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15 Homemade Meals You Can Carry on the Airplane Recipe Roundup Are you traveling this summer? Taking a jet plane to faraway places? Nourishment often collapses as you step onto the jet bridge; food onboard is expensive and rarely worth eating, and airports offer their own torturous temptations of buttery Auntie Anne's pretzels and overpriced beer. But a day spent in Air World doesn't have to be an undernourished one. The New York Times offered some tips today for packing your own picnic for plane travel, and inspired by their ideas, here are a few specific recipes that will make it through security and onto the plane with you.

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Mushroom Melts with Mustard Aioli What if I told you that this was the best thing I’ve eaten in weeks? I mean, I know I’m dramatic and all and according to some people, use the term “the best” way too loosely. And I’ve eaten many things over the course of the last few weeks, including but not limited to my fair share of burgers, multiple sushi rolls, pizzas upon pizzas and wine. I think I had wine for dinner one night, actually. Steering a tricky course: is rapid development destroying the Keralan way of life? I'm lying on my back. It's night and a tropical rain shower is pattering gently on the thatched coconut leaves. Lovely. But there is something else too: a skittering and rustling sound.

Caramelized Chicken with Jalapeno Cream Want to know how to make one heck of a delicious chicken dish? Good. Because I was going to tell you anyway. First up. Tips for eating healthier while traveling for work Traveling for work has some nice perks, but weight loss isn’t one of them. Whether you’re rushing to eat between meetings, can’t find a healthy choice when it’s mealtime, or you’re faced with the high-fat options at the hotel’s complimentary breakfast buffet – you probably eat more food and pick less healthy choices while on the road. “It's hard not to just grab whatever food you see , like the instant gratification comfort food when you are exhausted from the travel and working crazy hours,” said Karen Faistl, an event coordinator., a wellness campaign created by The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, offered some great tips for dealing with tough food choices while traveling.

Healthy & Frugal Travel Meals Photo credit This post is brought to you by Passionate Homemaking’s monthly contributor, Michele Augur. Amy asked: “My children are older (11,13,14,15), but many tips will apply to all ages. We are heading out on a 16 day summer road trip in August. Fragrant Nature is an exclusive luxury 4 star resorts lakeside hotels in Kerala offering yoga, massage, Ayurveda Spa is in an idyllic location on the Kerala Backwaters near Varkala and Kollam Undoubtedly it’s India’s budget beachside bamboo huts and the (delicious every time) 10p roadside chais which largely account for its charm; but not everyone travelling India is staying on a shoestring, and for those Fragrant Nature Retreat, Kollam (Kerala) is well worth checking into. With second and third sites opening in the stylish Fort Kochi and jungle-deep Munnar in January 2016; Fragrant Nature Retreat is a secluded haven, peacefully overlooking Kerala’s famed backwaters, offering its guests respite in the form of sunrise yoga, Ayeuverdic care, swimming pool, gym, incredible food, riverside bar, restaurant, peddle boats (the best being in the form of a giant swan), and unrivalled sunset views of fishermen towing that day’s catch. At Fragrant Nature I felt the squeakiest clean and most refreshed I’ve felt in months – but the retreat is so much more than that… Each of the staff at Fragrant Nature are exceptional.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Healthy Travel Food Whether you're planning a trip by plane, train, or automobile, you'll most likely face the challenge of feeding yourself during what can be a very long day. If you need to get to the airport two hours before takeoff and are flying internationally or cross-country, you could be looking at a 12-hour travel day. And increasingly, air travelers must fend for themselves, as many airlines are cutting back on the traditional in-flight meals or offering "buy on board" meals instead. Travelers basically have two food options: BYOG (bring your own grub), or buy meals or snacks on the way -- on board, at the airport or station, or on the road.