What We Eat In A Week – Vegan/Vegetarian RV-Life

Traveling as a vegetarian or vegan can be tough in rural America as it can be hard to find vegan and vegetarian friendly options. Our number one solution is to cook your own meals! We love a healthy, vibrant plant based diet, and shop weekly at the local farmers markets if possible and substitute other staples from local markets in the area. Since we live in a 26 foot travel trailer and also in our converted cargo van where space is minimal, it can be challenging at times, but at the same time we love the simplicity of it.

We try to keep it eco-friendly by avoiding the use of plastic packaging whenever possible. We bring our own reusable shopping bags and produce mesh-bags, avoid the use of aluminum foil, but if we use it we choose recycled aluminum foil. And of course using biodegradable dishwashing soap and avoiding water waste is a must. We are eating mostly vegan plant based foods which is better for the environment as well as more ethical and better for animal wellbeing. On special occasions we eat cheese, eggs, dairy products and honey, but we try to keep it at a minimum. We hope to help inspire you to make some creative but simple meals. Bon appetit!

 

These are our kitchen gadgets that we use in the RV and Van:

Omega VRT350 Heavy Duty Masticating Juicer

Ninja Master Prep Chopper, Blender, Food Processor

Duxtop 8100MC 1800W Portable Induction Cooktop

The Stone Earth All-In-One Sauce Pan by Ozeri, APEO & PFOA-Free Stone-Derived

Coleman Cast Iron Skillet

KRUPS Electric Kettle

PUR Faucet Water Filter

Hydro Flask Insulated Water Bottle

Nordic Ware 365 Indoor/Outdoor Grill-Steam-Bake Multi Cooker

Nordic Ware 365 Indoor/Outdoor Large Pizza Pan

Oster Expressbake Bread Machine

Countertop Toaster Oven

Sparkle Soda Siphon-Silver

Corelle 20 Piece Livingware Dinnerware Set

Lunchskins Reusable Sandwich Bags

Bee’s Wrap Reusable Food Wraps

Compostable Garbage Bags

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Gainesville-Hawthorne State Park Bike Trail

What a great way to spend a day out in nature! The beautiful Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail connects the city of Gainesville with Hawthorne and reaches for 16 miles through beautiful woods and conservation land. The trail is designed for walking, cycling, rollerblading and horseback riding and leads through Boulware Springs Park, Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park.

For more info and parking options visit: https://www.floridastateparks.org/trail/Gainesville-Hawthorne

Our Camera Gear used in this Video:
GoPro HERO5 Session: https://amzn.to/2JIVDnO
GoPro Accessories Kit: https://amzn.to/2zZ4sue

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Car Camping Bed Install With Storage

Stealth camping in your vehicle makes it not only possible to save money on lodging but also keeps things simple while allowing flexibility and spontaneity on your road trip. With a few simple alterations, a car, truck, SUV or van can easily be made into a camper. All you need is some plywood and screws, window covers and air flow and you can park pretty much anywhere where it’s legal, climb in the back and make yourself invisible to the outside while sleeping comfortably and sound in your vehicle. We converted our Chevy Tahoe into a truck camper so we could take trips without having to pay for lodging and without having to tow our travel trailer. We loved the minimalist and simple life in the truck, and it was a great way for us to try vanlife before actually buying a van. After our initial trip to the Florida Keys we did several truck camping trips before we exchanged the Tahoe for a cargo van and the experience even helped with our built for the cargo van conversion.

Check out our Florida Key Truck Camping Video: https://youtu.be/p9eZzOoeFKc

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Plywood and hardware – bought at a nearby store.
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GoPro Accessories Kit: https://amzn.to/2zZ4sue
EVO Gimbal: https://amzn.to/2Pu2Qfx
Suaoki Portable Solar Generator Power Battery: https://amzn.to/2mxw53R
Coleman Classic Propane Stove: https://amzn.to/2LClRKA
Swiss Army Pocket Knife: https://amzn.to/2Lx8wTO
Organic Cotton Flannel Sheets: https://amzn.to/2JCqsL1
Bamboo Travel Utensils: https://amzn.to/2Ns2Aw0
Camping Hammock: https://amzn.to/2O6oNR4
Solar Camping Shower Bag: https://amzn.to/2O0Ib2d
Biodegradable Wilderness Wash: https://amzn.to/2Nszg8y

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Remote and Nomad Living in Tallahassee

Our fourth month of full time travel in January 2017 was not very exciting as we were focusing on work and preparing for our upcoming truck camping trip in February. We were excited though to have found some great second hand bikes and were exploring the area around Tallahassee by bicycle which was a lot of fun. We especially loved the trails around Lake Lafayette area as well as the beautiful Tallahassee-St. Marks Historic Railroad State Trail.

 

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