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

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

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 Day of Play in Seaside

Halfway between Des­tin and Panama City, along the Emer­ald Coast waters, lies fairy­tale beach towns on County Road 30A.  Among those beach towns is the mas­ter planned com­mu­nity of Sea­side. Wooden cus­tom cot­tages, wide porches and a com­ple­men­tary color palette to the bor­der­ing gulf waters makes Sea­side the vision of a beach town ideal. While enjoy­ing the beau­ti­ful beach at Sea­side, one may find hunger and... Read More

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.  Then one day while I was run­ning errands, I drove past a bright and invit­ing... Read More

Veg ‘n’ Out: Key West

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 a moped, which are avail­able through­out the island. No wor­ries if you’ve... Read More

Veg ‘n’ Out: Downtown Disney

  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. The Fresh A-Peel build­ing at Down­town Disney I started my Down­town Dis­ney Mar­ket­place veg expe­ri­ence at the new Fresh A-Peel quick ser­vice din­ing... Read More

Reviewed: Central Florida Earth Day 2011

  Live music at Earth Day The cel­e­bra­tion of the 41st Earth Day at Lake Eola Park on Sat­ur­day April 23, 2011 was enjoyed by many. There were vegan food ven­dors, live music, enter­tain­ment, eco-friendly ven­dors, mind body spirit activ­i­ties, ani­mal haven, artist cor­ner, speak­ers, pre­sen­ta­tions, envi­ron­men­tal edu­ca­tion, humane edu­ca­tion, earth kids zone and much more! The vegan cui­sine choices were... Read More

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 highly rec­om­mended for max­i­mum veg enjoyment: Jason’s Deli Salad Bar Veg­e­tar­ian... Read More

Central Florida Earth Day Event

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