Caught you clicking :).  The image above is an example of what not to order when you’re out!

We will be providing some smart choices for various Fast Food franchises, so check back often.  We’ll also provide some of the worst ones, so avoid.

We’ll also provide some of our favorite low-cal home recipes as alternatives to the traditional comfort food!

Breakfast

[accordion] [ac_row title=”McDonald’s Egg McMuffin”]300 calories, 12 g fat, 5 g saturated fat, and 2 g fiber. Lean Canadian bacon offers protein and a meaty taste with very little fat. In any restaurant, ask for the nutrition information. Items with some fiber and protein will keep you satisfied for hours.  Sodium watchers take note: the Egg McMuffin has 820 mg. Also, the Egg White McMuffin is out![/ac_row] [ac_row title=”Starbucks Breakfast Wrap”]The Spinach & Feta Breakfast Wrap contains just 290 calories, 10 g fat, and 3.5 g of saturated fat. Ample protein (19 g) and fiber (6 g) help keep you full. Perfect Oatmeal is another good choice at 140 calories. Or try the Greek Yogurt Honey Parfait with 300 calories.[/ac_row] [ac_row title=”Good Times Portobello “]Mushroom sandwich. 396 calories, 17g fat, 43g carbs, 19g protein. It’s a little high on the carb side, but fat/calories are in line.[/ac_row] [ac_row title=”Wendy’s Small Chili”]Great on calories and fat. 210 calories, 6g fat, 21g carbs, Protein 17g.[/ac_row] [/accordion]
[accordion] [ac_row title=”McDonald’s Big Breakfast w/”]Hot Cakes. 1,090 calories, 56 g fat, and 19 g saturated fat — close to the daily limit for this unhealthy fat. Even the biscuit is loaded with saturated fat, topping even the sausage patty or eggs. The sodium hits 2,150 mg, nearly the daily limit.[/ac_row] [ac_row title=”Starbucks Scone”]The Cranberry Orange Scone in particular has 490 calories, 18 g fat, 2 g fiber, and 8 g protein. Note that the saturated fat — 9 grams — is 45% of the daily limit.[/ac_row] [ac_row title=”Carl’s Jr Breakfast Sandwich”]810 calories, 42 g fat, 16 g saturated fat, and 1,480 mg of sodium.[/ac_row] [ac_row title=”KFC Half Spicy Crispy Chicken”]meal with Macaroni and Cheese, Potato Wedges, and Biscuit. 1,610 calories 98 g fat (25.5 g saturated)…4,340 mg sodium. All told this meal has close to 85 percent of your day’s calories and more fat and sodium than you should eat in an entire day.[/ac_row] [ac_row title=”Burger King Triple Whopper”]This is the “Large” triple whopper and cheese. Over 2,110 calories for the full meal, but by itself, 1,200 calories and 80 grams of fat. That’s 30 lbs over a year if you eat one a week.[/ac_row] [/accordion] [/one_half_last]