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Eating in Cancun, Tulum, and Isla Mujeres

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Typical breakfast included at many hotels and hostels in Mexico: 2 pieces of white bread toasted with butter and jam, orange juice, and coffee. Called the ‘Sooper Dooper’ at Buho’s restaurant in Isla Mujeres: 2 fried eggs, 2 slices bacon, toast, 2 small hotcakes. Even while traveling, I love to eat a big salad at…

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Tulum, Mexico

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  Where we stayed: The Weary Traveler, roughly $10 USD a night. Offers free breakfast, free purified drinking water, WiFi, air conditioned private rooms or dormitories, free shuttle to the beach- approx. 10 minutes away. Where we ate: El Camello, Antojitos La Chiapaneca (order the tacos all pastor for 50 cents each) What I thought…

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The Weight Loss Dilemma: An Amendment

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After I published this post, I received the following comment: “I’m confused…you say you put yourself in the first category of food purist- but your eating Laughing cow (fake), sweetener (fake) and wheat (still processed). I’m not saying these can’t be enjoyed…but I would hardly put you in camp one. Show a real block of…

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Unforgettable Meals in Puerto Viejo: Part 1

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Before arriving, I heard rumors of spicy, fragrant, and flavorful Caribbean cuisine in Puerto Viejo. In fact, it’s one of the reasons I begged Andie to spend her sun (and occasionally rain) soaked days here with me. Creamy coconut chicken, garlic butter drenched lobster, and spicy seafood stew beckoned me from this town deep in…

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Punta Uva Eats

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Ultra-limey guacamole with freshly fried tortillas Freshly squeezed watermelon juice Sea bass tacos with pico de gallo, guacamole, cilantro, and crisp greens Jamaican Margarita made from the juice of hibiscus flower alongside a coconut creamy pina colada Carrot and red cabbage slaw, curried chickpeas, shaved fresh beet, greens drizzled with sweet ginger sauce Saucy smoked…

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15 things that make me happy now.

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When IFBC wrapped up last week in New Orleans, I hopped a flight home and promised myself, ‘you’ll take a week off.’ I made lists and plans and to-do’s with bulleted items that included: lying down and lounging and, and not a damn thing. I wanted seven unstructured days. Because New Orleans was wild. with…

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How to Roast Broccoli

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Broccoli, all by her lonesome dove, is my favorite vegetable. She’s filling and fibrous, unfussily fancied or dressed down. I’d proclaim her the best vegetable, but you know how insecure brussels sprouts can be. I steamed the whole head. I stir fried florets in toasted sesame oil, with browned garlic slices and a drizzle of…

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When you have a Mexican fiesta and a slumber party

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The other night two of my best friends joined me for a Mexican fiesta meets late ‘80s slumber party. I couldn’t even dream of a more ‘propriate party union. There was a taco bar and a toe or two painted. Pillow fights and particularly unbecoming pajamas. Catching up and cream pie slices the size of…

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