Author Archives: Candy B. Harrington

Coming to a Menu Near You — Calorie Counts

Although many fast food restaurants already list calorie counts on their menu boards, soon it will be a requirement for all chain restaurants that have 20 or more locations. That’s good news for those of us who want to watch … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Pineapple Chicken

Here’s a quick and easy dinner recipe. Just cut up the chicken, throw it in the crock pot, add the other ingredients, and you’re good to go. It’s pretty low calorie and very filling. Make sure and use the reduced-sodium … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Dining in Zephyr Cove

Sometimes you have to be creative on the road when you are dodging the gluten, so I have taken to ordering my sandwiches without the bread. This has lead to more than few quizzical looks from servers, but it’s one … Continue reading

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Reno Whole Foods is a Winner

I’ve been to a number of Whole Foods in my travels, and to be honest some are better than others. I’ve never actually been to one that I’ve hated, but some just have better lunch selections. And then there are … Continue reading

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If at First You Don’t Succeed

I love it when a new recipe turns out perfectly, and I can snap a picture and share it with my internet friends. And although I usually share all of my successes, I rarely share the failures. Not because I’m … Continue reading

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Genghis Grill Added to Healthy List

I’d been wanting to try Genghis Grill for quite some time; however they don’t seem to have any restaurants near us. So I was thrilled to discover that they had one in Reno, as that’s a frequent lunch stop for … Continue reading

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Great Gluten-Free Pizza in Reno

It’s not often that I rave about gluten-free pizza (other than my own creations); but a recent visit to Reno left me wowed by the wheat-free pie at a local pizza joint. Located just a few blocks from Virginia Street, … Continue reading

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Poached Cod and Green Beans with Pesto

An easy and healthy way to prepare cod. Ingredients 1 T olive oil 1 pound green beans, trimmed 3/4 C shallot, thinly sliced 1 1/4 pounds cod, cut into four portions 1/4 t pepper 1 1/2 C low-sodium or homemade … Continue reading

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String Bean Chicken Breast

This is a Panda Express copycat recipe; and although it’s not exactly like the restaurant version, it’s still very tasty. The first time I made it I forgot the sugar and it tasted horrible. I’m glad I gave it a … Continue reading

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Thai Chile Plum Glazed Chicken

Here’s a quick and easy summertime grilling recipe. The original recipe had fish sauce in it, but I used the hoisin to lower the sodium.

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