Topic: Travel

I was a speaker/demonstrator at Vegetarian Summerfest this year and wow--it was so much fun! Summerfest is like "camp" for adults--except totally veg! My cooking class "Low Fat Vegan: All the Flavor without the Fat!" was a huge success! I had a blast demonstrating my recipes and several of my "students" came up to me afterward thanking me for such a great class. It made me feel really good! 

Funny side story: Minutes before my demonstration, I bumped into ...

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I've been at Vegetarian Summerfest this week and in between my food demonstration class and book signings, I've been eating some really awesome food! The Summerfest chefs provided oil-free, low fat and gluten-free options in addition to their regular fare which has just been awesome. It's so nice to have someone else cook for me just like I like it! 

Here is a quick look at the meals I've enjoyed:

Lunch: Tofu Ruben (delish!) and Quinoa ...

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The world is getting more vegan-friendly, and that's great... I love seeing vegan options on menus, or even dishes that are healthy and can easily be adapted to be vegan, such as asking for fresh avocado instead of grilled chicken on a salad. (Yes, this works!)

After I posted about my hotel room burgers, a few readers asked for more travel tips. Live in airports and hotels? I hear ya! I've done a lot of traveling in the ...

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Last week, Scott and I took a much needed snowboarding vacation to Whistler. It took us about 28 hours of travel (each way!) to get there from St. Maarten (yeek!)

The total flight time was around 13 or 14 hours each way, which is exactly how long it takes to get to Whistler from Australia! (We know this because we met a lot of people on vacation from Australia and New Zealand and travel is a popular topic among vacationers ...

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Just a quick post to let you know that we made it! 

This is the view from our front patio where I had breakfast (bananas, oats and coconut milk yogurt) this morning. We're still settling in, but I'll post pictures of the island and our new condo soon. 

The flight down was fine. Jet Blue far exceeded our expectations and proved to be a very dog (and vegan!) friendly airline. Here the pugs are at the gate before ...

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