Eating Out

Eating Healthy as you Travel

I am on a road trip right now and my hubby and I are driving from Malibu Cali to Houston to Tennessee to Michigan to Oklahoma to Louisiana and back to Houston the home to California.

Take a short break then visit
San Francisco Bay Area. We are vegetarian and my husband us gluten sensitive so being on the road poses a challenge which we gladly take on. We are persistent in making sure we seek and find the foods we enjoy and foods that give us energy for the road trip. We’ve got a lot of driving to do.

Last night , I mean , this morning at around 1:00 am we were hungry and finally we decided to get some gluten – free cereal and almond milk. We could have settled for any cereal and cow milk but alas we did not. We found a Walmart Supercenter. I bought bananas, Chex ™ gluten-free corn Chex , Almond milk, Fibars ™ with dark chocolate , and blueberries! It was perfect after midnight snack.

If you are traveling this Summer, make an adventure of hunting for healthier food choices.

Follow my exploits in http://facebook.com/glendat1155 see the photo album labeled Road trip from Malibu to Houston.

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Recipes

I made my own Almond Butter: Recipe with Photos

I love almond butter!

Almonds have nutritional value.

I discovered that it is very easy to make almond butter with a food processor.

All i use is Raw Almonds and Olive Oil

(About 1 tablespoon per 1 cup of almonds)

Steps:

Pour all the almonds into the processor.

Add 1 tablespoon of EVOO Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Start the processor.

As you process the almonds they will go through several texture changes.
1. Chopped
2. Flour- like
3. Creamy (it will begin to look like a ball once it is creamy) if you want it creamier add 1 Tbl of EVOO at time unroll you get the consistency you want.
store in a tight jar. You do not have to refrigerate the almond butter.

Use the almond butter on.sandwiches, and in recipes.
I use the. Almond butter to make almond milk for cereal and smoothies and to drink. Tale 2 tablespoons of almond butter
add 3 cups of water. Blends until smooth. You’ve got almond milk!!
Use the

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Enjoy!