Healthy Fast Food Options

Healthy Fast Food Options

Healthy Fast Food Options

Healthy Fast Food Options

Healthy Fast Food Options

Healthy Fast Food Options

Healthy Fast Food Options

Healthy Fast Food OptionsHope you are having a great week! I am excited about today’s post – Healthy Fast Food Options- as I am always out and about and sometimes have no choice but to grab something on the go. I know many of you can relate. I am sharing some healthy menu options from a few of my favorite fast food places. It turns out, you can eat healthy at fast food places!

Chipotle – My go-to weekend spot! I love how fresh it is. I will always opt for a bowl instead of a wrap and get half the amount of brown rice. Here is my order: any kind of meat, half the amount of brown rice, black beans, fresh tomato salsa, lettuce, fajita veggies, and guac. I say no to cheese and all the other dressings.

Wendy’s – My very first job was at Wendy’s and I remember always thinking of healthy swaps that I could eat! My first option is: a small chili over a side salad. SO good and filling yet super healthy! My second option is any salad that has grilled chicken (make sure it’s not breaded!) and no added toppings like croutons or candied almonds. Swap their dressing for a homemade one of your own. (I always bring a little jar from home when I know I am going out!)

McDonald’s Very similar to Wendy’s, I get a salad with no added toppings and a grilled chicken with no bun. Cut up the chicken and add it to the salad. Again, bring your own homemade dressing and you are good to go! (For a breakfast option, I go for the oatmeal with fruit but NO maple)

Starbucks – Coffee: Sometimes I will want a sweet coffee but don’t want to pay $6 for it so I will get a tall pike in a grande cup with ONE pump of whichever syrup I am feeling and a splash of almond milk. The egg white & red pepper bites are a great breakfast choice and only 170 calories. For lunch, I love the chicken and quinoa protein bowl, it has 380 calories and super filling.

Subway – The easiest place to eat healthy in my opinion! I go for a salad packed with veggies and grilled chicken. I ask for a tiny bit of sweet onion sauce for flavor and will add my own olive oil dressing. So tasty! (You can ask for a tiny bit of whichever sauce you are feeling, but not too much!)

What are your fave healthy choices when eating out? Please feel free to share in the comments below!

 

 

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32 Comments

  1. February 17, 2018 / 6:56 am

    Thanks for the great tips on how to eat healthy even at fast food places. Great reminders.

  2. February 19, 2018 / 3:32 pm

    1st off, love love the pictures! Yeah, indeed healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring and you made a great point at demonstrating it with this post. Loved reading it

  3. February 19, 2018 / 3:46 pm

    Would love for you to expand to more fast food restaurants!

  4. February 19, 2018 / 5:46 pm

    I must say that I really love the cardigan, thanks for sharing these pointers.

  5. February 19, 2018 / 6:43 pm

    I love your outfit. Thanks for these wonderful tips.

  6. Kathryn A Miele
    February 19, 2018 / 10:04 pm

    Great tips! Love your booties and purse!

  7. February 20, 2018 / 3:28 am

    Nicely written.. Helpful for people who have no option but to eat at these fast food places.

  8. February 20, 2018 / 6:02 am

    I love every single one of these places!! Seriously though I go to these places multiple times. I didn’t think about them being the healthiest places

  9. February 20, 2018 / 4:49 pm

    The pics are really classy and the content fits in perfectly.

  10. February 20, 2018 / 8:34 pm

    My favorites on this list have to be Chipotle and Subway. I’m vegan, so it’s really easy to get good options from these places.

  11. February 21, 2018 / 1:59 am

    Not sure how “healthy” it is, but a family favorite of ours is Burger King. Being a vegan, I get their veggie burger (which I just found out is only vegetarian and not vegan 😩).

  12. February 21, 2018 / 2:04 am

    I love Chipotle! But I can never control myself and I get a giant burrito bowl 🙂 I love your sweater in those pics.

    • February 22, 2018 / 6:40 pm

      haha oh girl I know! That’s why I always stick to my bowl lol! And thank you! xx

  13. February 21, 2018 / 3:38 pm

    Love all the photos 🙂 great tips on how one can eat healthy in fast food. I love americano and latte from starbucks, always have stevia with me though. Great with heavy whip cream too.

    • February 22, 2018 / 6:40 pm

      Ohh that’s a good one! I’ll try that next time 🙂 xx

  14. February 21, 2018 / 3:49 pm

    I love this cardi! I never realized Starbucks had this kind of healthy option! Thanks so much for the tips gorgeous! xoxo

    • February 22, 2018 / 6:39 pm

      You are so welcome! Thank you for your kind comment! xx

  15. February 21, 2018 / 4:48 pm

    what a great post idea! I didn’t realize I could change up the oatmeal at McDonalds 🙂

  16. February 21, 2018 / 6:02 pm

    It’s great that you can find healthy options at the usual fast food chains. I like that McDonald’s has actually adopted a healthier approach and they are always bringing up different initiatives, like taking out the cheeseburger from happy meals for example and replace it with fruits and vegetables.

  17. February 21, 2018 / 9:23 pm

    I love these places but, mostly for the fast food junk. Don’t think I could go and order a salad 🙁 HA!

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    Joel Heron

    • February 22, 2018 / 6:38 pm

      haha it’s OK girl I don’t blame you! xx

  18. February 22, 2018 / 7:24 am

    I juggle a lot when it comes to healthy eating. For me, Chipotel and Starbucks are my hot favorite spots to hang with my fitness freak friends.

    • February 22, 2018 / 6:38 pm

      Totally agree! I always find I can eat better there and not be too tempted! xx

  19. February 22, 2018 / 7:23 pm

    we had wendys, mcdo and kfc here in the philippines but chipotle doesn’t have any branch here that’s why i love how you describe their food. i wish they could invest here so Filipinos could have more options for health foods.

  20. February 22, 2018 / 10:14 pm

    Yes, you can eat out and still eat healthy. Thanks for sharing.

  21. Christine ong
    February 27, 2018 / 11:53 pm

    You look so pretty in those pictures… i wish i can be as photogenic as you… great read thanks

  22. April 2, 2018 / 9:52 am

    Awesome!! I love eating fast food but never thought that we could eat such healthy food in places where you get just fast food which are unhealthy by all means.Gonna try those. Thanks for sharing with us.

  23. June 15, 2018 / 9:47 am

    Looking gorgeous dear! all these options are really wonderful! I really love eating food and here I got the best and healthy option that I can try all time. Thanks a lot for this great list!

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