Those who know me well know that I love to go out to eat. In fact, if I could start all over again, I’d be a restaurant critic! I love the entire experience of going out to eat- the food, the service, the ambiance!
Unfortunately, we have less control over how our food is prepared when we go out to a restaurant. That makes it even more of a challenge to maintain our ideal weight and stay healthy.
The good news is that there are tips that can help you to enjoy the restaurant experience while still keeping your meal healthy. Our friend, Helen, sums it up beautifully in her article. To read it, simply click HERE.
The only thing I’d add is to skip the soup altogether and have a salad to start instead. Many soups have unhealthy ingredients and can affect your weight loss goals. Salads, on the other hand, are a healthier option provided you stick to oil and vinegar as the dressing. Even a low-fat, creamy dressing like Ranch, Russian or Blue Cheese can be loaded with sugar and should be avoided.
Again, click the link below to read Helen’s full article: