Restaurant portions have gotten bigger... and so have our waistlines. Frequent your local eatery and you'll quickly find you got more than you bargained for, or actually needed. Restaurant portions are the ultimate diet trap. Those pasta portions are often enough to feed a family of four. Most portions of meat, chicken or fish should be about three to four ounces. However, it isn't uncommon for a serving of steak to weigh in at upwards... Read More
American restaurants are notorious for providing their patrons with unhealthy food. This statement is true, as we are viewed to be the fattest nation in the world, but it doesn't apply to eating "American."
Yes, fast food joints are associated with America, and with good reason, but those are shoddy establishments created with no style in mind, just availability. American-style restaurants, such as... Read More
Dining out with a little one can be a disaster - and usually is, for some parents. But it doesn't have to be an awful experience when you take your child out to eat. You can foster that same adventurous spirit that you might have for culinary experiences in your child. And if you can't, well, there are many good strategies for getting through a restaurant meal peacefully and without getting glares from diners and waitstaff. First,... Read More
When she's not scrubbing toilets and mopping floors, down-and-out Darlene Egelhoff is charging a whopping $5,000 for speaking engagements. That's likely a far cry from what she earns at her day job. Of course, just because she's trying to collect that kind of payout doesn't mean she actually gets it. Times are tough for Heidi Montag's mom, who lost her Colorado restaurants and has stooped to working as a cleaning lady to make ends meet.... Read More