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Festive and Healthy Dishes for Hanukah

Potato Pancakes with Teff Flour, Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Delicious

December 25, 2019; 2PM-6:30PM; Shutesbury, MA

Join Leslie Cerier, “The Organic Gourmet” renown farm to table vegetarian chef, cookbook author and cooking teacher for a hands-on cooking class featuring several delicious seasonal, vegetarian dishes cooked with healthy fats (ghee and virgin coconut oil) to enhance the flavor of your Hanukah parties.

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How to Make Vegan and Gluten Free Spring Rolls: Cooking Demonstration

Organic Ingredients Spring Rolls for Slow Living

Spring rolls make a beautiful appetizer with colorful seasonal vegetables and garden fresh herbs. As the seasons change you can substitute ingredients and create colorful mosaic patterns with numerous combinations of salad greens, grated, marinated, pickled, seasonal vegetables, edible flowers, herbs and more. Plus, with climate change, this “yoga in the kitchen” flexible approach to mixing and matching local ingredients may be the key to lessening our carbon footprint and eating well throughout the year. Below are some photos from my presentation/cooking demonstration on How to Make Delicious Spring Rolls Fristat the Slow Living Summit in Brattleboro, Vermont June 6, 2019

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Gourmet Getaway Packages

Come and experience the sanctuary. Immersed in nature, come learn Leslie’s technique for creating “the yum in your life”. Leslie will teach you how to incorporate a nourishing home environment with the art of self care, gourmet vegetarian, organic farm to table meals, and “loving kindness” hands on cooking classes. Come for a weekend, a few days or a whole week. The beauty, nourishment and peace will follow you home.

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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Waffles

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Teff Gluten Free Delicious Waffles

Serves: Makes 2 large 4 square waffles; serves 2-4

Teff is a super food. Paired with cocoa and dark chocolate, these waffles are loaded with iron, calcium, and magnesium just to mention a few benefits. I like to add a little maca and lucuma to enhance my super powers. Don’t have them on hand? No worries. Substitute teff flour! Note: These are totally fun to eat with your hands.

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Learn How to Cook Organic Vegetarian Meals

private cooking classes

Oh, how I would love to teach you how to cook. You can gather a group or come for a private hands-on vegetarian cooking class.  As a gourmet organic farm to table chef/teacher and cookbook author, I present whole foods that are not just good for you, but also pleasurable and delicious. Come cook and feast on exciting vegetarian dishes that will enhance your immune system, give you energy, rejuvenate your senses, keep your bones strong, and help you maintain an active lifestyle. Continue reading