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Al Fresco – Winter Garden, Florida

Al Fresco is a Mediterranean restaurant in historic downtown Winter Garden. It’s a bit tucked away from its Plant Street entrance, behind Axum Coffee. There is a back entrance off Tremaine Street. Their website encourages a “come as you are”, … Continue reading

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YEAR ONE: A REFLECTION ON CHANGE **Guest blog by Dan**

It’s been over a year since we (my husband Dan and I) started changing the way we eat. (Insert wow time flies comment here). This is Dan’s reflection on how it’s been for him, the former hardcore carnivore.  Moderation is not … Continue reading

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Savoree – Winter Garden, Florida

Update: I hadn’t been to Savoree in a while and went back for lunch looking forward to getting a quinoa bowl. Unfortunately my experience was not as good as my visit last year.  On their website they have changed their … Continue reading

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Peach Valley Café

Peach Valley Café is a small chain of restaurants in Florida. They serve breakfast and lunch in a friendly, casual atmosphere – think diner style. They strive to serve fresh, homemade and made-to-order food. For breakfast, they offer granola (perhaps, check … Continue reading

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The Old Salty Dog – Sarasota, Florida

This review is for The Old Salty Dog Siesta Key location. This is a laid back restaurant and pub that screams “beach”! There is outside seating with wooden tables. Doggies are welcome 🙂 Apparently years ago it was an old … Continue reading

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Javier’s Restaurant and Wine Bar – Sarasota, Florida

Javier’s, located on Siesta Key, features Peruvian cuisine and local, fresh and organic food. The outside of the restaurant is fairly nondescript, but once you enter the front door you are in another place. There are bright colors, plants everywhere, a … Continue reading

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The Hub Baja Grill – Sarasota, Florida

The Hub Baja Grill is right in the main part of Siesta Key. I’d describe it as Tex-Mex. It’s an energetic spot with live music and outdoor seating. If the music is going, it’s not the place to go for … Continue reading

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Daniel 1:12-15

Need some biblical inspiration for changing your diet? “Please test your servants for ten days: Give us nothing but vegetables to eat and water to drink. Then compare our appearance with that of the young men who eat the royal … Continue reading

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First Watch

First Watch is a chain of restaurants that serves breakfast and lunch only. They have multiple locations in the US, mainly in the eastern half of the country plus a couple in Arizona. They boast of fresh ingredients and state … Continue reading

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Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar – Orlando, Florida

I was searching for a brunch/breakfast place in downtown Orlando that was both vegan and non-vegan friendly. The Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar seemed to fit that description. It has its own parking lot (a plus in downtown). Upon entering, there … Continue reading

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