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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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Firecracker Chicken

This is a quick and easy recipe that Charles adapted a bit to cut-back on the calories. I serve it with some white rice and veggies. The sodium is higher than I usually like, but it’s all from the Frank’s … 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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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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Cajun Shrimp with Chipotle

This is a great appetizer — very quick and easy to make. I think next time I’ll mix up some light mayonnaise with a little bit of chipotle powder for a dipping sauce. I‘ve also tried it as an entree … Continue reading

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El Pollo Loco Chicken

I just love El Pollo Loco chicken, so I was thrilled when I found this recipe. I just mix up the marinade and put it in a Ziploc bag overnight, and turn it every now and then to make sure … Continue reading

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Honey Sriracha Glazed Chicken

OK, I know it’s no grilling season for some of you yet, but what can I say? I’m from California and we have grilling season 365 days of the year. This is a super simple recipe, that’s low-calorie and pretty … Continue reading

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