According to, “The Statistics Portal” that provides statistics and studies from more than 22,500 sources, 45-percent of respondents in the United States made the inevitable pledge to “lose weight or get in shape” as their 2018 New Year’s resolution. Those stark, albeit typically brief, proclamations to make more health-conscious food decisions directly affects the bottom line for the food and beverage industries as more people choose to eat primarily at home during the month of January.

At RMFR we do understand the temptations of dining out, but as our food scene continues to progress and incorporates more gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan dishes, we discover delicious, local options that still maintains the parameters of purpose-driven, dietary choices. We compile a concise list of eateries in Colorado Springs, to share on our Fox21 News: Living Local segment that still allows for palatable experiences while also keeping your resolutions alive in 2019.

View our clip: “Healthy Restaurants to Visit in the New Year” and see some of our top choices to hit up after the champagne toasts and carbo-loading comes to a close.