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 […]

Pre-Travel Smoothie

Switchback Soup from Outdoor Herbivore

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]


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 […]


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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 […]


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 […]


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

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 […]


Hello from Asheville, North Carolina

Hi all! I’m back from the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina and trying to get back into my routine.  I hope to be back posting again soon.  We had SUCH an amazing time and were lucky to hit peak foliage.  Here are a few pics from my iphone before I get my […]