Road Trip Success

3 Jan

Going on a 2.5 week road trip this summer, through unfamiliar territory.  This could make or break my new lifestyle… plans to be successful:

At Rest Stops: Single Serving Nuts, Protein Bars, Protein Rich Smoothies

At Restaurants: 

Dunkin Donut’s DD Smart breakfast items, like an Egg White Turkey Sausage Flatbread (280 calories, 8 g fat, 19 g protein) 
Simple & Fit breakfast items at IHOP, like a Veggie Omelet and the fresh fruit (320 calories, 10 g fat, 21 g protein) 
Starbucks Perfect Oatmeal (140 calories, 2.5 g fat, 5 g protein) and a tall nonfat latte (100 calories, 0 g fat, 10 g protein)

Subway’s 6-inch Black Forest Ham sub without oil, mayo, or cheese (290 calories, 4.5 g fat, 18 g protein) or a 6-inch Turkey Breast sub without oil, mayo, or cheese (280 calories, 3.5 g fat, 18 g protein) 
Wendy’s small chili without cheese (220 calories, 7 g fat, 18 g protein) poured over a plain baked potato (270 calories, 0 g fat, 7 g protein) 
Taco Bell Drive-Thru Diet item, like the Fresco Bean Burrito (350 calories, 8 g fat, 12 g protein)

Applebee’s Under 550 Calorie entrées or Weight Watchers options 
Chili’s Guiltless Grill items 
Olive Garden’s Garden Fare entrées 
Panda Express Wok Smart menu items 
Red Lobster’s Lighthouse options 
Ruby Tuesday’s Fit & Trim suggestions


– Walk around during rest breaks, upon reaching destination, and before leaving to the next one!

– Purchase and keep in car – Fresh Fruit, Vegtables (convenient ones), and yogurt. 

– On days when at the hotel – go for a swim/hot tub, or use the gym.

– Keep water bottles in the car

-research popular trails in area’s and make that a sightseeing stop.

What are your tips?


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