After arriving in Austin, I set out to explore the city while staying true to my vegan and gluten-free dietary needs. Equipped with my trusty Blendtec blender, smoothie travel bottles, and a skillet and Instpot, I was ready to prepare delicious and healthy meals on the go.
For breakfast, I whipped up a refreshing smoothie using frozen berries and pitaya, a vibrant dragon fruit. Packed with nutrients and flavor, it was the perfect way to kick-start my day. I carried some red lentils and siete almond wraps and
First Seed foods Frozen are homestyle Indian dishes: Chana Masala, Dal Makhani, Rajma Masala, Dal Tadka for a quick and nourishing lunch option.
In the evening, I dined at Sweet Greens, where I enjoyed a delectable vegan and gluten-free salad. The fresh ingredients and vibrant dressings made it a truly satisfying meal.
My culinary adventures led me to Oasis, a fantastic restaurant that offers gluten-free vegan fajitas. I opted for lettuce wraps instead of corn tortillas and indulged in guacamole and fresh salsa. The flavors were incredible, and the setting added to the overall dining experience.
Continuing my exploration, I decided to make some homemade potato patties. With my skillet and fresh produce, I cooked up a batch of crispy and flavorful patties, perfect for a quick and satiating meal.
In the afternoon, I treated myself to a delightful dessert at Gati, a local vegan and gluten-free ice cream parlor. The variety of flavors and the quality of their creations left me wanting more.
Casa De Luz village became my haven for relaxation after a long day of travel. The serene ambiance, combined with their fresh and organic vegan and gluten-free offerings, made it the ideal place to unwind and enjoy a nourishing meal and dessert.
Throughout my trip, I made sure to carry essential supplements, homeopathy remedies, and my favorite doTERRA essential oils from Puja Wellness to support my well-being. Additionally, I tracked my steps and maintained an active lifestyle using my Fitbit.
Before my departure, I packed up my belongings, including my own bedsheets, pillowcase, and travel blanket. These items added a touch of comfort and familiarity to my accommodations.
Reflecting on my journey, I realized the importance of doing thorough research ahead of time. By identifying nearby grocery stores and restaurants that catered to my dietary needs, I felt more prepared and confident in navigating my food options.
Remembering to communicate with chefs and restaurant staff about my dietary restrictions in advance proved invaluable. They were often accommodating and offered tailored options that fit my needs.
As I bid farewell to Austin, I left with fond memories of the city's vibrant vegan and gluten-free food scene. Austin had proven to be a delightful destination for travelers seeking healthy and delicious meals that cater to their dietary restrictions.
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- [First Seed Foods](https://firstseedfoods.com) - A provider of frozen, oil-free, organic, and gluten-free Indian food.
- [Puja Wellness - doTERRA Shop](https://my.doterra.com/pujaawellenss) - Explore and shop for essential oils and wellness products.
- [Casa De Luz](http://casadeluz.org) - A village offering fresh and organic vegan and gluten-free options.
- [Gati Ice Cream](http://gatiicecream.com) - A local vegan and gluten-free ice cream parlor with a variety of flavors.
- [Oasis](https://www.oasis-austin.com) - A fantastic restaurant offering gluten-free vegan fajitas and