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Carrie Underwood Never Eats Out

Do You Avoid Eating Out Like Carrie Underwood Does?

While eating out may be the easy thing to do when traveling, Carrie Underwood tells Us Weekly that she avoids the lure of fast food whenever she's away from home. On tour food: "It's fast food, there's aftershow food, you get pizza, whatever. I don't do that. I don't eat out ever." In order to avoid the lure of fast food, Carrie says she keeps plenty of healthy foods on hand, and that her tour bus fridge is always stocked with good-for-her options.

The country pop star does give herself a little bit of a break by trying out  a new restaurant every once in awhile. "It's all about making a conscious effort. I don't do anything crazy, but I definitely try to take care of myself."

I'm honestly surprised that Carrie is able to stick to such a rigid diet while on the road. Some celebs, like Gwyneth Paltrow make a point to sample regional fare when away from home. Heck, I even do it myself. What are you like when you're on the road — do you have an all-or-nothing approach like Carrie does?

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Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 6 years
I don't eat out because I feel the foods I make are more delicious... and it's funny but I think that portion sizes at restaurants are WAY TOO SMALL and don't fill me up at all!
GummiBears GummiBears 6 years
I don't eat out because I am such a picky eater.
CdnPhotog CdnPhotog 6 years
Good grief, if only there were edit buttons. lol Spelling, grammar, etc - the horror of my post. :P
CdnPhotog CdnPhotog 6 years
Let's face it - it's probably easier for her when her fridge on the tour bus is stocked for her, with healthy choices. So I'd rather hear about those of us on the road a lot (for work) who find a way to make it work, without going to fast food places (including ordering your food in, be it room service, takeout, delivery). I'm on the road often, and I try to keep my diet clean, as I just feel like crap if I don't, which then has a bad affect on my work - but sometimes when times isn't on my side, I choose less healthier options (no real excuse, but I do). I'd love to hear some tips for when constantly on the road and not in a tour bus.
wackdoodle wackdoodle 6 years
Yes I avoid eating out and eating foods that I didn't prepare. Since being told that I have celiac's disease and even after the gastric bypass surgery I found that I cannot trust people to not put wheat or gluten containing products in food or my other food allergies and as far as the GBS I can't count on them not adding extra fat or sugar to foods that will also make me ill. When I tell people that I can no longer eat out anymore they think its extreme and I feel weirder than I already was feeling. But when I hear of more and more people saying that they too do not eat out at all I start to feel that there are different levels of normal.
Spectra Spectra 6 years
I don't eat fast food either. I think the last time I ate fast food was when I was stuck in an airport. And even then, I usually opt for Subway or something fairly healthy. If I'm on the road, I'll try different restaurants, but yeah, NO fast food.
kurniakasih kurniakasih 6 years
Moderation is key. Sometimes I eat out, sometimes not. For me, I usually don't eat out because cooking is therapeutic and soothing for me, especially when I'm left to myself to cook :)
lilkimbo lilkimbo 6 years
I eat out all of the time, but, like Carrie, I avoid fast food.
ella1978 ella1978 6 years
It is difficult to find good things to eat at a restaurant, esp if you are a vegetarian (which I believe that Carrie is too...) YOu get very tired of garden salads with light dressing, or steamed veggies... So I understand her issue, finding healthy when you are out is tough. I will just work the menu really hard to find something good for me, but I do tend to pack most of the time.
chloe-bella chloe-bella 6 years
I like to sample regional fare when on vacation, regardless of calories. But in all fairness, I do this once, maybe twice, per year, whereas Carrie is in a different city every night when she's on tour. It's probably not even a novelty for her any more. I would probably get burnt out if I had to eat out every meal.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 6 years
I go out sometimes, but I avoid it mainly because it's expensive, not because it's unhealthy. There are plenty of healthy options out there, and I think it's a little sad not to sample local food if you're traveling.
mtalon mtalon 6 years
Well, I'm sure she has a private chef. A lot more of us could stick to a diet that regimented when we have someone preparing our food for us.
Pistil Pistil 6 years
There's nothing wrong with moderation.
Zulkey Zulkey 6 years
It is certainly easier for me to watch when I eat when I avoid going out but I also love going out...I do have a hard time watching what I eat all the time at restaurants, especially at celebratory meals. I feel ashamed almost of saying that since some of the previous comments make that sound so weak!
lemuse20 lemuse20 6 years
I think it has just become way too darn convenient for Americans to eat out, and when you actually make an effort to have better food available for yourself then it's viewed as being "rigid". There's nothing wrong with putting a little effort in choosing what to eat when you want to take care of yourself.
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 6 years
No, but I watch what I eat.
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 6 years
I do the same thing. If I'm out, I bring something, or just wait until I get back home. Anyone over 5 years of age should be able to plan that far ahead. And I enjoy dinners at home so much more than at restaurants, anyway.
greykatt greykatt 6 years
That's tough! I can't help but stop for a treat or two. Our family rule is "stop only when nessasary" being that there are 3 family members and our trip usually starts after everyone has gone to the bathroom. After that, it's stop to use the bathroom and stretch our legs about every hour. Sometimes we stop at a local joint for bathroom, gas and food. With all this said, it is hard for me to envision being as strict as Carrie. It just isn't logical for us.
newshoesrunner newshoesrunner 6 years
I would love to maintain an all or nothing approach...but I always end up on the other spectrum :P eating all the junk and not taking care of myself.
ticamorena ticamorena 6 years
How is opting to pack your own food instead of eating fast foods a "rigid diet"? She didn't say she wouldn't eat local foods at all, just that she wouldn't go out to eat fast foods and pizza every night when on tour- these aren't exactly local specialities, but stuff you get all over the country. I'm always happy to try local foods, but I still dislike oily, rich foods etc, so I won't eat those any more at home then I do on the road
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