January 22, 2018

Healthy Fast Food

Do you have a hard time eating healthy because of your busy schedule? For days when you don’t have time to prepare a healthy meal at home, here’s a list of healthy, inexpensive meal options at popular fast food restaurants.

Healthy Fast Food Meals for Under $4

Healthy Fast Foods
El Pollo Loco

  • BRC Burrito and Side of Fresh Vegetables
  • 430 Calories, 10g Fat, 10g Fiber


  • Hamburger and Fruit n Yogurt Parfait
  • 410 Calories, 11g Fat, 2g Fiber

    Kentucky Fried Chicken

  • Honey BBQ Sandwich with Green Beans
  • 335 Calories, 4g Fat, 4g Fiber

    Jack in the Box

  • Chicken Fajita Pita
  • 310 Calories, 9.5g Fat, 4g Fiber

  • Hamburger with Fruit Cup
  • 370 Calories, 12g Fat, 3g Fiber

Healthy Fast Food Meals for Under $6

    El Pollo Loco

  • Skinless Chicken Breast, Small Side of Pinto Beans and Small Side of Vegetables
  • 370 Calories, 4g Fat, 10g Fiber


  • 6” Sandwich from 6g Fat or Less Menu with a Package of Apple Slices
  • 265-405 Calories, 3-6g Fat, 7-8g Fiber


  • Grilled Chicken Classic Sandwich with No Mayo and Apple Slices
  • 370 Calories, 4.5g Fat, 3g Fiber


  • Oven Roasted Twister without Sauce and with Green Beans
  • 365 Calories, 7g Fat, 4g Fiber

  • Tender Roast Sandwich without Sauce and with a Small Corn Cob
  • 370 Calories, 4.5g Fat, 3g Fiber

  • Honey BBQ Snacker with Green Beans and a Small Corn Cobb
  • 305 Calories, 3.5g Fat, 6g Fiber

    Jack in the Box

  • Teriyaki Chicken Bowl
  • 585 Calories, 5.5g Fat, 4g Fiber

  • Asian Chicken Salad with Grilled Chicken and Low Fat Chocolate Milk
  • 365 Calories, 4g Fat, 6.5g Fiber

This information was brought to you by OC Nutrition, Your Trusted Source for Health & Nutrition Advice. OC Nutrition offers nutrition counseling services for Triathica. If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact:

Kristy L. Richardson, MS, MPH, RD, CSSD, CHES
Registered Dietitian & Exercise Physiologist
(949) 933-6788

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