When culinary instructor Leslie Cerier teaches her class, Spice it Up! — Creative Cooking with Herbs and Spices at Kripalu this weekend, she’ll advise her students to “have a beginner’s mind.” Continue reading
What inspires you to walk into to your kitchen and want to cook? Is it the ingredients, a beautiful day at the market, an illustrated cookbook, a TV segment, the need to get healthy or I am just hungry? Continue reading
For centuries, spices have been used to create delicious and nourishing meals. Some herbalists believe that the shape of a spice reveals its healing properties. Did you ever notice that ginger, turmeric, chilies, cumin, and dill seeds have the same shape as the stomach? These are some aromatic herbs and spices, also known as carminatives, which improve digestion and make zesty, globally inspired dishes. The key to making beans easier to digest is to cook them from scratch, adding sea vegetables like dulse along with carminative herbs and spices. Continue reading
Welcome, I‘m Leslie Cerier
I want to inspire you to live a super luscious life.
What is a super luscious life?
Living to the max: eating healthy, exercising joyfully, having delicious relationships. Being in nature, in our true selves, being real. Feeling energized, meeting each new day with enthusiasm, and wonder.
How do you live the super luscious life?
It’s about being fully present in the moment and saying yes to a sensual organic lifestyle. It is about the YUM inside the kitchen and out in the world. Nourishing your health and happiness. Nourishing others, nourishing the planet.
Why work with me?