Smoothies are one of my go-to breakfasts anytime – they only require a few ingredients and are so fast to make. So when I started touring with Newsies, I knew smoothies would be great on the road as well. Read More
Trader Joe’s has a major cult following and I’m definitely one of them. I became a fan of them in college due to their cheap prices BUT it has also come in handy on the road where I can stock up on frozen foods to heat up in my hotel room. I have been known to arrive in a new city and head to Trader Joe’s right away. Here are some of my faves: Read More
Sure you can pick up a cupcake nearby but what if you have a serious craving for a homemade Rice Krispie treat or you have specific dietary restrictions and going to a bakery isn’t so easy? I tested (and I mean tested A LOT) of mug cake & desserts recipes you can make in your hotel room. Turns out that most of those recipes DON’T work or contain thousands of ingredients that don’t make it travel friendly. Here are my faves: Read More
Yes, I travel cooking supplies on the road. If you’ve read my Hotel Cooking 101, you can tell I love to make breakfast in my room. But I’ve made other meals as well and these are my standards: Read More
It’s fairly often that I’ll check in to a hotel without a microwave and sometimes even a fridge. But I’ve found a way to still make breakfast in my room and that’s through the no cook overnight oats. Here are my tips: Read More
Recently, on a coffee stop before work, my coworker asked why I wasn’t grabbing breakfast. I replied that I had already had my avocado toast with sunnyside eggs for the day. “HOW?!” she asked. We were currently staying at a Fairfield Inn where the only “kitchen” we had was a mini fridge and microwave.
I’ve toured with Newsies for 2 years, living primarily in hotels sans kitchens. I found that not only does making my own breakfast save me money, it also keeps me healthier. Not to mention that I’m also hypoglycemic and slightly afraid to venture out without anything in my stomach.
So here’s how I do it. All you need is a a microwave, fridge, and microwaveable container (mug or Tupperware). If your room doesn’t have a mug or microwave, you can usually find these in the breakfast area or ask the front desk. Read More