The Best Fast Food Breakfast Options at Every Chain

As conventional wisdom has it, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But the morning is also a rushed time, full of family responsibilities and trying to get out the door on time, at which point your local fast food drive-thru window starts to feel like a great option.

But fast food for breakfast means you’re starting your day off on a nutritionally terrible foot, right? Not necessarily. “Contrary to popular belief, you can eat reasonably well at a quick-service restaurant,” says Christine M. Palumbo, RDN, FAND, and nutrition consultant from Naperville, Illinois. “The amount of

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Minnesota State Fair 2021: The best vegetarian and vegan options

Vegan and vegetarian choices

There are SO MANY options at the Minnesota State Fair for people sticking to a vegetarian or vegan diet.

To start, some of the most popular foods at the Minnesota State Fair are vegetarian or vegan:

  • Cheese curds
  • Fried pickles, olives, green peppers, etc.
  • Roasted sweet corn

But if you’re looking to try something new – to go beyond the basics and explore new vegan or vegetarian foods at the fair – here’s what we suggest.

Fried Green Tomatoes – Fried Green Tomatoes and Corn Fritters booth

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Location: South side of Dan Patch Ave. between Underwood

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Going on a Road Trip? Get Tips for Healthy Food Options

By Suzanne Watkins, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, Samaritan Albany General Hospital 

It’s finally summer, and nothing quite says summer like a road trip. Not keen on breaking that healthy meal plan you’ve adopted? That’s ok. A road trip does not mean you have to cut corners on eating healthful foods, though it does take some planning ahead. Whether you bring your own food or are relying on food along the way, there are ways you can stay healthy and feel good during your road trip.

Bring Your Own Food

If you have time to prepare for your trip, the healthiest

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Freshly joins plant-based craze with vegetarian options

The chief weakness of ready-made meals is that they’re low on fresh veggies, which is not surprising given that rice and couscous maintain their consistency for days; the same cannot be said for lettuce and eggplant.

Freshly is out to change that with a new line of plant-based meals, geared toward keeping pace with produce-heavy meal kits from services such as Purple Carrot and Hungryroot; the homepage of the latter displays “fresh produce” like broccoli, spinach, and seven-veggie stir-fry (though most of those ingredients are shipped fresh, not in ready-made meals). All of these services are competing for the roughly

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Area schools awarded nearly $200K for healthy food options | News

Schools in Cambria and Somerset counties have been awarded a total of nearly $200,000 in state funds to expand healthy food options, such as fruit and vegetables, according to a Pennsylvania Department of Education release.

The allotment is part of $7 million being distributed to 288 schools in the commonwealth.

In Cambria County, Conemaugh Valley Elementary School and Ferndale Area Elementary School will receive $27,690 and $20,995, respectively, while Greater Johnstown School District will get $72,475 for the elementary school and $40,495 for the middle school.

In Somerset County, North Star School District has been allotted $24,635 for the elementary

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11 Healthier Fast-Food Breakfast Options

Making time for a healthy breakfast when you have a busy schedule isn’t always possible. Sometimes, you may therefore find yourself at the closest drive-through, grabbing something on your way to work.

Fast food is often thought of as unhealthy, and for good reason — most options will cost you lots of calories, saturated fat, added sugar, and sodium. Fortunately, healthier choices are available.

We researched popular fast-food restaurants to find you 11 healthier fast-food breakfast options.

If you’re looking to monitor your calorie intake, there are several options out there.

These two breakfasts are both under 300 calories. Keep

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