Healthier Food Options this Year at the State Fair

Chicken Salad Stuffed Cucumber

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Food, food, and more delicious food.  

The 79th State Fair kicks off this Thursday with rides, games, and of course food. 

The Media Day food preview showed that the fair has more healthy options for folks wanting to watch their calorie intake and even took home an award. 

“This year some really cool new food that you’re going to love that isn’t fried or covered in chocolate,” says Kate Robinson, Tie Dye Travels food expert.  “You don’t have to eat deep fried or chocolate covered food at the fair – you can eat good healthy choices.”  

From the traditional corn on the cob roasted over an open fire to the chicken and beef skewers. There is something for everyone.  

Yet this year new favorite is the cucumber stuffed chicken salad.  It won the award at the food preview for “The Most Creative.” 

“It’s good, healthy, and fun,” says Robinson. “The state fair tends to get hot – this light snack is both refreshing and tastes good.”  

Be sure to check out our Instagram story @kark4News for the behind the scenes look at the state fair. 

For the full Arkansas State Fair food guide, click on the link. 

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