I Ate Here: Sea Porch at Don CeSar, St. Pete Beach, Florida

The Don Cesar on St. Pete Beach | In Johnna's Kitchen

On a magical stretch of beach along Florida’s Gulf Coast  sits a beautiful pink castle, rising from the sand as if it were a mirage.  Majestic ten-story stone walls of cotton candy pink with white trim stand tall above the white powder sand. Inviting beach cabanas lure guests to the waterfront to watch dolphins play,… 

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I Ate Here: Local Flavor Cafe, Eureka Springs, Arkansas

stuffed portabello local flavor

One of my favorite parts of the country for viewing the beautiful autumn leaves is Northwest Arkansas.  I also enjoy driving the narrow, twisting roads, shopping in the cute boutiques and antique shops.  Oh, and eating.  I love eating there! Because it’s not always rainbows and unicorns over here in plant-based, gluten-free land, I’m going… 

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I Ate Here: Palm Court Italian Grill, St. Pete Beach, Florida

palm court bruschetta

I have a short list of truly incredible, memorable meals I’ve enjoyed out.  Some of the meals were at bucket list restaurants, some were at tiny neighborhood cafes, some were in gorgeous travel locales.  Three things always come together to create those experiences: good company, great service and amazing food.  My dinner at Palm Court… 

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I Vacay’d Here: TradeWinds Resort, St. Pete Beach, Florida

sunset cocktail at saltys

In addition to my I Ate Here and I Shopped Here series, I’m adding I Vacay’d Here.  I work super hard so I can play super hard and want to share more of my travels with you.  I hear often, “It’s such a hassle to travel gluten-free.”  I want to share with you how very… 

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Twelve Days of Adventures #12, Being of Service

Me and My Favorite Fella at Cafe Gratitude KC, Thanksgiving 2012

In 2012, instead of a 52 project, I did a 40+12 project, 40 Days of 40 Favorite Things for my 40th birthday plus 12 Adventures.  This post is one such adventure.  While it does not  include a gluten-free or healthy recipe, it is part of my healthy approach to life lived well.  I hope you’ll… 

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