How to Eat Healthy When Traveling

OrgAnik Cuisine

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I’ve been traveling for 6 months now and eating healthy is not always the easiest thing to do. After taking 37 flights in the last 6 months I’ve spent more time than I desire in airports. With 8 more months of full-time travel I want to start the year off right by getting some tips for maintaining a holistic lifestyle while traveling. I’ve been working with Anik, founder of OrgAnik Cuisine, a Holistic Nutrition Coach, lifestyle coach, vegan & vegetarian specialist, and cookbook author. She provided me with a wealth of information for when I am on the road. Continue reading

Making Cheese in Old San Juan

The View from Casa Lila

The View from Casa Lila

Making cheese in Old San Juan is one of the most unique experiences I have ever had while traveling! Who would have thought that I could learn how to make cheese while traveling in one of the oldest cities in the Americas? Rosa from Casa Lila taught me how to make Queso Blanco in her beautiful 300 year old historic home in the heart of Old San Juan across from Fuerte San Cristobal, the largest Spanish fortification built in the Americas. The experience was one of a kind and a memory I will have with me forever. When I thought it couldn’t get any better, the cheese making workshop took place over looking the beautiful turquoise Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading

Tis the Season for Giving

My peanut butter balls

My peanut butter balls

There is nothing I love more than giving presents! Not because I expect getting anything in return, because I love the feeling of giving (and making) gifts. Seeing the smile on my friends and family members faces after they open my gift is all I need. Part of how I show my love for others is through gift-giving. I give gifts to my loved ones all year- round, yet the Christmas season is one of the most popular times of the year for gift giving.There is something about Christmastime that makes people want to give. I don’t know if it’s the spirit of giving or if we look forward to making others happy. I love giving presents and there is no better feeling. My favorite gift to give during the holiday season are my homemade peanut butter balls (a recipe passed down from my mother). It would appear to also be a favorite gift to receive. Continue reading

Cooking with a Vegan

Menu

President’s Choice Cooking School Menu

Instead of taking any ordinary cooking class I thought I would try something different. I decided to take a vegan cooking class with a friend. The perfect class to learn some new recipes! Some of my favorite foods are vegetarian, but I am not as familiar with cooking vegan dishes. A lot of my vegetarian meals consist of making breakfast combinations for breakfast, lunch, and supper. Waffles, omelettes, pancakes, crapes, protein shakes, and muffins…yum! I love breakfast! It was time to add some more variety to my palate. Cooking vegan was fun and inspiring…

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