Category Archives: Restaurants

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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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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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 the Grand Canyon

To be honest, most national parks are not known for their healthy eating choices, as the concessionaires tend to offer a menu of high-fat, low-taste, sodium-filled options. And although you can certainly find calorie-laden options at the Grand Canyon National … 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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Eating Gluten-Free in Taos

Admittedly, Charles and I have some favorite road trip restaurants. These places usually have some sentimental value, as we’ve been going to them for years and years. Such is the case with Taos Pizza Outback. It’s just a funky little … Continue reading

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