Tag Archives: Gluten-free

Cilantro Pesto in Sushi

Cilantro Pesto from Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet's cookbook

Cilantro Pesto is great on pasta and super inside vegetarian sushi. Today, I ventured beyond just adding hemp seeds and black sesame seeds to my exotic organic Jade Pearl Rice and salad greens. In fact, the whole combo was new: fresh lettuce, thai basil and mustard greens from my organic garden and cilantro pesto made yesterday with garlic scapes. I made a quick and easy variation of the recipe I created for Nutiva using garlic scapes instead of garlic cloves. Continue reading

Espresso Cookies, YUM!

Dean and Leslie with espresso cookies

I love my job. I have the privilege of developing recipes with Deans Beans organic and fair trade cocoa and coffee. Here I am with Dean Cycon in my gourmet country kitchen in Western Mass after shooting the recipe video for these rich, fudge-like Espresso cookies. 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

Vegetable Lo Mein

Organic Vegetable Lo MeinYou can make quick and easy Organic Vegetable Lo Mein with the vegetables of the season and a wealth of organic ramen noodles. Here I used broccoli and cauliflower. Other times, I use Continue reading

Mocha Cake

Mocha Cake for Deans Beans

Imagine eating this delicious mocha cake warm out of the oven. YUM!

The UFOs, as Deans Beans’ calls their organic fair trade chocolate discs, on top and inside the cake, are slightly gooey. To add to the fun, I used Deans Beans’ organic, fair trade cocoa, and coffee, too, cause this is a recipe I created for Deans Beans. We will make a video of it soon and give you the recipe. Sneak peak, Continue reading