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Treating Noodles like a Slab of Bread

Treating noodles like a slab of bread, topped with pesto and served with a garden fresh salad for a delicious lunch. Some pesto’s are thin; some are oily and others like a sauce. My pesto is thick, more like a spread, a dip and of course yummy on pasta. Today, I made a Vegan Pesto from organic garden fresh kale and wild fresh nettles that was plentiful in my garden. I also added some fresh organic basil, hemp seeds, walnuts, garlic scapes, virgin olive oil and ume vinegar. I love nuts and seeds, and have made pesto with almonds, sunflower seeds and even hazelnuts. Hemp seeds and walnuts pack a wallop of omega 3’s healthy fats. Hemp seeds are a complete protein, high in fiber, vitamins and minerals, a super food. The garden fresh salad with nasturtiums and some local goat feta creates a delicious gluten free, vegetarian rainbow lunch.

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Teff and Vegetable Croquettes

Teff and Vegetable Croquettes

Butternut squash, teff and millet create naturally sweet croquettes. Sprinkling  ground almonds before frying the croquettes in ghee makes for rich comfort food. Serve as an appetizer or main course with a creamy white sauce. Continue reading

Leslie Cerier, Ancient Grains and Apple Pie

Delicious Vegan Apple Crumb Pie

AmoreTerra Magazine, Matteo Lusiani, interviews Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet about ancient grains and how to make an apple pie with spelt flour. Here is the interview in English followed by the Italian translation. AmoreTerre means love and earth. Please enjoy: Continue reading

Miso Ramen Noodle Soup

If you are looking for organic, vegan options in the new year, Leslie Cerier, the Organic Gourmet Chef, showed us her recipe for miso ramen noodle soup. February 6, 2018 on Mass Appeal TV (NBC affiliate WWLP Channel 22) Chicopee, MA Continue reading

Millet and Carrot Loaf

Millet and Sweet Carrot Loaf
Serves 4 to 6

In this gorgeous golden dish, naturally sweet-flavored millet is paired with carrots, but you could also use delicata or butternut squash to create a similar effect. If you like, you can substitute other vegetables for some of the carrots. Leeks or cauliflower florets would be good choices.
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