EVOS: A Wholesome, Natural Approach to Quick-Food Fare

  The Veg­gie Gar­den Grill burger, air-baked fries, mesquite magic ketchup and an iced tea. EVOS approach to the quick-dining expe­ri­ence is a more health­ful and fresh alter­na­tive to the tra­di­tional burger and fries type joint. EVOS cooks their menu items using air-baking meth­ods instead of deep fry­ing, which decreases the caloric count sig­nif­i­cantly. They also use organic greens for their sal­ads, organic and reduced-fat... Read More

florida’s best upscale veg friendly chain restaurants

P.F. Chang’s fea­tures Chinese-American cui­sine in an upscale, styl­ish atmos­phere. This full-service restau­rant fea­tures menu items dis­tinctly marked as ‘veg­e­tar­ian’. They offer a wide vari­ety of veg­e­tar­ian appe­tiz­ers, entrees and side items. My favorite items include the veg­e­tar­ian let­tuce wraps and the steamed veg­etable dumplings. Try their budget-friendly happy hour with a vari­ety of dis­counted... Read More

veg ‘n’ out: magic kingdom

Dis­ney World’s theme parks are filled with fun, excitement and mag­i­cal expe­ri­ences for every­one to enjoy. My favorite rides in the Magic King­dom included the speed and thrills of Space Moun­tain or get­ting soaked on Splash Moun­tain. For a lit­tle more relax­ing expe­ri­ence, I really enjoyed Mickey’s Phil­har­Magic 3D movie and the audi­ence inter­ac­tive Mon­sters, Inc. Laugh Floor. All the fun and laugh­ter... Read More

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. Crispy Veg­etable Rolls For those unfa­mil­iar with this type of cui­sine, allow me to give you a brief expla­na­tion. The raw/living cui­sine is plant-based foods that are pre­pared by not cook­ing... Read More

Autumn Spiced Butternut Squash Bisque

But­ter­nut squash has more vit­a­min A than that in pump­kin. At 10630 IU per 100 g, it is per­haps the sin­gle veg­etable source in the cucur­bitaceae fam­ily with high­est lev­els of vitamin-A, pro­vid­ing about 354% of RDA. Vit­a­min A is a pow­er­ful nat­ural anti-oxidant and is required by body for main­tain­ing the integrity of skin and mucus mem­branes. It is also an essen­tial vit­a­min for vision. Research stud­ies... Read More

Uncommon Shopping in Seaside

Family-owned and oper­ated for over 20 years, Mod­ica Mar­ket in the Cen­tral Square of Sea­side, Florida offers many gourmet and spe­cialty items.  Mod­ica Mar­ket has a nice selec­tion of fresh pro­duce, exotic mush­rooms, nuts, gourmet chips, crack­ers & snacks, spe­cialty & locally made sauces and dips, hard to find gourmet pas­tas, bou­tique wines and micro brew­ery beers. My favorite brands are well stocked within the... Read More

A Few Good Apples

    Tucked away in the cor­ner of Sea­grove Plaza on beau­ti­ful state road 30-a, sur­rounded by sub shops and kitschy beach mer­chan­dis­ers is a fresh and tasty café, A Few Good Apples. Upon enter­ing the quaint eatery, the first things I noticed was the bright decor and clean envi­ron­ment. I reviewed the over­head menus with lots of veg­e­tar­ian and vegan options. I had trou­ble choos­ing between home­made veg­e­tar­ian... Read More