Some fair food starting to make healthy turnWest Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Contrary to popular belief not all of the food at the fair is fried or on a stick. Aside from the deep fried cheese curds and giant corndogs, some concession stands are now coming up with healthier options.
West Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Contrary to popular belief not all of the food at the fair is fried or on a stick. Aside from the deep fried cheese curds and giant corndogs, some concession stands are now coming up with healthier options.
For those of you on the hunt for health conscious treats, you’re in luck. Here at Sweet and Savory fresh fruit is the name of the game.
Brandy Sellden, West Fargo: “You can see she's asking for more already.”
Khristine Conrad has been slicing up fresh fruit all day, creating berry kabobs with strawberries and bananas and apple fruit pies, giving people like Brandy Sellden more options.
Khristine Conrad, Sweet and Savory: “All the fruit is fresh, it's cold.”
Conrad says indulging in a kabob won't deprive you of a sweet treat.
Conrad: “Just a little chocolate drizzle adds just that nice little touch.”
Or a fair like feel.
Sellden: “It still feels like it's fair food because it's on a stick, so anything on a stick is great. “
Everything here at Sweet and Savory is made to order, so for those of you looking to cut even more calories, you can skip the chocolate.
Conrad: “If there is something like you are allergic to, strawberries or blueberries or something like that, we can leave it off.”
And if you're in the mood for something more savory, here at the Santa Lucia stand you can get vegetarian options filled with veggies and fresh cucumber sauce.
Alex Simeonidis, Santa Lucia: “A lot of people are getting more knowledgeable in their food, they are being a lot more food coconscious.”
These healthier options aren't only making fair goers like Brandy happy.
Sellden: “If you're coming out more than once, it's nice to have options, so maybe one day you have something a little less healthy, but then you still get a treat.”
They might also make your cardiologist happy.
Some typical fair foods have about 1200 calories. Healthier options, only a few hundred.