Why should we avoid palm oil?

Why should we avoid palm oil?

Palm oil is a vegetable oil derived from the reddish pulp of the palm fruit from a plant native to West and South West Africa, but also in several Asian countries such as Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Indonesia (Sumatra). It is use worldwide in foods such as chips, cakes, peanut butter and Oreos, because it [...]

Distrito Vegano

Distrito Vegano

Distrito Vegano is a truly hidden gem in the colorful streets of Mérida and what started with a recipe development for a carrot dog ended in a 100% plant based food truck serving some of the most delicious vegan food I have tried yet. Nik and Mike, a Mexi-American couple owns Distrito Vegano and while [...]

The Pitted Date

The Pitted Date

I wanted to avoid Playa del Carmen on my Mexico trip as I've heard that it is too touristy and the beaches are not as beautiful as in Tulum, but as soon as I heard about The Pitted Date, I jumped into a collectivo (local form of bus transportation) and headed to Playa from Tulum. [...]