Tijuana Verde

Life on the border may sound strange to some people, but it's very normal for me and my family. Going from San Diego to Tijuana  and back is something I've been doing my whole life. My parents grew up there, my dad works there, I have a lot of family there, it's somewhat of a … Continue reading Tijuana Verde

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Zero Waste Homemade Pinto Beans and Whole Wheat Flour Tortillas

  Pinto beans and tortillas have always been a staple at my parent's home, just like most Mexican families. It'd be really hard to live without them so it's super nice they can both be made zero waste! Pinto Beans are a low-fat legume rich in iron and protein. Today I learned one cup of boiled … Continue reading Zero Waste Homemade Pinto Beans and Whole Wheat Flour Tortillas

10 Reasons Why I Fell in Love with Bali Eco Stay

Last month we escaped the crowded streets and beaches of southern Bali and made our way up the central mountains to a magical place among rice terraces and coconut groves. As an "eco traveler" we'd stayed in sustainable farms, small family owned guesthouses, and even camped in national parks, but we hadn't stayed at a real … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why I Fell in Love with Bali Eco Stay