Category Archives : Camping


5 Exclusive Healthy Food Tips for Camping, Backpacking and Outdoor Lovers 2

Exclusive Healthy Food Tips for Camping, Backpacking and Outdoor Lovers. There is something about the excitement of planning a camping trip. So many of us spend much of our days hunched over a computer, driving in a car with a cellphone attached to our ear, or parked in front of a TV – forgetting that […]

Switchback Soup from Outdoor Herbivore

Quinoa Florentine

The Most Important Thing and a Recipe for Savory Quinoa Florentine 1

Before I get to my Savory Quinoa Florentine recipe – I’ll share a tidbit I learned over my long 35 year life. Make the time to do the important things.  What are the important things? Think about what means the  most to you. How would you feel if that thing was no longer there? Could you just […]


Kale 3 Ways – Cheesy Kale Tomato Sauce, Kale Basil Pesto and Quinoa Power Bowl 8

Kale 3 Ways – Cheesy Kale Tomato Sauce, Kale Basil Pesto and Quinoa Power Bowl There was a certain time during our camping trip last week that I took my life into my own hands. I was in a stare down with a tired and hungry 4 year old after a day of sun and […]

Quinoa Power Bowl

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Camping in Key Largo at John Pennekamp State Park 3

We are back from another lovely trip to Key Largo and also spent a fair amount of time in Islamorada. Here are a few of the snapshots from the trip. John Pennekamp state park has lots to do for families – several beaches, a boat ramp, snorkeling, glass bottom boat, aquarium and walking trails. Definitely bring the […]


We’re back! 2

We’re back from another camping trip – this time to Key Largo!  The weather was perfect – sunny, clear and warm in the 80’s.  Here are some of the snapshots before I get back to my regularly scheduled recipes…..    

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Back from Blue Springs State Park!

We have returned once again from another successful camping trip, this time to the beautiful Blue Springs State Park.  I have lost track of the number of camping trips I’ve taken my daughter on – I think we are at number 14.  Her very first was when she was eight weeks old! Here are a […]


Vegan Seven Layer Bean Dip with Cashew Sour Cream and Mila and Our Latest Camping Adventures 4

Seven Layer Bean Dip with Mila Greetings!  I just got back from our camping trip to St Augustine.  Yes I am crazy and yes, it was definitely hot and yes, there was mosquitoes the size of Texas. But you know what?  I’m a camper and I love it. Ok so I do have AC in my trailer but […]

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We’re back!

My daughter and I are back from our camping trip to St Augustine for a T@B camper rally and trick-or-treating at the St Augustine Alligator Farm. I’ll share a few of the highlights (I only got photos of some of the T@Bs) and then get back to my regularly scheduled programming….recipes! Here is the back side of mine… …and […]