Alright ladies lets talk about healthy options when dining out! In California most of the fast food chains have their nutrition content posted, so you know exactly what you’re eating. Unfortunately nutrition info is not available in most sit down restaurants. Here are a couple shots of what my typical meals look like when we’re out to lunch/dinner.
We finally checked out The Counter (a burger spot in Orange County) and I was immediately impressed when I checked out their create your own burger menu! I love that their meat is hormone and antibiotic free and that they offer turkey,vegan veggie and organic bison.
The hubby of course ordered the manliest burger on the menu with bacon, cheese, and a side of fries. I opted for the turkey burger and took advantage of their “serve it on a salad” option! It came with a side of tazaki and it was delish!
At The Cheesecake Factory I love of their Skinnylicious menu. I’ve posted on it before and love so many items on there! A couple of my favorites are the asian tacos and the shrimp spring rolls. I ate all the tacos and shared the spring rolls with the hubs.
I get my weekly sushi fix from Whole Foods. I love that their California roll isn’t loaded with mayo or artificial crab. I always get the brown rice rolls and saw they introduced a brown rice/quinoa roll as well! While I appreciate the effort, I wasn’t really crazy about the quinoa on the roll. Now I tend to just stick to the brown rice rolls.
In LA last week we went to one of my favorite Italian lunch spots in Beverly Hills, Il Pastio. I LOVE grilled calamari and this salad was so yummy and filling! I skipped the bread and opted for a glass of Rose instead.
Out to mexican I usually start with a big order of seafood ceviche (and a SKINNY margarita of course). If I’m still hungry I will order a taco a la carte or steal some of the hubbies left overs 😉