Healthy Fast Food Options While Traveling

Healthy Fast Food Options While Traveling

So you're on the road, going from one place to another. Whether it's for business meetings or a fun road trip, finding the right place to chow down in can be a little tricky. If cooking is out of the question during your travels, then take a look below at some of the healthiest fast food meals that you can order.

How to know it’s healthy

There is a large percentage of people that believe every fast food place is unhealthy, but that's not the case in some places. Everyone starts counting calories and they start having issues while checking every single ingredient to make sure it's healthy and safe. But according to different fast food nutrition sites, you can view the McDonald's Big Mac nutritional information and get an in depth explanation of what's in it exactly. You can see each ingredient, know the calorie count, and notice that it really isn't that bad.

Who would have thought that a burger could be considered healthy! Most chains nowadays try their best to use fresh ingredients without a lot of additives because they now understand that things have changed and people's perception is different than it was in the past. Rebranding themselves and adding many different healthy options was the only way to keep customers happy. So if you do your research and ask about the food, you'd be surprised at how good and healthy the food really is.

Sandwiches Everywhere

There is an abundance of fast food joints all around during your travels, you are bound to find a nutritious choice of a meal when you choose a place. You could order from a place that makes you customize your own sandwich, meaning you choose the ingredients you want and making it healthy and delicious for you. You could add all the different stuff like cucumber, lettuce, onions, avocado, and choosing whole grain brown bread too. You can also go for a burrito with brown rice instead of white rice, maybe even a chicken burrito with fresh ingredients like tomato salsa and brown rice. And if you got a hankering for a burger, there are other burger options you could go for like a nice and healthy fish burger, made of a fresh fish fillet patty with the traditional lettuce, tomato, pickle and onion combination. And let's not forget about the different grilled chicken meals that you can find, you can even have it with sautéed veggies on the side. The healthy sandwich choices that you can order are limitless.

Healthy Fast Food Options While Traveling

Salads Corner

There are also plenty of restaurants that offer a low-calorie alternative to a sandwich, you can order the many different kinds of salad bowls/platters. Having tomato, lettuce, spinach, cucumber, cabbage, olives and different kinds of bell peppers. You can also be creative and maybe have some turkey or chicken bits mixed with it, and adding a healthy and fat-free salad dressing. And almost every restaurant has a nice coleslaw salad for you to enjoy.

Healthy Fast Food Options While Traveling

Veggies Galore

There is also a choice of having a nice 4-piece baked potato plate, you can order the plain kind, filled with sour cream, or skinless kind. There are places that offer you some nice spring rolls that are filled with delicious ingredients. You can order a nice sautéed cauliflower plate or a nice creamy eggplant Parmesan to munch on. You have such a good variety to choose from.

Have a Safe Trip With a Full Belly

There are a lot of restaurants that cater to many different people and their diets. You just got to do your research on what's the best place for you and also it depends on your mood too. It's not the end of the world if you can't enjoy a home-cooked meal, there are ways to be creative or to get the healthy meal that you crave. So be sure not to skip a meal, even when you're travelling.

This is a contribution from one of our contributing writers.


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