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Meatless Monday: Leslie Cerier — The Culinary Tao of Beginner’s Mind

Teaching cooking, Leslie Cerier instructs to taste the recipe

By Ellen Kanner published in the Huffington Post January 12, 2015

When culinary instructor Leslie Cerier teaches her class, Spice it Up! — Creative Cooking with Herbs and Spices at Kripalu this weekend, she’ll advise her students to “have a beginner’s mind.” Continue reading

Moving Rocks/Making Changes

Leslie Cerier in the Esalen Organic Garden picking lettuce

As I was in my garden moving rocks, weeding, planting…bringing new energy into the space, I realized that there was some old energy still in place from another time… years past…Then I had the realization that my garden was just an extension of myself and some old habits that I have been looking to change… What better time than now to get the old out and the new in… quite literally… plants in ground, diets revamped, exercise stepped up. Continue reading