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Costa Rican typical breakfast

Gallo Pinto: Recipe & History of Costa Rica’s Traditional Beans & Rice Breakfast

Gallo Pinto is a simple and classic breakfast consisting of rice, beans, and Salsa Lizano (another Tico must-try). What is Gallo Pinto? The national dish of Costa Rica, Gallo Pinto manages to pack loads of flavor into a fairly simple set of ingredients. The typical Gallo Pinto is also served with eggs, platanos maduros, natilla…
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Maya Paz of Bodhi Surf + Yoga

The Making of Maya’s Vegetarian Cookbook for Kids

One of our youngest team members here at Bodhi Surf + Yoga, Maya Paz (the eldest daughter of co-founders Pilar and Travis) made a vegetarian cookbook for kids as a homeschooling project. Here at Bodhi Surf + Yoga, all of us — young and old — are food lovers. Assisted by Sheridan, our in-house Canva…
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Delicious, tropical fruits

A Guide for Subbing Local Produce for Tropical Fruits in Costa Rican Recipes

There’s nothing quite like slicing into a ripe papaya in the tropics. If you catch it at the right time, just at the peak of sweetness, it is like nature’s candy. We hear guests saying all the time that they never thought they liked this tropical fruit or that, but when they tried it here,…
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Simple homemade bread recipe

Quarantine Cooking: Basic Recipes to Master While You Stay Home

With stay-at-home orders in place throughout communities around the world and many restaurants and cafes closed, quarantine has drastically narrowed down people’s abilities to explore. There is, however, one place that is always open and always exciting — our kitchens! One positive thing coming out of this period of chaos is that people are stepping…
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Food Systems Respond to Covid-19

Reflections on our Global Food System in the Covid-19 Era

One of the many takeaways from the global Covid-19 pandemic will be how our current food system has failed us. The jarring images of empty grocery store shelves and videos of fistfights in the aisles will take their spot in the history books. Yet hopefully, we will remember this as the moment things changed for…
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Costa Rican recipes

Costa Rican Recipes: Classic Dishes in Every Tico Kitchen

It’s no secret people travel to Costa Rica for the pristine beaches, the amazing wildlife, and the lush jungles. However, Costa Rican food doesn’t get nearly the amount of recognition it deserves. Costa Rican food is the fuel behind all those adventures and the flavor of the place that is on so many peoples bucket…
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The Bodhi Cookbook Cover

The Bodhi Cookbook: Costa Rican Recipes, Guest Favorites, and More!

Today is a momentous occasion. Today is the day that, after at least five years of being in the works, the curtain opens on “The Bodhi Cookbook.” This was a project that was on my “to-do list” — a terrifying document indeed — for many years. Despite being an idea that seemed to have a…
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Fresh fruit in Costa Rica

Costa Rican Food: Eat Local to Fuel Your Active Vacation

From patacones to chiliguaro shots, eating (and drinking!) local Costa Rican Food makes your experience that much more memorable. In our globalized world, nearly every cuisine and food product is available to us at any season and anywhere we want it. At Bodhi Surf + Yoga, we choose to slow it down and eat the…
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What is a yoga diet?

Do I Have to Change My Diet to Do Yoga?

Yoga is for everyone. Yoga is for people who are vegan, gluten-free, paleo dieters, sugar addicts, omnivores, and any other diet you can think of. Yet if this is the case, why is there all this buzz around abstaining from certain types of food as a yoga practitioner? This blog will give you more information…
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Eating right for you and the planet

Eating Healthy For Our Bodies and the Environment

Last time, we discussed how you can be responsible consumers both at home and on vacation by educating ourselves and navigating the problem of “greenwashing”. Today, we’re talking about what many of us may have on our mind at this very moment — food! We also hope that the 2018 Ocean Guardian Contest is never…
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