Art Smith’s 12 Tips for Eating Healthy on the Road

Celebrity chef Art Smith dishes on dining on the road
Art Smith
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Art Smith shares his tips for eating healthy on the road.

Chef Art Smith, who has cooked for Oprah Winfrey and other celebrities and is the executive chef and co-owner of five restaurants, shares his 12 trips for eating healthy on the road.

See Art Smith’s 12 Tips for Eating Healthy on the Road

Smith is a fan of raw and fresh foods, but also likes to indulge on occasion with comfort foods, both at home and on the road. Smith’s healthy trip tips include packing almonds and fresh fruits like SweeTango apples, a new variety of apple that is a cross between the Honeycrisp and Zestar! varieties.

Smith is the judge of the SweeTango Writing Contest, which invites apple lovers to describe the sensation of biting into a SweeTango apple in 50 words or less for a chance to win $5,000, a box of SweeTango apples, and have their description featured in stores. The SweeTango Writing Contest ends Oct. 12, 2012. Entrants must be residents of the U.S. or Canada, excluding the province of Quebec.

"On the road, in the air, or at the table, eat food that’s fresh," advises Smith, who is the executive chef and co-owner of Table Fifty-Two in Chicago, Art and Soul in Washington, D.C., Southern Art and Bourbon Bar in Atlanta, Joanne Trattoria in New York City, and LYFE Kitchen in Palo Alto, Calif.

In addition to Smith’s tip to pack apples, see 11 more healthy trip tips from Smith for eating healthy while on the road,

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Lauren Mack is the Travel Editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @lmack.