Grilled Chicken Salad: Opt for a grilled chicken salad with plenty of fresh vegetables. Avoid high-calorie dressings and choose a lighter dressing or vinaigrette on the side.
Veggie Burger: Many fast-food chains now offer veggie or plant-based burger options. Choose a veggie burger and load it up with fresh toppings like lettuce, tomato, onion, and avocado.
Grilled Chicken Wrap: Look for a grilled chicken wrap with whole wheat or lettuce wrap options. Load it with fresh vegetables and request any high-calorie sauces or dressings on the side or omit them altogether.
Customizable Burrito Bowl: Choose a burrito bowl and load it with lean protein (grilled chicken or beans), brown rice or quinoa, plenty of veggies, and salsa. Avoid high-fat toppings like sour cream and cheese.
Fresh Fruit Cup: Instead of opting for fries or other fried sides, choose a fresh fruit cup as a healthier alternative to accompany your meal.
Yogurt Parfait: Some fast-food chains offer yogurt parfaits made with low-fat yogurt, granola, and fresh fruits. It can be a healthier option for dessert or a snack.