Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Lower Sodium Teriyaki Blend

I love stir fried veggies with rice noodles in a little soy sauce. And although there’s nothing horribly wrong with the veggies and the noodles, the soy sauce is pretty high in sodium. Although 1 T of regular soy sauce … Continue reading

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Turkey and Black Bean Empanadas

Granted this recipes takes a little time, but it makes 12 empanadas, which can be frozen for a quick lunch. Charles and I team up to make them, and it goes a lot faster.

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Eating Well at Del Taco

Since it’s the last day of our road trip, I just couldn’t resist fitting in one more healthier eating fast food experience. Today’s choice was Del Taco. Although there’s certainly no shortage of these franchises in California, I’ve never had … Continue reading

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The Right Way to Buffet

Generally speaking, I try to avoid buffets whenever I’m on the road. Let’s be honest, in most cases they’re a recipe for a nutritional disaster. Today was a different story altogether though, as I was actually able to enjoy a … Continue reading

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Thumbs Up for Bueno Choice Menu

Although I don’t have a Taco Bueno in my neighborhood, I was thrilled to hear that they introduced a healthier menu earlier this year. This Bueno Choice menu contains several items with under 450 calories; along with a few that … Continue reading

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Don’t Try This at Home!!

Charles and I have had some great successes at finding healthy and tasty meals on the road.  One tactic we often use it to book a hotel with a microwave and a refrigerator, then stop at the local grocery to … Continue reading

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You’re Going Where for Lunch?

If I told you we were going to a grocery store for lunch, odds are you’d be less than thrilled. But if I told you we were going to a Whole Foods Grocery Store, that would put an entirely different … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy at IHOP

Although we eat out a lot on the road, I haven’t been in an International House of Pancakes (IHOP) for over 10 years. It’s not that I have anything against them, it’s just that I’m not a huge pancake fan. … Continue reading

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Dining at Denny’s

Generally speaking, diners are not your best choice if you’re watching your calories. That said, we ended up at Denny’s for dinner last night because of a change in travel plans. That sometimes happens when we’re on the road, so … Continue reading

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Sometimes Ya Just Gotta Punt

Even the best laid eating plans can go awry when you’re on the road. Such was the case yesterday, when we overnighted in Pensacola. From what I read, there were a number of sidewalk cafes around our B&B; but when … Continue reading

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