A Backpacker’s Guide to Healthy Eating: Recipe Edition

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As promised, I’d like to share with you some tips and tricks for feeding yourself with minimal resources while on the road. Making do with poorly equipped kitchens and poorly stocked supermarkets was tough at first, but I’d like to think that we can now put the “hostel dining” notch on our respective culinary belts.

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A Backpacker’s Guide to Healthy Eating: Volume 1

As many of you are aware, Conor and I spent the better part of the last two months backpacking through the UK and Europe. I had grand designs of updating the blog as we went along, but without access to a computer (and ending every day exhausted), those fell through pretty quickly. So I apologize for the extended, though not entirely unexpected, hiatus.

If you are anything like me – that is, have an incredibly sensitive digestive system, thanks to IBS and all the rest – travelling is tough. I mean really tough. From the moment we landed in Dublin, my digestive system decided it was on holiday too, and I bloated up like a balloon. It seemed like no matter how much effort I put into getting my daily dose of greens (and in the UK, it does seem to take a lot of effort), I remained uncomfortable, to say the least. I made sure to bring along my digestive enzymes and a good probiotic, but nothing seemed to help. But that is my travel reality, and is hopefully something the rest of you will not have to face.

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