Category Archives : Travel


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 can be even more challenging. […]

Pre-Travel Smoothie

Refreshing Summer Coolers

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 to stay hydrated and eat […]

Herb Coolers

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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 walking trails. Definitely bring the […]


Blissful Blueberry Bake and Six Disney Food Survival Tips

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 as it is, so going […]


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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…..    


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 actually became friends through blogging […]


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 was running around like maniac […]


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 who would like to save […]