Tag Archives: Health

All About Cacao and Chocolate

Organic Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting

Sunday, February 3, 2019; 11AM-2PM; Amherst, MA

In this hands-on, organic, vegetarian cooking class, gourmet organic chef, teacher, and cookbook author Leslie Cerier offers cacao and chocolate for our health and pleasure. We will explore cacao and cocoa as aphrodisiacs, arousing body, mind and spirit as we prepare a variety of easy to make and outrageous to eat and drink: hot beverages, hot fudge, truffles,  and/or cacao chocolate chip cake or cheesecake… Continue reading

Raspberry, Apple, and Pear Cannacrisp with Almonds, Cashews, and Walnuts

Raspberry, Apple, and Pear Cannacrisp with Almonds, Cashews, and Walnuts

Leslie Cerier’s light, sugar-free fruit crisp made with a quarter cup of cannabis-infused coconut oil is delightful at any time of day. Infused with an uplifting sativa, it’s a healthy way to catch a moderate buzz at breakfast. Leslie mixes a quarter cup of cannabis oil and maple syrup with Continue reading

How Stripping Down Taught These Women to Love Their Boobs

Breast-Archives-TRIO1bBreast Archive NY PostL-R) Among the subjects of “The Breast Archives” are Heather, Petra and Leslie. Courtesy of The Breast Archives”

How stripping down taught these women to love their boobs

By Melissa Malamut; November 12, 2018; New York Post

On a trip to Egypt in 2011, Meagan Murphy became awestruck at the size and detail of the mammoth statues depicting ancient female heroines.

Really, though, she couldn’t stop staring at their breasts.

“I was in one of the temples by the Sudanese border looking at a statue of the goddess Isis, the mother of creation,” the 54-year-old filmmaker tells The Post. “And I got a powerful gut feeling that the breasts contain ancient wisdom.”

That’s why Murphy created “The Breast Archives,” a documentary hitting iTunes today and DVD Nov. 20, featuring nine women whose ages span about four decades, talking about the complicated relationship they have with their breasts — mostly while topless.

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Harvesting Tips for Fresh Dill and All Herbs

Here’s some harvesting tips for fresh herbs with Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet. See Leslie sitting in the organic garden harvesting fresh dill and offering ways to regenerate the plant and keep getting more and more throughout the growing season.

Cooking Tips for Fresh Herbs

Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet sitting in the organic herb garden offering cooking tips and recipes for fresh dill, cilantro, rosemary, and parsley. Salad dressings, cilantro peanut sauce, and how to mix and match the local harvest with fresh herbs for delicious dishes