What NOT to eat on vacation

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Greetings from I-5 driving south from Seattle to Portland. We are celebrating our son’s graduation from high school with a trip to the Pacific Northwest. As someone who already eats lox every single day for breakfast, I am in foodie heaven – halibut last night and salmon for breakfast AND lunch today. Though lunch was with cheese on a croissant so that was, um, not the best lo-co meal…

But it’s better than what my son ate last night at Safeco Field where we watch the Pirates dismantle the Mariners. After a delicious (but way early bird) fish dinner he downed a basket of Fried Oreos …

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The Lo-Co Vacation

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So what I was hoping, while on vacation, is that I’d post about the challenges and triumphs of going lo-co on vacation.

Instead, my lo-co plan went on vacation.

Want to know what total food meltdown on vacation looks like?  Well, it starts with having Eggs Benedict TWICE.  (Apparently, I am a room service slut – thank goodness we rarely stay at wonderful places like this one in Southern California or I’d be on cholesterol meds in like 3 seconds flat).

So far on this trip, I’ve managed just 2 lo-co meal choices.  For all other meals these past 8 days I’ve made choices like these totally NOT lo-co meals:

  • Room service eggs benedict (have to list 2x as it’s such an egregious choice). 

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