THANKS SO, much for Dorleen for getting to the potluck location�OVER TWO HOURS early.�� Thanks to her, she was able to find a last minute replacement location.
Thank you Janet T. for letting us use your lovely organic garden as a potluck place.�� Thanks Chris Vernon for giving me over 3 great tips on other places to have potlucks.� Yes, maybe someday we can have a raw picnic at Dolores Park!
And John Kohler, our speaker for giving us a great informative, LIVELY and FUNNY talking of his RAW TRAVELS.
Enclosed are his original notes/outline of his talk.� I will enclosed in a day my notes to his talk which might make his notes more clear.
Don't forget, below are valuable sites for any of the your Living Foods needs.� John Kohler�has�a good honest business.� He can give recommendations on what are the best products for RAW foods.�� He will know which blenders WILL NOT break while making RAW foods.� My friend Moses broke a blender when he had a Living Foods cooking party.
Here's the outline
John is also available for personal consultations.� If you just have questions on his lecture, please ask fellow members who attended his lecture (30 people)
Staying Raw while Traveling: John�s Secrets
By John Kohler (sales@...
I.��������������� Introduction � My travel experience � Iceland, Cyprus,Europe, Canada, Fiji, Costa Rica, Inside the US
II.������������� Reality Change
A.��� Mindset is most important item to change when traveling � have a reason to eat raw
1.���� Eating out means eating out wild foods, off fruit trees, farmers markets, health food stores, and last but not least supermarkets..
a.���� At supermarkets- what I eat.. Green House Grown, Avos, Tropical Fruits..
b.���� Scope out Bakery- not for cakes, but cake holders.
2.���� Eating at Restaurants are a last choice (Unless raw restaurant is in town)� Tips�
a.���� Substitution Principle / Deletion Priciple
b.���� �My doctor Says�
c.���� Salad Bars? Mexican Restaurants?
3. Plan Ahead � Research on Internet Farmers Markets, Health Food Stores and Supermarkets before leaving.
III.����������� Appliances and Gadgets to make travel easier
1.���� When and what to bring? (How long stay, how far away?)
1.���� Thermoelectric Cooler 40 qt from Wal-Mart or Costco (also come smaller) � 24 qt
2.���� Blender � Full Size or Small � Tribest Personal Blender, GSI Hand Crank
3.���� Juicer � Hand Crank Portable or Electric Full Size.� Can operate off inverter from car
4.���� Food Saver � to prepack items at home to bring on trip- saves space, lasts longer.
1.���� Folding Cutting Boards � or Wooden ones
2.���� Knives � Wooden or Plastic.� Metal or Ceramic?
3.���� Spoons and Forks � Wooden, Plastic or Metal
4.���� Spiral Slicer � Create Angel Hair Pasta from Veggies. Small and Light
5.���� Small Cooler, Hard Plastic Containers- don�t smash the fruit!
IV.����������� Easy Travel Recipes � Fruit is the easiest of them all, or the no recipe!
A.��� Easy Salad � Dip Lettuce or other veggies in Salsa or Guacamole
B.��� Nori Wraps-� Travel with Nori sheets and� dulse flakes , scoop on ripe avocado, sprouts, and sprinkle with dulse flakes.
C.��� Pre Shaved Young Coconuts for water or juicy fruits- watermelon oranges, or non sweet.
D.��� Blended Smoothies, Salads, Etc
V.������������� Travel Tips
A.��� Airline Travel���
1.���� To �smuggle� or not to smuggle. How to smuggle.��
2.���� Get in another line if you are rejected..��
3.���� Doctors Note might work
4.���� Have an open plate with food on the plate (get one from local food vendor)
5.���� Ask TSA to hand check (rarely will work)
6.���� Remember: Extra small carry on with food for meal
7.���� What to bring: Green Food Powders, Juicy fruits or dried/condensed foods?
8.���� Ordering a Meal? Some airlines have �fruit plates�, or order the vegetarian (no dairy). Some have raw meals (foreign airlines only)
9.���� Fast or eat when you get there?
B.��� Hotel Stays
1.���� Stay at a �suite� hotel, with full size fridge, fully stocked. Homestead, Candlewood, etc
2.���� Ask for a room with a fridge or bring your own!
C.��� Travel by Car or Boat?
1.���� Bring the Thermoelectric Cooler (don�t forget ac adapter)
2.���� High Power Inverter.� Minimum 400 watts.
D.��� Around town?
1.���� Always have utensil set and napkins in car, maybe some dried fruit/nuts, water?
2.���� Have utensil set and napkins in backpack, maybe some dried fruit/nuts, water?
VI.����������� Close � and other suggestions
A. Other items to travel with to stay on the lifestyle
1.���� Shower filter and wrench
2.���� Air Tube RF3 headset and external antenna.
Now that you know some tips on staying raw while traveling, here is a SPECIAL BONUS SECTION to save $$$.� Here are some of my favorite web sites for finding the lowest prices:
Other good travel related web sites:
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Bidding for your Travel Needs:
q����� WWW.PRICELINE.COM� is a great way to save money if you do it right.� Check out� WWW.BIDDINGFORTRAVEL.COMbefore bidding on priceline to find out what others have bid and for bidding strategies.� I mainly use priceline for Rental Cars and Hotels.
These websites will search multiple web sites and display a list of all the prices of air, hotel or rental cars
Rental Cars discount coupons
I also like save on package deals including air and hotels.� I have used:
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