Category Archives: On the Road

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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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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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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Lake Yellowstone Hotel Offers Healthy Dining Options

Although national parks aren’t generally known for their healthy eating choices, the Lake Yellowstone Hotel Dining Room is definitely the exception. Not only do they have gluten-free items on their menu, but they also include nutritional information for some entrees. … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy in a Diner

What do you think of when you hear the word “diner”? For me, the word evokes images of greasy food, huge portions and lots of fat-laden dishes. And in truth, that’s what many diners are; however there is one diner … Continue reading

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Mixed Offers Tasty Low-Calorie Meals

Being on the road and eating healthy is difficult at times; which is why I was thrilled to discover Mixed, located just down the street from my Sioux Falls hotel. I had never heard of this salad-based chain before, but … Continue reading

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Eating Well in a Yurt

For the past few nights we have been staying in an accessible yurt in Ridgway State Park in Colorado. It’s very comfortable, and it allows us to do some healthy cooking on the road. We made a menu before we … Continue reading

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Mountain House on the Road

One of the best ways to reign in calories on the road is to dodge the fast food joints, and instead pack along a picnic lunch and stop at parks and rest stops along your route. And although this is … Continue reading

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Finally, a Truly Healthy Menu

In this day of super-sized meals, calorie-laden sauces and fried everything, I’m thrilled to hear about restaurants that make an extra effort to reign in the calories and offer some healthy choices. So I did a big happy dance this … Continue reading

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