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Whole Food Diet and Short Trips

Hi everyone, I hope your week is going well. How do you spend your long weekends? Do you have problems having your desired foods while on a short trip/vacation?

This Memorial Day/long weekend, I am traveling to Seattle where I will be joining some friends for a fun road trip to Montana for one of my dearest friend’s wedding. I am very excited to see my long lost friends. Traveling is always fun, (at least for me)but when you are a vegan or have a food allergy, your trip becomes quiet tough. Thankfully, there is nothing impossible and I am very positive about this trip.

Here are some updates on my whole food diet so far:

  • For breakfast I had a jar of gluten free oats with chia and flax seeds mixed in almond milk. That was at 6 am before my flight.
  • While at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport waiting for my next flight, I stopped by Starbucks for a green tea and ended up buying a Strawberry Banana Smoothie, which I do not recommend. (Especially, if you are on this diet or if you are a vegan). Apparently, they use a strawberry juice instead of fresh strawberries, plus the smoothie wasn’t as good, I regret buying it.
  • Later, I decided to explore my terminal’s plant-based options and walked around for quiet some time. To my surprise I found a small Deli shop that carried a lot of vegan meals.

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So, do not restrict yourself on going to this short trips because of your way of eating. There is always an option.

Here are Other options you can have at the airports:

  • Regular Salads
  • Fruits like apple or banana
  • Raw Nuts (make sure to read the labels, since most of them contain milk).

AND please, please stay HYDRATED. Okay, bye for now :).

Hi, I'm Fara, writer of these posts and wearer of many hats. I'm here to share my experiences with plant-based food and exercise. “Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”

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