TRAVEL recipes:

Travel Recipes |

To prepare our favorite travel food on the road, we need to bring along our favorite travel recipes. I adore fresh ingredients and pretty presentation, but I don’t really enjoy cooking (so I like food prep to be quick and simple). Below are the easy recipes we rely on to save precious time and tummies. XO



filtered + purified

with fresh cucumber slices

or berries

Hibiscus Tea

with fresh ginger slices

and matcha powder

(plus a straw)

Matcha Tea

with 15 fenugreek seeds

or 7 saffron ribbons



whole grains, ground flax, seeds, nuts, berries, ceylon cinnamon, and pure plant milk

Whole Fruit

sliced apple, kiwi, mango, peach, or pear


greens lightly sauteed in water and vinegar


“BLT” Sandwich

“BLT” spread (listed below) on

whole grain bread with lettuce and tomatoes

Cheeky Chickpea Salad

chickpeas, large diced cucumber, small diced red onion, lime juice

Mediterranean Bean Salad

kidney, cannellini, and garbanzo beans mixed with

Kalamata olives, parsley, garlic, red onion, and red wine vinegar

Picnic Potato Salad

boiled red potatoes tossed with celery, green onion, parsley, black olives,

mixed with fresh dill/pickle relish, Dijon mustard, and pepper

or with cashew mayo (listed below)

Tangy "Tuna" Salad

mashed chickpeas tossed with celery, sweet tangy apple, fresh dill/roasted nori flakes, lemon juice

mixed with cashew mayo (listed below)

Warm Potato Salad

boiled baby potatoes, sliced, sprinkled with dill and mixed with

sauteed crimini mushroom, red onion, garlic, turmeric, then poured over

bed of greens sauteed in water and white wine vinegar

drizzled with honey mustard dressing (listed below)


Fresh Wrap

fresh lettuce, mixed greens, sprouts, slivered cucumber, shredded carrot, thinly sliced red onions, and avocado slices

wrapped and dunked in chilled Dill Dip Dressing (listed below)

Veggie "Fish" Tacos

warmed corn tortilla topped with black beans, sliced green onion, cilantro

(optional: sauteed oyster mushrooms, cabbage, roasted nori flakes, or avocado)

topped with diced mango and pear in squeezed orange and lime

Sweet Tortilla

warmed corn tortilla, beans, and sweet corn

layered with sauteed onions, mushrooms, and spinach

topped with cilantro and avocado/guacamole

drizzled in lime juice

Sauteed Wrap

sauteed sweet onion, mushrooms, sweet potato, zucchini, and spinach

wrapped up with a spread of one’s choice (listed below)


Mushroom Stew

baby potatoes, veggie broth, bayleaf, crimini mushrooms, portobello mushrooms,

onions, carrots, celery, peas, garlic, oregano, parsley, thyme, pepper



sliced or smashed

Balsamic / Vinegar


Berried Vinaigrette

blended berries, water, balsamic, plus green onion and/or maple syrup

“BLT” Spread

cup of soaked cashews (I used to sprinkle in sea salt)

blended with just enough water to do so,

lightly blend in a handful of delicate spinach leaves (no stems),

and juice of 1 lemon

Cashew Gravy

soaked cashews, veggie stock, caramelized yellow onion, arrowroot, rosemary, black and white pepper

Cashew Mayo

blended cashews, water, lemon juice, vinegar, mustard, garlic, paprika

Dill Dip Dressing

blend cashews,1.5 T red onion, 3 T lemon juice, 1 T distilled white vinegar, then fold in dill + chill

(if cannot use cashews, use 1/2 package firm tofu)

“Honey” Mustard

blended vinegar, water, mustard, maple syrup, and possibly turmeric/paprika

Hummus / Baba Ganoush

spread or dipped

Lemon Tahini

blended tahini, water, garlic, lemon juice, and possibly maple syrup


“Chips” and Dip

sliced cucumber (or veggie of choice) dipped in chilled Dill Dip Dressing (listed above)

Baby Carrots + Hummus

dipping baby carrots in hummus is one of the most unexpectedly satisfying snacks

(that can easily turn into a meal)

Raw Vegan “BLT”

“BLT” spread (listed above) dolloped

atop lettuce and a tomato round

Mango Salsa + Chips

garlic, 1 mango,1 bunch green onions, 1 bunch cilantro, juice from 1/2 lemon, juice from 1/2 lime

scoop up with baked tortilla chips (corn tortillas brushed with vinegar/lime, quartered, baked)

Peach Salsa + Chips

4 cloves garlic, 1 small red onion, 4 large peaches, 1 bunch green onions, 2 bunch cilantro, lemon juice, lime juice

scoop up with baked tortilla chips (corn tortillas brushed with vinegar/lime, quartered, baked)

Berried Greens

baby greens, microgreens, and sprouts drizzled with Berried Vinaigrette (listed above)

Nori Greens

roasted nori seaweed sheets (no oil)

(satisfying when craving a salty or sweet snack)

Cinnamon Apples or Pears

apple or pear steamed with lime juice and cinnamon

served alone or on whole grain toast

Warmed Berries

sliced berries, warmed in the sun

om: a mantra...used in contemplation...

venture: to go somewhere that is unknown...