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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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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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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 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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Go Naked at Subway for a Healthy Lunch

Subway has become a staple lunch stop for us on road trips, because they have a nice core selection of healthy sandwiches that have between 250 and 300 calories, and are somewhat reasonable in the sodium content. This however, is … Continue reading

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Wendy’s Go Wrap Misses the Mark

I have to admit I’m not a huge Wendy’s fan – mostly because of the (non) availability of their healthier menu selections. Calorie-wise their baked potato sans butter, with a tad bit of sour cream is an acceptable choice; however … Continue reading

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Egg McMuffin Makeover

Every now and again I have to eat breakfast out on the road. My preferred order is two poached eggs on one slice of dry wheat toast, but I can only get that in a sit-down restaurant. If I have … Continue reading

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Health(ier) Canadian Fast Food Choices

Whenever you travel outside of your own country, you have to acquaint yourself with some of the local fast food joints, in order to make healthier choices on the road. Even in Canada. Although there are a lot of US … Continue reading

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Healthier Choices at Freebirds World Burrito

Freebirds World Burrito is new to our town, so I decided to check them out and see what healthier options they might have. And thanks to the magic of the internet — and online nutritional information — I was able … Continue reading

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