Tag Archives: healthy fats

Vegetarian Express, Luscious Meals in Minutes

At Esalen, Leslie Stirs chopped fresh herbs into a salad

June 25, 10:30-2PM Hands on Cooking Class; Shutesbury, MA Vegetarian Express, Luscious Meals with Whole Real Foods

In this hands-on, vegetarian cooking class, gourmet organic chef, teacher, and cookbook author Leslie Cerier presents delicious whole foods that are quick, easy to prepare, health enhancing, and nutritious. We will prepare dishes by mixing and matching fresh, organic, and seasonal vegetables, fruits, herbs with quick-cooking organic vegetarian proteins: legumes, whole grains, nuts, seeds, local organic grass raised eggs, local grass raised organic goat and cow cheeses. Continue reading

Cooking Class for Energy and Stamina

Organic, dairy-free Cilantro Mint Dressing

You can use anyone of a variety or organic healthy fats like organic hemp oil, extra virgin olive oil, fair trade organic red palm oil, among others to make fabulous dressings with herbs to spice up any green salad. Join me April 20 for Hands on vegetarian cooking class cooking with healthy fats for energy and stamina in Amherst MA. From vegetarian main course to pastries, I will show Continue reading

Gratitude Feast

Cooking Tips Collage

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

I am very thankful for all of you.

Thanks to the farmers, who worked hard to grow and harvest an abundance of organic produce for us to thrive. Thanks to my family, neighbors, friends, my supportive and loving community for their light, love and opportunities to grow. Thanks to all those that came out to my cooking workshops to discover and taste something new. Thank you to all who came out for an overnight stay in my home. It is such a joy to feed you! Continue reading

Cast Iron, The Original Non Stick Cookware

Greens Stir Fry with Goji Berries and CashewsFrom pancakes, pilafs, quick and easy stir fries, fresh baked pastries, simmered sauces, roasted veggies and even fried eggs, I love using cast iron cookware. It is the ideal surface for cooking any food with a variety of healthy fats. Griddles, skillets, woks, loaf pans, dutch ovens, cast iron cookware comes in big and small sizes. They are the original non stick cookware. Forget about the synthetic non stick pans. In fact, when my private coaching clients and workshop participants ask Continue reading