Eating in Cancun – Part 1

My view for breakfast and lunch!

My view for breakfast and lunch!

Eating on vacation can be a scary thing!  You might be influenced to make poor decisions because, “hey, it’s vacation!”

On this vacation, most meals came from a buffet. There were endless options for every taste bud!

I made a point to try new things that I knew I wouldn’t get to eat at home. My favorite new fish is squid! I’ve never had a grilled squid filet, only the fried rings.

 

Here are a few things that I ate while on vacation in Cancun:

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Breakfast was spectacular! They had fresh fruit juices made in a VitaMix no less, and an impressive cereal bar.  I made my own granola with walnuts, almonds, pumpkin seeds, oats, and a splash of hot porridge.   I had to try the peanut butter and nutella spreads and some dried fruit.  I liked the banana chips.

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The mussels were fabulous!  The one with sauce was chilled (I didn’t love that).  I had to try the avocado. Turns out, that’s cream cheese on the top (didn’t love).   I loved the fish skewers with various grilled fish and veggies.

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The fresh salad bar was amazing!!

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At every meal, they served guacamole and pico de gallo. YUMMO!

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The staff was SO NICE!  Turns out, I hate flan. I casually told the server that I prefer chocolate and next thing I knew, this was in front of me.  The unexpected details really made this trip fantastic!

 

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