Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 2013

  I’ve been want­ing to visit Epcot’s Inter­na­tional Flower and Gar­den Fes­ti­val for years, not real­iz­ing that it was a feast for more than just the eyes! In their 20th year cel­e­brat­ing mother nature’s finest flora, the fes­ti­val also offers a vari­ety of spring-inspired culi­nary dishes avail­able in the Gar­den Mar­ket­places. A dozen kiosks are set-up […]

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Winter Park’s trendy living cuisine

Tucked along a side street of the afflu­ent Park Avenue area of Win­ter Park, Florida is a restau­rant serv­ing cui­sine based on the raw/living food lifestyle.  Cafe 118° exem­pli­fies a fresh and deli­cious liv­ing cui­sine menu. For those unfa­mil­iar with this type of cui­sine, allow me to give you a brief expla­na­tion. The raw/living cui­sine is […]

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Orlando’s Best Kept Produce Secret

  Before I dis­cov­ered Fresh­fields Farm, my bud­get for fresh pro­duce con­sisted of bananas, green beans, pota­toes, onions and the occa­sion­ally bag of spinach.  The chain super­mar­kets drained my bud­get quickly and a few years ago at the height of the reces­sion canned and frozen food were replac­ing the fresh, nutri­ent rich foods I craved.  […]

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Orlando’s Freshest Veg Friendly Greek Cuisine

Mediter­ranean Blue restau­rant in SoDo Orlando is the fresh­est, most fla­vor­ful and afford­able veg friendly Greek cui­sine you’ll find in Cen­tral Florida. When you are dri­ving along Michi­gan Avenue, Mediter­ranean Blue restau­rant can go unno­ticed among the vari­ety of restau­rants and retail­ers lin­ing the busy road. Set back on the cor­ner of Michi­gan Avenue and […]

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Veg ‘n’ Out: Key West

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Key West is bet­ter known for Fan­tasy Fest, Duval Street, free roam­ing chick­ens, key lime pie, mile marker 0, south­ern­most point, six toed cats and the Hem­ing­way house, but also among those six square miles of island time are some unique and note­wor­thy veg cui­sine restau­rants. To max­i­mize your Key West expe­ri­ence, I rec­om­mend renting […]

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Veg ‘n’ Out: Downtown Disney

Disney Vegetarian Feature

  Dis­ney World is Orlando’s tourist mecca with four theme parks, two water parks, dozens of themed resort hotels and count­less places to grab a bite to eat. With that being said, this arti­cle is focused on veg­e­tar­ian and vegan options at the Down­town Dis­ney Mar­ket­place. I started my Down­town Dis­ney Mar­ket­place veg expe­ri­ence at […]

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Veg ‘n’ Out: New Smyrna Beach

  Just a short drive over the North Cause­way towards New Smyrna Beach you will find a quaint café with vivid ocean blue decor and an al fresco din­ing expe­ri­ence. Café Heav­enly wel­comes not only hun­gry veg beach goers, but canines as well. We sat out­side with the dogs and the Café Heav­enly staff came out […]

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Florida’s Best Veg Friendly Chain Restaurants

    Jason’s Deli is a deli restau­rant for all tastes. Their large menu and excel­lent salad bar makes Jason’s Deli a top choice for veg­e­tar­ian and vegan options. They pride them­selves in using only the high­est qual­ity ingre­di­ents, USDA cer­ti­fied organ­ics, whole grains, extra vir­gin olive oil and more. The fol­low­ing menu items are […]

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Veg ‘n’ Out: St. Augustine

St. Augustine Vegetarian

The Florid­ian Restau­rant The Florid­ian describes them­selves as ‘regionally-authentic, fresh from the source cui­sine: a clever syn­the­sis of down home South­ern com­fort foods and lighter, health­ier dishes, with many veg­e­tar­ian options.’ The Florid­ian restau­rant was a great din­ing option for veg­e­tar­ian me and my omni­vore travel com­pan­ion. We started the after­noon lunch with the fried […]

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