Teaching “Spice it Up! Creative Cooking with Herbs and Spices ” as an organic garden to table workshop in my country kitchen. I am grateful for all that came out to enjoy this hands on vegetarian, cooking class. Here are some of the dishes we made during the weekend. Continue reading
In the garden early this morning, I was already feeling the heat, I decided to make a cooling organic vegan cranberry pomegranate smoothie for breakfast to make sure that I had protein: cashews, chia and hemp seeds; some Vitamin C: pomegranate and lucuma powder for energy for a long distance afternoon swim. Yum! Continue reading
Leslie Cerier’s eggrolls made with two tablespoons of cannabis-infused sesame oil are nutritional powerhouses. Cabbage and collards are full of Vitamin C, and goji berries deliver antioxidants. Arame (or sea oak), a sweet, mineral-rich brown algae from Japan, delivers fiber, vitamin A, calcium, and magnesium.
Sometimes Leslie eschews eggroll wrappers and stuffs this filling into pitas or piles it on top of fresh greens. When she’s feeling adventurous, Leslie makes these eggrolls more potent by Continue reading
For over 30 years, I have been teaching hands on farm to table vegetarian group and private cooking classes. Michelle and Anthony came this winter for one of them: The Vegetarian Express, Quick Meals with Whole Real Foods. We cooked and ate 3 delicious recipes that expanded everyone’s cooking repertoire and knife skills. They loved the class so much that they gathered a group of 7 friends to come back for a 3-hour private group class to expand their quick Continue reading
In hot weather, I love making fruit smoothies for breakfast. Using chia seeds, hemp seeds and cashews for a vegan smoothie gives me great energy and stamina for hours. Great Vegan protein, too! Chia seeds and Hemp seeds are both a complete proteins and offer lots of Omega fatty acids, fiber and anti-oxidants
Sometimes , I like to make my smoothies with grass raised organic yogurt. Goat, sheep and cow yogurts are my preference. Continue reading