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Swapping Ingredients; Fixing Seasonings

Leslie Cerier's Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

Today, I had fun making this Sweet Potato Pie, swapping ingredients and procedures and having it come out fine. First, I decided to swap hazelnut oil for virgin coconut oil. Got to admit, I do like the flavor of coconut better in pastries, but this vegan pie is still delicious. Then in my Continue reading

Vegetarian cookbook author Leslie Cerier offers festive recipes for the holiday table

Leslie Cerier has been teaching about local, seasonal, organic, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free cooking for more than 30 years.


For the Gazette; Friday, November 11, 2016

Creating a vegetarian menu for Thanksgiving? Try this combo: Tempeh Stew, Red Quinoa with Shiitake Mushrooms and cranberry sauce. Continue reading

Easy Blueberry Smoothies and Blueberry Sauce!

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal TV July 31, 2014) – Picking your own fresh blueberries is a great way to save money, have fun with your family and enjoy some delicious treats! Leslie Cerier, the Organic Gourmet from LeslieCerier.com, shared some fresh blueberry recipes! Continue reading

Moving Rocks/Making Changes

Leslie Cerier in the Esalen Organic Garden picking lettuce

As I was in my garden moving rocks, weeding, planting…bringing new energy into the space, I realized that there was some old energy still in place from another time… years past…Then I had the realization that my garden was just an extension of myself and some old habits that I have been looking to change… What better time than now to get the old out and the new in… quite literally… plants in ground, diets revamped, exercise stepped up. Continue reading