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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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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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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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Eating Healthy at a B&B

Eating healthy at a B&B can definitely be a challenge. To be honest, it all depends on the attitude of the innkeeper. And although there is little you can do when you run into a “Breakfast Nazi” innkeeper, you can … Continue reading

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Camper Van Menu

It’s been an interesting week in our camper van, but to be honest I’m ready to head home and sleep in my own bed. That said, we did excellent food-wise on this holiday, mostly because we planned ahead. Just like … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Cod, Campground Style

While trying to come up with simple recipes for the camper van trip, we had to also take into consideration what products would be available locally. To that end we decided to do a simple but fun grilled fish recipe. … Continue reading

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In-Room Dining

There are a lot of different strategies I use when I’m on the road, in order to stick to my Lifestyle Plan. Sometimes I pack along a healthy picnic lunch, sometimes I seek out chain restaurants that have lower-calorie menu … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting the Healthy Way

There are a number of culinary challenges on any given trip; however some itineraries present more challenges than others. Take a trip through wine country for example. In most cases the whole reason for the trip is to sample some … Continue reading

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Low Calorie Birthday Picnic

I decided to take a few days off and head over to the Northern California Coast for my birthday last week. I wanted to get away, but of course didn’t necessarily want the high-calorie and high-sodium food that sometimes goes … Continue reading

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