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 ice cream for their shakes,... Read More

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

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 drinks, as well as, vegetarian... 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

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 thirst of necessity to quench. Fortunately,... 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 soups, baked sweet potatoes, a... 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