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Vegetarian Eating for Extreme Fitness

Shoveling to the shed took about an hourLiving in New England, the produce I eat changes with the seasons and so does my fitness routines in nature. I like to joke that my front yard is my own gym. Splitting wood and hiking on the trails out my back door in the fall and spring. Organic gardening in spring, summer and fall, while nibbling on fresh greens, berries and edible flowers. Winter can mean snow shoveling, cross country skiing, snow shoeing or hiking. Long simmering stews, roasted vegetables from my local organic farm. Summer always means long distance swimming in nearby clean water ponds, and eating my way to my secret spot , snacking on hand fulls of wild raspberries and blackberries adds to the fun. 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

Gratitude Feast

Cooking Tips Collage

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

I am very thankful for all of you.

Thanks to the farmers, who worked hard to grow and harvest an abundance of organic produce for us to thrive. Thanks to my family, neighbors, friends, my supportive and loving community for their light, love and opportunities to grow. Thanks to all those that came out to my cooking workshops to discover and taste something new. Thank you to all who came out for an overnight stay in my home. It is such a joy to feed you! Continue reading

Amaranth Corn Croquettes

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal TV Nov 21, 2016) – Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet shows us how to make Amaranth Corn Croquettes, a popular appetizer she loves to teach in her cooking classes.  Perfect for a quick lunch, dinner party or holiday feast. 

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