Eating healthy in the real world {Part 2}

Ok so I think we all know that eating at home would be our best option, but that isn’t life and the best isn’t always an option so here are some healthy foods you can get out and about to help you when your in  a pinch.

Fast food

McDonalds-Premium Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken and low-fat balsamic vinaigrette plus Fruit ‘n Yogurt Parfait; 375 calories, 9.5g fat (4g saturated)

Subway-6″ Subway Club on 9-Grain Wheat Bread with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, green peppers, cucumbers, and Sweet Onion Sauce plus apple slices; 445 calories, 4.5g fat (1.5g saturated)

Chipotle– Vegetarian Burrito Bowl with brown rice, black beans, fajita vegetables, lettuce, and roasted chili-corn salsa; 385 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated) This is one of my faves!

  • Add chicken for a total of 575 Calories, 13.5 g fat ( 3g saturated)
  • Add barbacoa for a total of  555 calories, 14 g fat (3.5 saturated)

Panera-Half Smoked Turkey Breast on Artisan Whole Grain Loaf plus Low-Fat Garden Vegetable with Pesto Soup (from the You Pick Two Menu); 320 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated)


My favorite a half a greek salad and half a mediterranian sandwich on tomato basil bread 480 calories, 23g fat (that is the ouch) 6 g saturated

Wendy’s- Large Chili plus Garden Side Salad (no croutons) with fat-free French dressing 375 calories, 9 g fat (3.5 g saturated)


Ultimate Chicken Grill Sandwich plus apple slices 440 calories, 10 g fat (1.5 g saturated)

Chain Resturants

Dennys– Fit Slam 390 calories, 12g fat

Applebees– Grilled Jalapeno-Lime Shrimp 300 calories, 6 g fat


Napa Chicken and portabellos 450 calories 13 g fat

Olive Garden– Vanetian Apricot Chicken 400 calories, 7 g  fat

Ruby Tuesdays- Spaghetti Squash Marinara 260 calories

Red Lobster-Rock Lobster Tail from the lighthouse menu 210 calories, 2g fat

Many of these ideas were mine but most of the fast food came from this site that I have bookmarked on my iPhone for a quick reference

Fitness Magazine Healthy on the go


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