Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 2013

  I’m holding Dole Whip with spiced rum and Sam Adams Cream Stout in front of the Pineapple Promenade. They are not both for me! 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... 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 really works up an appetite! Probably... 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 foods in the traditional sense.  Foods... 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 sign with produce specials... Read More

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. Mediterranean Blue interior 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 South Osceola Avenue, next to an insurance office, is a... 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 pavilion, which is home... Read More

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. Sebas­t­ian about to enjoy his refresh­ing Milk­bone and frozen yogurt treat. Café Heavenly, New Smyrna Beach We sat outside with the dogs and the Café Heavenly staff came out to not only admire our... 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 a plenty! My guest and I tried the sweet potato... 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 French Onion Organic... Read More

Central Florida Earth Day Event

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