Please have a listen to my interview on Farm to Fork Radio about being a farm to table organic vegetarian chef, when and how I got started; how I create my recipes for companies and private clients, food as medicine, hands on cooking classes and lots more information on creative vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free cooking for health, vitality and pleasure. Continue reading →
Thousands of years ago in ancient Greece, Hippocrates wrote, “Let food be thy medicine.” Those words are as true today as they were then. The choices that we make at the grocery store and the farmer’s market have a clear effect on the health of our breasts. Read on to learn more my recent interview with Leslie Cerier, one of the nine women who bravely bared her body and soul in The Breast Archives. Leslie is an internationally recognized, organic farm to table vegetarian chef, educator, cookbook author, recipe developer, consultant, and award-winning nature photographer. Every day, she cooks gourmet, seasonal, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free meals for health and pleasure as a way to inspire others to discover and embody delicious living. Continue reading →
This morning, as I looked around my newly painted kitchen, I felt so grateful. While color is a part of it, the process of letting go, paring down, and looking at what I need was transforming. I realized this is the first time, I am looking at letting go of the “just in case” and trusting that I always have what I need… Continue reading →
An experiential workshop of the Fire Element in Chinese medicine
Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet
Nini Melvin, 5 Element Shiatsu Practitioner
Rebecca Shwartz ND and Acupuncturist
Explore warmth and radiance from the outside in and the inside out…..
Enliven your Summer cooking repertoire with a hands on vegetarian and gluten free cooking class.
Move, stretch and give self shiatsu to the fire meridians and their potent points.
Discover the healing properties of foods, and how to use food as medicine in the Summer .
Sunday, June 23rd, 10:30 – 4:30
Shutesbury, MA. Call 413-259-1695 for more information.
Cost is $110 by June 13th and $125 after that. Includes a gourmet lunch!
To register: please send your check made out Leslie Cerier and mail to
58 Schoolhouse Road, Amherst, MA 01002
Please include your name, phone # and email with your check
Leslie Cerier, “The Organic Gourmet” is an internationally recognized chef, educator, author, health coach and New England based farm to table caterer specializing in local, seasonal, and organic, vegetarian and gluten-free cooking for health, vitality and pleasure. www.lesliecerier.com
Nini Melvin teaches shiatsu and five element, meridian movement. She has a private practice here in Massachusetts. www.PresenTouch.com
Rebecca Shwartz is a naturopathic physician and five element acupuncturist. She has private practices in Northampton, Massachusetts and Brattleboro, VT. www.DrRebeccaShwartz.com