Travel Snack Ideas | Plus a $200.00 Giveaway to Abe’s Market

Snack ideas for traveling and a chance to win $100.00 worth of travel snacks AND a $100.00 gift certificate.

Healthy Travel Snacks Travel Snack Ideas | Plus a $200.00 Giveaway to Abes Market

I love to travel.  Scratch that.  I should say, I love visiting new places; the actual travel part I wouldn’t mind skipping.  Harried treks through multiple airport lines and long flights and layovers mean many, many hours of frazzled nerves and hunger before you get to your destination.

Whether you’re jetting off on an international trip or hitting the road for a weekend getaway, traveling goes hand-in-hand with limited options when it comes to eating healthy.  Suffice it to say most airports, train stations and roadside restaurants aren’t known for a selection of tasty, much less nutritious, options so bringing along your own provisions is often the best solution. … 

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Couples Cooking | Calphalon Contemporary Stainless 8-piece Cookware Set Giveaway

Five good reasons to cook together as a couple and a chance to win an 8 piece contemporary stainless cookware set from Calphalon to get you started.

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While dinner preparation can quickly become a simple means to an end after a long day, cooking with someone special can make mealtime more meaningful.  One night this week why not consider taking a little extra time to cook a meal together with a loved one?

Preparing a meal together connects us in many of the same ways that sharing one does. It forces us to slow down and appreciate the little moments spent chopping, stirring, sautéing while relaxing, reconnecting and going over the day’s events.

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Daikon Rolls with Cilantro Pumpkin Seed Pesto (Raw, Vegan, Paleo)

Daikon Rolls with Cilantro Pumpkin Seed Pesto gourmandeinthekitchen.com

Wafer thin slices of daikon are spread with a fresh cilantro pesto, layered with cucumber, avocado and sprouts and then rolled up tight in these… 

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Berry Beet Açaí Breakfast Bowl (Raw, Vegan, Paleo)

berry beet acai breakfast bowl

An easy make-ahead, anti-oxidant packed breakfast bowl featuring three kinds of berries that’s a little sweet, a little tart and totally satisfying. I’m head over heels… 

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Cucumber Noodles with Asparagus and Ginger Scallion Sesame Sauce (Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Vegan, Paleo)

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Quickly blanched asparagus spears top a pile of ginger scallion doused cucumber noodles and are finished with a sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds. This is… 

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Cauliflower Tabbouleh with Green Olives (Grain-Free, Vegan, Raw, Paleo)

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This week’s lunchtime obsession hails originally from the Middle East; it’s not fancy or flashy but it comes together in no time at all, and… 

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Vegetable Nori Wraps with Sunflower Butter Dipping Sauce (Raw, Vegan, Grain-Free, Paleo)

nori vegetable roll recipe

Finely shredded carrots, thin strips of crunchy radishes, spinach leaves and sprouts are bundled up in an edible seaweed container and served alongside a creamy… 

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French Chard Tart (Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Vegetarian, Paleo Option)

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A savory Swiss chard tart inspired by the classic French tourte de blettes studded with toasted pine nuts and currants. (Be sure to scroll down… 

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Parsnip Hummus Dip with Fiery Chili Oil (Vegan, Paleo)

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A creamy dip inspired by the flavors of traditional hummus made from parsnips and topped with a spicy chili oil. Admittedly, during the winter months… 

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Seeded Crispbread Crackers Three Ways (Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Vegan, Paleo, Nut-Free)

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Make your own crispy, crunchy, seed-filled crackers in less than an hour. Welcome to my latest obsession – homemade seeded crackers. Light and crispy with… 

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Earl Grey Chocolate Pots de Crème (Dairy-Free, Paleo Friendly)

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Super silky and intense, these earl grey infused chocolate pots de crème will make chocolate and tea lovers rejoice. These chocolate pots are just rich… 

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No-Bake Chocolate Fudge Fridge Cake (Raw, Vegan, Paleo)

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A fudgy no-bake chocolate truffle cake with raspberries and almonds that sets in the fridge and only takes minutes to make.  Everyone needs a fuss-free,… 

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