Category Archives : Camping

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

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 […]

Switchback Soup from Outdoor Herbivore

Quinoa Florentine

Savory Quinoa Florentine

Savory Quinoa Florentine is a simple and elegant dish with sautéed tomatoes, caramelized onions, aromatic garlic and wilted spinach. Before I get to my Savory Quinoa Florentine recipe – I’d love to  share a few insights I’ve learned over the journey of life. Make the time to do the important things.  What are the […]


Camping in Key Largo at John Pennekamp State Park

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 […]

We’re back!

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…..    

Halloween & Keys 224

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 […]

Back from Savannah with my Visit to Forsyth Farmers Market

Skidway Island State Park We just returned from the first campout with my camper since major water damage repairs forced her out of commission for about seven months.  Her first venture out was quite a success at Skidway State Park near Savannah, Georgia. Saturday morning we hit the Forsyth Farmers […]

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 […]