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Crock Pot Pineapple Chicken

Here’s a quick and easy dinner recipe. Just cut up the chicken, throw it in the crock pot, add the other ingredients, and you’re good to go. It’s pretty low calorie and very filling. Make sure and use the reduced-sodium … 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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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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If at First You Don’t Succeed

I love it when a new recipe turns out perfectly, and I can snap a picture and share it with my internet friends. And although I usually share all of my successes, I rarely share the failures. Not because I’m … Continue reading

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Poached Cod and Green Beans with Pesto

An easy and healthy way to prepare cod. Ingredients 1 T olive oil 1 pound green beans, trimmed 3/4 C shallot, thinly sliced 1 1/4 pounds cod, cut into four portions 1/4 t pepper 1 1/2 C low-sodium or homemade … Continue reading

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String Bean Chicken Breast

This is a Panda Express copycat recipe; and although it’s not exactly like the restaurant version, it’s still very tasty. The first time I made it I forgot the sugar and it tasted horrible. I’m glad I gave it a … Continue reading

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Thai Chile Plum Glazed Chicken

Here’s a quick and easy summertime grilling recipe. The original recipe had fish sauce in it, but I used the hoisin to lower the sodium.

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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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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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