Make Healthy Choices When Dining Out

Find Out the Healthiest Menu Options at Popular Restaurants

We came across this interesting website called Eat This, Not That! and wanted to share the information they gathered.  They list the top 80 healthy entrees at restaurants, mostly chains and franchises.  Sure, some of these restaurants are not located in your hometown, but many will be.  We’ve listed a few of the most popular restaurants below with the menu item recommended.  Bon Appetit!

 Applebee’s

6 oz Sirloin with Steamed Broccoli and Garlic Mashed Potato sides

540 calories, 26 g fat (10 g saturated fat, 0.5 g trans fat), 1,820 mg sodium, 39 g carbs (3 g fiber, 4 g sugar), 41 g protein

Buffalo Wild Wings

4 Naked Tenders with Chipotle BBQ Seasoning, Sub Fries for Veggie Boat with Fat-Free Ranch Dressing

305 calories, 2 g fat (0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 2,330 mg sodium, 26 g carbs (6 g fiber, 12 g sugar), 45 g protein

Cheesecake Factory

Skinnylicious Grilled Turkey Burger

560 calories, 30 g fat (11 g saturated fat, 0.5 g trans fat), 1,040 mg sodium, 45 g carbs (4 g fiber, 11 g sugar), 29 g protein

Cracker Barrel

Country Morning Breakfast

240 calories, 12 g fat (3.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 280 mg sodium, 18 g carbs (1 g fiber, 1 g sugar), 15 g protein

Chili’s

6 oz. Classic Sirloin with Grilled Avocado

330 calories, 16 g fat (4 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 1,190 mg sodium, 13 g carbs (6 g fiber, 4 g sugar), 38 g protein

Longhorn Steakhouse

Shrimp and Lobster Chowder, Cup Size

190 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 570 mg sodium, 17 g carbs (2 g fiber, 4 g sugar), 8 g protein

 O’Charley’s

Low Country Shrimp With Rice

520 calories, 31 g fat (8 g saturated fat, 0.5 g trans fat), 1,000 mg sodium, 39 g carbs (2 g fiber, 8 g sugar), 20 g protein

Olive Garden

Shrimp Scampi

510 calories, 20 g fat (7 g saturated fat, 0.5 g trans fat), 960 mg sodium, 54 g carbs (4 g fiber, 5 g sugar), 29 g protein

Click here to read about all 80!