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Cacao vs Cocoa Benefits and Flavor

The difference between cacao and cocoa is that cacao is raw; cocoa is roasted. Cocoa is darker than the raw cacao. Some folks think that raw foods have more minerals than cooked cocoa. Cacao and Cocoa are both full of antioxidants and nutrients that positively affect our cardiovascular health and brain power. Undoubtedly, cocoa and cacao are mood enhancing Continue reading

Creative Cooking with Sea Vegetables

Nori Rice Rolls with Ginger TofuI remember my first taste of vegetarian sushi in Boulder, Colorado, summer of 1978. There I was studying voice, dance, arts in education and theater at the Naropa Institute. New friends invited me for lunch. They served rice and vegetables wrapped in toasted nori with a spicy wasabi dip. As they spoke about their macrobiotic diet, I fell in love with my first taste of seaweed.

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Creative Cooking with Sea Vegetables by Leslie Cerier

Nori Rice Rolls with Ginger Tofu

I remember my first taste of vegetarian sushi in Boulder, Colorado, summer of 1978. There I was studying voice, dance, arts in education and theater at the Naropa Institute. New friends invited me for lunch. They served rice and vegetables wrapped in toasted nori with a spicy wasabi dip. As they spoke about their macrobiotic diet, I fell in love with my first taste of seaweed.

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10 Gluten-Free Grains for Everyone

Leslie Cerier on TV explaining Gluten-Free Grains for Everyone

Everyone can benefit from eating a wide range of gluten-free whole grains. Gluten-free cooking and baking goes beyond just replacing the few popular gluten grains such as wheat, barley, triticale, and rye in favorite recipes. It is a celebration of the earth’s bounty. There are more whole grains that do not have gluten. More choices, more whole grains and whole grain flours can mix and match with local, seasonal produce for an endless variety of daily meals.