Danielle Gaffen

Mexican Food You Can Feel Good About at Casa Guadalajara

Feeling good Mexican food isn’t a dream.  With dietitian-recommended menu choices, Mexican food that supports your health goals is the best kind of reality at Casa Guadalajara in the heart of San Diego.  Ditch the guilt and get some friends together to enjoy the fresh flavors of authentic Mexican food on the festive patio of …

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Is there any food I shouldn’t order if I have high cholesterol?

A heart-healthy diet contains whole grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy, and lean protein and limits foods that are high in fat (especially saturated and trans) and sodium. While all foods can fit (in the right size portions) into a heart-healthy diet, some sides are better options than others.  When it comes to potatoes, French fries and …

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Pecan Waffle Recipe

The Banana Pecan Pancake Breakfast at Denny’s is just one of the many dietitian-recommended menu choices that makes our mouths water!  With glazed pecans cooked into wheat pancakes and fresh banana slices, not to mention the egg whites and turkey bacon served on the side, the Banana Pecan Pancake Breakfast is hard to resist.  Although it’s easy …

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The Top Choice is…Veggie Sandwich at California Pizza Kitchen

Dietitian menu choices at California Pizza Kitchen California Pizza Kitchen may be known for their innovative pizzas but that doesn’t mean that’s all you can order at the iconic restaurant.  Today’s featured choice, the Grilled Veggie Sandwich on Parmesan Herb Ciabatta is a beautiful example of California Pizza Kitchen’s revitalized restaurants. The Grilled Veggie Sandwich on Parmesan …

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The Top Choice is… Vegetable Pizza at Seasons Pizza

Don’t make the mistake of cutting pizza out of your healthy diet!  Today’s featured choice, the Whole Wheat Vegetable Pizza at Seasons Pizza is just one of the healthier pizza choices our dietitians recommend.  Two slices of this tempting pie can be a tasty choice for your healthy lifestyle.  Topped with black olives, broccoli, garlic, …

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The Top Choice is… Two Grilled Regal Springs® Tilapia Taco Plate at Rubio’s

Dietitian recommended menu choices at Rubio’s Who says you can’t eat tacos as part of a healthy lifestyle? The Rubio’s Coastal Grill Two Grilled Regal Springs® Tilapia Taco Plate proves just how good healthy tacos can be! With a mantra of “lighter, brighter and fresher,” and a long list of dietitian-recommended menu choices like this, it’s not …

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The Top Choice is… Tuna Salad and Cheese Sandwich at Sub Station II

Today’s top choice is the Regular Tuna Salad & Cheese Sandwich at Sub Station II. Tuna salad, provolone cheese, crisp lettuce, juicy tomato and tangy onions are piled high on a soft sub roll. Tuna is a great option for lean protein during the week. Health experts recommend eating fish several times per week for …

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The Top Choice is… The Turkey Wrap at SeaWorld San Antonio

Today’s top choice is the Turkey Wrap at family favorite SeaWorld San Antonio. This tasty choice is made with turkey, Swiss cheese, tomato and lettuce all wrapped in a soft flour tortilla. Talk about a great option to satisfy your hunger during a busy day at the park! This dietitian-recommended menu choice is served at Sea …

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