I know it sounds hokey, but ever since I met my husband at a Cracker Barrel, the restaurant has held a special place in my heart. But, getting foods that didn’t clog up my arteries were another matter. Well, today, Cracker Barrel announced their new Wholesome Fixin’s menu. Taking up a full page on the […]
It’s a lot easier to watch the calories when dining out…than it is to limit your sodium intake. This article in the Wall Street Journal covers where the salt is…and how to limit your intake when dining out. My favorite tip (which I also discuss in my book, Eat Out Healthy), is to call the restaurant […]
Parents magazine asked Dr. Jo to dig into top chain-restaurant menus and come up with menu options that are tasty without being too high in calories and fat. Find out the best choices for the whole family including…. Applebee’s, Cheesecake Factory, Chili’s, Cosi, Olive Garden, Outback, Red Robin’s, TGIFriday’s, and Uno’s. Read the full article […]
Healthier fast food isn’t just salad or a grilled chicken sandwich. “Not only is fast food healthier, there are many more good-for-you tasty choices,” says Dr. Lichten, RD, author of Eat Out Healthy. Read this article from Health magazine.
I love healthful foods…and I love fries. And, I believe it’s possible to have balance by enjoying both – at the same time. So, I have to say I was impressed when I found out that, earlier this year, McDonalds has decided that kids (and their parents) don’t have to choose between the two. Why not have both? Direct from their […]