Bring snacks: carrots, celery, broccoli, grapes, berries, apples, wheat crackers, hummus, low fat cheese. If you have to eat out, split a meal, or get a sandwich and salad and share with someone else. Always ask for dressing on the side.
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We all know that when traveling it can be a bear eating healthy - or eating as healthy as you can.
We've been on vacation for the past 10 days & I've been surprised by the restaurants that have changed their menu to attract the nutrition conscious.
One restaurant that totally surprised me was IHOP. Yes, IHOP. Home of the 2500 calorie breakfast and other unhealthy road blocks. First they have a separate menu section for those of us who are trying to eat healthy. Then, they will work to
de-fat and de-sugar other items. They now carry Sugar Free syrup! I found a Spinach, mushroom & Tomato omelet (made with egg substitute) and a side dish of fruit that totaled just 330 calories. Standard prep called for Swiss chess, but I axed the cheese for less calories & fat. TASTED GREAT!
Cut out all whites from my diet. Example replaced white flour with almond or coconut flour. No white rice , bread. Organic cheese, milk, fruits and meats. No cold cereal only steel cut oats. No can soup,vegetables or fruit. I feel great and have lost 45 pounds in 5 months. I'm never hungry.
healthy eating, healthy life style, weight loss
Eating healthy when traveling can really be a challenge. It is so easy to order off the menu and make a bad choice or tell yourself "what the heck.. I deserve a treat ". I have found that most restaurants will make omelettes with whites only and will substitute sliced tomatoes or fruit instead of hash browns or potatoes. Makes for a healthy filling meal on the road.
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