When Mr. Craving Nature and I decided to go on a several month travel honeymoon, I knew that we would be giving up a lot of comforts. A bed (with a mattress), our car, and most of all, our kitchen. Luckily we eased me into it by heading to a major city first. For most people traveling may not be an issue when it comes to food. People take the opportunity to head out to eat and take a break from their usual regimen, usually treating themselves to some extra indulgences and libations. Hello, sangria and churros! Though the problem is when you are traveling for 4 months, eating out at restaurants can fatten you up while slimming down your bank account, even in cheaper cities and countries. Plus, exploring the grocery stores and markets is a fun way to note some cultural changes. Talking about the unrefrigerated eggs and milk. Continue reading Naturally Nourished Travel Series: Mediterranean protein pasta salad + eating healthy on the road
Can there be anything better than going to bed looking forward to making breakfast the next day?! It makes waking up so much more exciting, especially if you have a busy & crazy day ahead of you. Or when you’re out in nature. Or on a Sunday morning at home. Pretty much all the time is the best time to have a breakfast to look forward to.
Continue reading But first, travel + a camper’s breakfast sandwich
Tacos. For breakfast. On the go. Well, it looks like my brain has finally decided to unionize and go off strike! After a month of high octane travel to Iceland, Sweden and Philly, wedding attending and planning, and my own wedding (woopwoop), I crashed a little after coming back to LA and pretty much slept, read, beached and went to Cross Fit. Continue reading Baked breakfast tacos to-go + salsa verde
I swear to you I am not having a love affair with beets. Okay, maybe just a little. Seriously, what’s not to love? Continue reading Herb beetroot & green frittata
Ramble, ramble, ramble. Blah, blah, blah. Make this. Eat it. It’s friggin’ delicious, healthy and incredibly easy to make. Continue reading Baked spaghetti sqauash egg nest (grain-free, dairy-free)
I adore summer evening rains. After a hot day of being outside in the sun & then the dark clouds roll in and the leaves on the trees start to blow downward. A few drops begin to fall and the pavement begins to smell like worn moccasins. (I know, weird, but I have always thought this was what moccasins would smell like). We would all rush off to our homes before the downpour started, just in time for dinner. Continue reading Portobello maple bacon, lettuce & tomato (P.L.T.) + avocado white bean horseradish spread
Food in bowls is food for your soul. There’s something about how its curves fit so perfect and nestle right up in your hands. So, so sexy. Continue reading Veggie soul bowl: A la Mexicana