Travel


Review of Vegan Juice Bar & Cafe, Fruits & Roots Stuart, Florida 3

Vegan Juice Bar & Cafe, Fruits & Roots Stuart, Florida is worth the quick 15 minute ride if you’re staying in Jensen Beach.  Last weekend my husband, Chris and his dad had a night fishing trip planned to Jensen Beach, Florida.  My daughter and I decided to crash their party […]

Kids Cucumber and Hummus Wrap

Pina Colada Bites

Feel the Warm Bahamian Breeze as You Nibble Frosty Piña Colada Bites 1

Stay cool with these Frozen Piña Colada Bites – little frosty bites of pineapple-y goodness over a graham cracker-esque crust.  Last week I returned from a killer trip. I’m not sure what will top this one. If you know me, I’m usually camping, so this was out of the norm. I savored […]


Delicious Plant-Based Food at THE PLAYERS Championship (TPC) 4

Whether you eat a plant-based, vegan or vegetarian diet, or you just want to eat healthy – you’ll love my list of plant-based food at THE PLAYERS Championship (TPC). THE PLAYERS Championship is a yearly golf tournament on the PGA tour, held at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course in Ponte Vedra Beach, […]

Grilled Asparagus Taco from Corner Taco

Pre-Travel Smoothie

3 Tips for Eating Out and Traveling on a Vegan or Plant-Based Diet

Dining Out is Easy with My 3 Top Tips for Eating Out and Traveling on a Vegan or Plant-Based Diet. Before you leave, load up your body with nutrients – enjoy my fresh, sweet and creamy pre-travel smoothie. Dining out while attempting to eat a healthy diet is hard. Eating out and traveling on vegan or plant-based diet […]


Herb Coolers

Refreshing Summer Coolers 4

My Summer Coolers with fresh fruit and herbs are perfect to bring with you on the go. They will leave you feeling light, refreshed and are 35 calories or less! Drink eight glasses of water. Eat your fruits and vegetables. Don’t drink sodas or diet sodas. Hey, we all know the rules. We know we need […]


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 […]

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Blissful Blueberry Bake and Six Disney Food Survival Tips 2

Six Disney Food Survival Tips Disney World. Is it one of your life’s dreams to get there? Or are you not into the lines and crowds? I would definitely put myself into the latter category.  Camping is one of my favorite pastimes.  Nature. Solitude. Calm.  My life is crazy enough […]


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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A Visit from Caras Cravings!

How often is it that you meet someone on line (other than a dating site), become friends even though you live many miles away, and then someday get to meet in person? Last Friday I was in for a special treat.  Cara from Cara’s Cravings was down for a visit.  We […]


Round Two Recipe – Summer Burrito Casserole

Summer is in full swing here – my best friend I grew up with, Jenny, came down for a visit with her boyfriend Jay and we stayed in St Augustine at our favorite Edgewater Inn Friday night. Jenny and Dawn at Edgewater Beforehand my daughter played in the sand. Since I […]


Back from Islamorada and a Slow Food Restaurant Find in Key West

I just returned from a relaxing Keys vacation and came back with a Slow Food Restaurant find in Key West! We stayed at the Islander Resort in Islamorada….our favorite place to stay as the grounds are beautiful and they have kitchenettes which is great for people with families or anyone […]


I’m back from Another Night at the Edgewater, St Augustine!

Over the weekend we stayed at our favorite little Inn in St Augustine, the Edgewater, to celebrate all the February birthdays-my hubby, my friend Justine and her hubby Kerry.  This time we got one of the renovated rooms.  Lovely!  A great time was had by all….


Where to Eat in Savannah – Off the Beaten Path!

Lovely historical Savannah, home of the Lady and Sons restaurant-that butter, cream, meat and fried food laden buffet owned by Paula Deen.  I’m sure you’ve all heard about her unfortunate but not surprising announcement that she has type II diabetes that can lead to heart disease, glaucoma, foot, skin, mental health […]


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 […]


Trip to Asheville 9

Here’s a quick recap of my trip to Asheville and then back to our regularly scheduled recipe programming! We started out in Bryson City taking the Smoky Mountain Rail Road to the Charlie Brown Pumpkin Patch The kids wore their costumes. There was trick-or-treating so we had the Daddys wait […]