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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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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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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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Eating Healthy in Monterey County

Eating healthy on the road takes some discipline, and sometimes a bit of creativity; however when you’re on somebody else’s itinerary it takes a little extra effort. Such is the case many times in my travels — I have no choice … Continue reading

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Eating Well in Minneapolis

Travel presents a lot of eating challenges, especially for a travel writer. And while picnics and in-room dining are all well and good, there are just certain situations where you can’t do that. Case and point was my recent stay … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating in Las Vegas

What happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas, right? Well, not exactly. At least where calories and food choices are concerned. Let’s face it, if you belly up to that mega buffet and scarf down 4000-plus calories, you are … Continue reading

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More Road Trip Strategies

On our recent trip to Truth or Consequences, we decided to try another strategy for healthy eating on the road. Instead of shopping as we go, we decided to pack along all of our food with us. Sounds simple enough, … Continue reading

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Applebee’s Moved to Verboten List

I’ve always been happy to get any kind of nutritional information from casual dining restaurants; although I remain suspicious of restaurants that only promote their “healthy” choices as having less than a certain number of calories. I mean, let’s be … 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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Road Trip Treats

Some people think that loosing weight and eating healthy means total depravation. That’s just not the way it works with my Lifestyle Plan. Granted, we are conscious of what we eat, but if you deprive yourself totally, sooner or later … Continue reading

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