Essential Gluten Free + Vegan Eats In San Diego, California

Essential Gluten Free + Vegan Eats In San Diego, California

If you've got food allergies, then you're in luck if you're headed to San Diego. The most crunchy of states has lots of options for gluten free and vegan eaters. I always do my research before I travel, and I come up with a list of options for all the different towns we'll be in — it saves so much time and stress. So I hope this guide will be helpful to any of you traveling to San Diego who might be looking for some stellar healthy + allergen friendly options. 

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Gluten Free Eating In Joshua Tree, California

Gluten Free Eating In Joshua Tree, California

Sooooo, there aren't a ton of dining options in the hi-desert. I recently visited and before you go— definitely check out my Joshua Tree Travel Guide. Or as I like to refer to it, a list of the most instagramable spots. But luckily for you, there's actually quite a few healthy spots that make gluten free eating slightly easier. So let's go over your options of places right near the park.

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Joshua Tree Travel Guide: Most Insta-Worthy Spots

Joshua Tree Travel Guide: Most Insta-Worthy Spots

Joshua Tree National Park is 790,636 acres — which is larger than the state of Rhode Island. So, you could explore this park forever. But, assuming you don't have forever, we're going to talk about the best things to see in Joshua Tree Park in one day. Let me just warn you, it'll blow your mind. It's like being on another planet. Also, Joshua Tree = Yucca Valley. Joshua trees are technically Yucca trees, in case that has confused you already in your research.

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How To Prevent Sickness When Traveling Using Natural Remedies

How To Prevent Sickness When Traveling Using Natural Remedies

I have gotten A LOT of questions about how to stay healthy when traveling and flying. It's not just the dirty, germy airplane air that makes us sick, it's also the added stress of travel, which dampens immunity. On top of that - most people don't eat well on vacation (and they're drinking) so all this just creates a perfect environment for viruses to take over. 

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A Blunt Review: Virgin Hotel Chicago

A Blunt Review: Virgin Hotel Chicago

Well, you know I'm not going to BS you. Virgin Hotels doesn't know who I am and in no way asked me to do this. I'm writing this Virgin Hotel Chicago review because I honestly HATE hotel rooms. I find them so disgusting in almost every way.

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Gluten Free Eating In Chicago: River North

Gluten Free Eating In Chicago: River North

The urban + artsy River North area of Chicago is one of my favorites. Let me begin this blog with my most professional food blogger sounding summary. Located right across from the Loop and bordering the Magnificent Mile, River North is a trendy and growing neighborhood that has become one of my go-to healthy eating areas of Chicago. I have also found it to be the easiest to navigate for gluten free eating. And since I'm artsy, I love the creative current running through River North, as many of its abandoned warehouses have converted to artist studios boasting a vibrant art and design scene.

That was way too stuffy for me. 

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Gluten Free Eating In Chicago: Wrigleyville

Gluten Free Eating In Chicago: Wrigleyville

If you're familiar with Chicago, then you know Wrigleyville is, well, the area surrounding Wrigley Field. But I'm pretty sure you could figure that out even if you know nothing about Chicago. So, unfortunately, Wrigleyville isn't thought of as a mecca of healthy eating options. The area boasts a smattering of historical sports bars like Harry Carays, The Cubby Bear, Sheffields and John Barleycorn - all of which you should check out, but none of which will have anything healthy to eat especially if you have a restricted gluten or dairy free diet. 

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Gluten Free Eating Chicago: Lyfe Kitchen Review

Gluten Free Eating Chicago: Lyfe Kitchen Review

Lyfe Kitchen. Maybe you've heard of it. Maybe you haven't. Either way, I'm going to talk about it because it was one of the first healthy restaurants on my Chicago To Eat list. Self described as a "flexitarian" restaurant, catering to a variety of diets and allergy restrictions, you would have to be absolutely ridiculous if you couldn't find something to eat there.

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