Category Archives: Strategies

Chipotle Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This recipe took a bit of trial and error. Originally it called for 3 T of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce and it was very, very hot. I cut back the chipotle and added in a bit of salsa to … Continue reading

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Kicking Wheat to the Curb

After being fairly happy with my Lifestyle Plan for over three years, I’ve decided to institute one major change — I’m eliminating all wheat from my diet. No, I’m not a celiac, nor am I looking at it as a … 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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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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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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Making Better Food Choices on the Road

In a perfect world, there would always be good healthy food choices available, wherever we may travel. Unfortunately that’s not always the case. Such was the case yesterday when we traveled across a Hopi reservation. The good news is, I … 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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Misleading Nutritional Information

As I was shopping in Costco the other day, I stopped to try a sample of a Better Bakery Turkey & Provolone Pretzel Melt. It was pretty good, but with some Dijon mustard I thought it would really rock. So … Continue reading

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How Girl Scout Cookie Stack Up Nutrition-Wise

It’s that time of year again – when the Girls Scouts hit the streets en masse hawking their sinfully delicious wares. Let’s face it, it’s hard to resist the neighbor girl, or even your friends daughter when they show up … Continue reading

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Strategies for Making Healthier Choices at Red Robin

Before last night, I hadn’t been to a Red Robin since I hopped on the healthy eating bandwagon. And since that’s been over 4 years now, I thought I’d take a gander at their on-line menu to see if they … Continue reading

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