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Diet and Breast Health: What’s the Connection?

A Conversation with Leslie Cerier, “The Organic Gourmet”

(Leslie is featured in The Breast Archives documentary) This interview is also posted on June 26, 2017     http://www.thebreastarchives.org/blog/

Thousands of years ago in ancient Greece, Hippocrates wrote, “Let food be thy medicine.” Those words are as true today as they were then. The choices that we make at the grocery store and the farmer’s market have a clear effect on the health of our breasts. Read on to learn more my recent interview with Leslie Cerier, one of the nine women who bravely bared her body and soul in The Breast Archives. Leslie is an internationally recognized, organic farm to table vegetarian chef, educator, cookbook author, recipe developer, consultant, and award-winning nature photographer. Every day, she cooks gourmet, seasonal, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free meals for health and pleasure as a way to inspire others to discover and embody delicious living. Continue reading

Mouth Watering Sweet Pleasure, Make the Best Cacao Truffle Ever

Cacao Maca Truffles

 Hands on Cooking Class with Leslie Cerier, Near Amherst, MA

February 5th, 2017; 11AM-2PM

Chocolate with benefits- now that’s the way to live. Easy to make and deliciously fun to eat, Leslie Cerier’s maple sweetened truffles are full of mineral rich super foods to power you through your day. The rich combination of organic ingredients such as cacao butter, virgin coconut oil, and maca enhances your stamina and well being. Come create your own irresistible variations with cacao nibs, shredded coconut, hemp seeds, goji berries, nuts, spices and much more. This is one of Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet’s signature recipes that she teaches in workshops worldwide. Continue reading

Easy Hot Chocolate

Organic Dark Chocolate Coconut Mousse

Here’s a recipe I created for a client in a private lesson, a great springboard for luscious variations of organic hot cocoa, or shall I say hot cacao. We used (raw) cacao powder, instead of (roasted) cocoa. Feel free to add spices like a dash of cinnamon, cayenne, and/or 1 teaspoon of super foods like maca and lucuma for a boost of energy and more YUM! Continue reading

Versatile Pancake Recipe

Buckwheat pancakes, gluten-free, quick and easy to makeThis morning I made up a big batch of buckwheat waffles and substituted a couple of tablespoons of acai for buckwheat flour. YUM! Super organic foods Acai, Maca and Lucuma are great in pancake and waffle recipes. Use this easy gluten-free pancake recipe as your role model. Continue reading

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And here are links for some of my delicious recipes with Navitas Naturals super foods: Continue reading