or EMAIL leslie@lesliecerier.com

to discuss your recipe needs.