As some of you know, I spent a few weeks of winter break in the beautiful Costa Rica.
In many pictures and not-as-many words, here are some of the delightful meals and snacks I got to enjoy while I was there.
In an attempt to be frugal, I did not eat out much while there. However, sometimes I just can't pass up a chance to try veg-friendly cuisine abroad. Here are the spots I did dine, in case you are curious:
Vishnu in San Jose
|Salad topped with soy cakes|
Cafe Organico in Montezuma
|Vegan gelato- avocado (on top) and chocolate mint (underneath)|
El Sano Banano in Montezuma
**unpictured- Pesto Veggie Pizza on GF Yucca Crust**
Honestly, another reason why I was hesitant to dine out very much was because I was paying for meals at the ranch that were 100 times better AND fresher.
|Green juice + oats with homemade jam and PB|
|Oats + fruit, GF pancakes + papaya/chia/black bean pudding|
|Veggie patties, patacones, papaya noodle salad, mango sauce|
|Fresh-brewed water kefir (infused with passionfruit)|
|Hand-rolled spring rolls, hummus-filled collard wraps, brown rice & miso soup (to the right)|
|Top: rice/greens/flax cracker salad, bottom: lentil falafel|
|Curry fried rice, black beans, platanos, all over katuk salad|
|L-R: GF empanada, cuadrado ball, potato mash, falafel, balsamic kiwi chutney, rice tabbouleh salad, black bean dip, guac, hummus, olive tapenade, toasted corn tortilla|
A sampling of this:
The wonderful goodbye spread for my travel partner and I.
It was a sad sight to leave.
But I am already thinking about a return trip!
Have you been to Costa Rica? Do you have any favorite food memories to share?