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Rachel R.

I hope you enjoy my journey of life through my stories of food. Everywhere I go I must eat, and my other hobby is traveling, so welcome aboard. I eat a little bit of everything. With a vegan roommate and a Dad that makes hamburgers for a living, I dabble between the two. No need for labels because... Full Bio
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Harmony Farm by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This past week I have been working on an organic and sustainable farm through WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms). I have done this once before in California ... Read on »
Hostel Cooking by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Traveling cheap and healthy can sometimes be an obstacle. Instead of going out for breakfast and lunch we decided to go food shopping and utilize the large clean kitchen t ... Read on »
Quinoa Chicken by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today was a day to celebrate in New Zealand. First of all, I finished all of my exams meaning no school work until January.. WOOHOO. Second, I bought chicken! Most people ... Read on »
Pot Luck by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Tonight I joined a pot luck with some of my friends from the complex that I live in. I was assigned to make a salad and such. With some help from my co-chef and profession ... Read on »
wrap it up by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I love wraps. My favorite wraps are with nori, rice paper, and like tonight, lettuce. There are endless options with what to wrap food in and what to put in the middle. If ... Read on »
Food News by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Check out my NEW page about food news to learn a little bit about the food we eat and the consequences it has on ourselves and the rest of the world! ... Read on »
Crabs in October! by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Before I left for New Zealand I was really hoping to get crabs with my family because it is one of my favorite things to eat. However, I left before they were in season ... Read on »
One pan dinner by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Roasted vegetables is one of my favorite side dishes, but tonight I made it into my meal! This dinner only took one pan and one cutting board. Easy clean up is definitely ... Read on »
Brain Food by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My friend, Sean, has a big test today, so he convinced me that he needed a nice big meal before his test in order to do well. Fair enough. I guess it works out because I lik ... Read on »
Brain food by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My friend, Sean, (the bagel lover) has a big test today, so he convinced me that he needed a nice big meal before his test in order to do well. Fair enough. I guess it wor ... Read on »
Creating a Salad by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A salad is a great way to get in all of the things that you love. The options of salads are endless and it is always fun to get a little creative! Tonight, I was not neces ... Read on »
Everyday Gourmet by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I wish I could go to Everyday Gourmet… everyday. It is a cute little cafe with delicious food and drinks, a great ambience, and a friendly staff. For those that lov ... Read on »
Surprise!! by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This weekend my friend (Ashley) that is studying in Australia came and surprised me in New Zealand. It was such a great surprise…and now my unplanned weekend became very b ... Read on »
Seafood Pasta by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This is definitely not a normal college students meal, but then again that goes for half of the stuff that I eat. I guess I will blame it on the fact that since I was in k ... Read on »
Fresh Squeezed Lemonade by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating As summer approaches on this side of the world there is nothing better than a nice glass of lemonade. But who knew it was so easy to make on your own? I enjoy homemade lem ... Read on »
Dinner under $5 and 5 minutes by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating On my way home tonight I passed the fish market again and could not resist but to stop in a get some fresh fish for dinner. Today I got one piece of sole and about 5 marin ... Read on »
Make your own Sushi by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating At last, I decided it was time to finally make my own sushi. I can’t believe it has taken me this long to make sushi considering my love for nori. I have been eating sushi ... Read on »
Baked Fish by Rachel R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It has been awhile since I have bought fish and being in New Zealand where I am surrounded by water, I feel that it is the appropriate place to indulge in Seafood. I recen ... Read on »