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Horseradish Yay!

Organic Horseradish Root

Joyful gardening! Here I am holding one of many garden fresh dug or shall I say, pulled up organic horseradish root. They spread like a wild perennial, and multiply. Hot, pungent and a wonderful addition to vegetarian sushi, or grated and blended into dressings, dips and anywhere you want some more heat to clear your sinuses and bring you in the present moment. Continue reading

Dreaming Of You

Dreaming of You, Impressionistic Nature Photograph by Leslie Cerier

Dreaming of You by Leslie Cerier; Copyright © 2011 Leslie Cerier. All Rights Reserved to Leslie Cerier.

Many years ago, I was coached to spend a week just making art; hike on the trails behind my home, take and make more Impressionistic Nature Photographs.  “Dreaming of You” was taken back then on a hot summer day. I sat for a long time, watching and meditating on the light on  this shallow stream. Listening to the sweet sound of the gently moving water. One of my favorite places to go with my camera; take photographs, and just BE. Also, where, from a different angle, in the spring, I took the photographs “Jeweled Water” and “Monet’s Spring”.  Continue reading

Grateful, Teaching Cooking Workshop

Foxglove in bloom on south side of house

As much as I love traveling to delicious places to teach farm to table organic vegetarian cooking, I am grateful for the opportunity to bring people into my passive solar home, especially on hot summer days, to stay cool, connect to nature, cook up an organic feast, and eat overlooking the gardens. “Embody A Delicious Life.” Continue reading

Organic Blueberry Coconut Bliss

Home made Blueberry Acai Coconut Bliss

MMMM, Whipped up with joy, presence, lots of love.

Homemade Organic Blueberry Coconut, can I call it, Vegan Bliss with Acai. Sweetened with maple syrup. Creamy, non dairy, made with coconut milk and served melted, the way I like it. Continue reading

Under the Forest Canopy

Under the Forest Canopy by Leslie Cerier; Copyright © 2010 Leslie Cerier. All Rights Reserved to Leslie Cerier.

Last week, when winter turned to summer, I took a hike with a dear friend on a nearby shaded forest trail surrounded with cool shallow streams. In Shutesbury, MA, near my home, there are lots of trails in the woods. It was good to be Under the Forest Canopy, connecting with my friend, getting some exercise amidst the beauty of the woods. We walked right by the spot I took this photograph. A nice memory. A sweet hike. Continue reading