Eating Out

There’s a Pumpkin Spice Latte-Flavored Monkey on My Back

Oh, Pumpkin Spice Latte. I'm gonna drink you so hard.

When I find something I like, I want it all the time. Tell me that it's only available for a limited time? You can pretty much double that desire. Which might explain why I'm struggling with PSLA, also known as Pumpkin Spice Latte Addiction. Here in Florida, the weather is juuuust beginning to …
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What Healthy Cinco de Mayo Foods Will You Enjoy Today?

mexican food

Cinco de Mayo is a fun holiday to celebrate. Even if you're not Mexican, the salsa, guac, chips and tacos alone are enough to send me into food-heaven—although there are some easy ways to make a healthy Cinco de Mayo feast. Whether you're indulging or sticking to the good-for-you stuff, tell us: …
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Trying the New Starbucks Breakfast Wrap and Cake Pop


I'm a sucker for dark French-press coffee with just a splash of cream. Seeing that I'm also a sucker for a hot breakfast (goodness, I love breakfast food) and cake pops of any variety, when Starbucks asked if we'd like to try a few of its new offerings, I got my to-go cup ready and hit the 'bucks. …
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Check This Sustainable Seafood List Before You Eat That Tuna Sandwich

Is that tuna on the sustainable seafood Super Green List? Credit: brockamer

I love fish. When it comes to getting lean protein that's full of nutrition (hello, healthy omega-3 fatty acids!), you really can't beat it. However—and I'm sure I'm not alone here—knowing what fish is the best to buy and eat can be confusing. From hunting practices to farming to mercury levels, it …
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Noodles, Noodles and More Delicious Noodles

japanese pan noodles

Back in graduate school, I stumbled across a small yet growing franchise called Noodles & Company. At the time, it was a pretty refreshing and cool concept—lots and lots of noodles from a variety of different cultures all on one menu. I happily gobbled up pad thai, Bangkok curry, spaghetti with …
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Eating Good in the Neighborhood


At some restaurants, it can be nearly impossible to find a healthy item. Sure, you can customize many entrees using phrases like "on the side" and "light on the..." and "substitute veggies for (insert less-healthy item here)." But isn't it easier for you (and the server) when there are already …
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