Salt Sugar Sea

DIY Sprinter Conversion Van. Fresh Organic Recipes. Travel Stories and Inspiration from the Scenic Route with Baby and Pup

Beet and Carrot confetti 

Farmers Markets, they get me every time.  The smiles on the vendors faces, the samples, tables overloaded with beautiful selections of fresh fruits and veggies, I have to fill my bags, there’s no way around it.  But with just a 50 quart ARB fridge in the van, we run out of cold room fairly quick, and I’m presented with the challenge of finding new ways to quickly use these farmers.. Read More

Lemon Gold 

A fresh explosion of citrus, with the natural sweetness of dates, Lemon Gold is the Holy Grail of sauces.  Turning boring steamed broccoli into a delicate treat, plain salad into a sensation of bursting flavor, or grilled chicken into a finger lick’n good time.  Try it over rice and green beans, steamed broccoli, roasted cherry tomatoes, tossed with pene pasta, chicken tostadas, mashed potatoes, fish tacos, a marinade for grilled.. Read More

simple cilantro parsley Pesto (V)

I make pesto a variety of ways, but this is my go-to version.  It’s simple, quick, totally vegan, and cheap too!  Traditionally pesto is made with basil and pinenuts, but can be made with any green and any nut.  I usually add a chile for spice, because everything is better with a touch of heat, but up to you, works fine without it if you prefer. I make it with.. Read More

Cucumber & Nectarine Crudité (V)

Slice it pretty, serve on a teak cutting board and voila!  Its a meal.  Vegan challenge is fully on! Ingredients Sliced Cucumbers Raw Cashews Toasted Naan Your favorite Hummus Sliced Kalamata Olives