Fast food items that are really healthy.

” Fast food items are not healthy and one should avoid them as they increase risks of several health issues” – we have been told these words always. But no one can deny that these foods play an important role in our daily busy schedule. There are also some healthy fast food options offered by leading chains in the world. Let’s have a look at them.

McDonald’s

Healthy food items in McDonald's
Healthy food items in McDonald’s

There is no doubt that this is one of the biggest fast-food chains in the world. They also have options for those who are looking for something healthy.

1. Fruit and Maple Oatmeal

Ingredients used in this

  1. Oatmeal
  2. Diced Apples
  3. Cranberry Raisin blend
  4. Light cream.

Nutrition value

  1. Calories – 320Cal
  2. Total fat – 4.5g
  3. Total Carbohydrate – 64g
  4. Protein- 6g
  5. Sugar – 30g

This is a healthy and tasty option for people looking for some healthy quick eats. It has whole-grain oats that make it the perfect healthy breakfast. The apples and cranberry raisins make it delicious and presentable. If you want, you can also skip the sugar to make it healthier.

McDonald’s Scrambled eggs
Key Ingredients used in this
  1. Eggs
  2. Clarified butter
  3. Milk

Nutrition value

  1. Calories – 140Cal
  2. Fat – 9g
  3. Carbohydrate – 1g
  4. Protein – 13g
  5. Sugar – 0g

Eggs are not only healthy but delicious. If you are an egg lover, nothing can beat this particular quick eat. It can be a perfect breakfast or even a perfect solution for evening cravings.

Subway

Healthy food items in Subway
Healthy food items in Subway

Subway means ” Eat fresh”. There are some options of quick eats at Subway that are not only fresh but healthy along with delicious taste.

1. Subway veggie delight

Key Ingredients used in this

  1. Multigrain bread
  2. Cucumbers
  3. Green peppers
  4. Lettuce
  5. Spinach
  6. Tomatoes
  7. Red onions

Nutrition value

  1. Calories – 200g
  2. Total Fat – 2g
  3. Carbohydrates – 39g
  4. Sugar – 5g
  5. Protein – 8g

This dish is a treat for vegetarians. It is filled with the goodness of veggies along with the benefits of multigrain. This crunchy sandwich is ideal to suppress your hunger healthily.

2. Sweet onion chicken teriyaki bowl

key Ingredients used for this

  1. Teriyaki chicken
  2. Cucumber
  3. Letus
  4. Onion
  5. Jalapeno
  6. Tomato
  7. Sweet onion sauce

Nutrition value

  1. Calories – 300g
  2. Fat – 4.5g
  3. Carbohydrate- 32g
  4. Protein – 34g
  5. Sugar – 22g

It is the perfect dish to keep you full for hours. With efficient protein and calories, it is one of the healthiest fast food that Subway has to offer. It is not only healthy but also delicious and perfect for giving your taste buds a treat.

Chick-Fil-A

Healthy food items in Chick-fil-A
Healthy food items in Chick-fil-A

Chick-Fil-A is also a renowned food chain that has its outlets in several parts of the world. They offer delicious food items and some are healthy to have with good nutrition values.

1. Grilled chicken sandwich

Key ingredients used for this

  1. Multi-Grain bread
  2. Grilled chicken breast
  3. Tomato
  4. Letus
  5. Honey-roasted barbecue sauce

Nutrition value

  1. Calories – 310Cal
  2. Fat – 6g
  3. Carbohydrate – 36g
  4. Protein -29g

It is delicious and healthy at the same time. One sandwich can keep you full for hours. It has an impressive nutrition value and can be a perfect quick pick for your busy days.

Egg white grill sandwich

Key ingredients used

  1. Grilled chicken
  2. Citrus
  3. Multigrain muffin
  4. Egg whites
  5. American cheese

Nutrition Value

  1. Calories – 2Cal
  2. Fat – 8g
  3. Carbohydrates – 30g
  4. Protein – 26g

This food item is full of nutrition and also mouth-watering. You can also have your cup of coffee with it.

Taco bell

Healthy food items in Taco Bell
Healthy food items in Taco Bell

Taco Bell is famous for tacos as well as Burritos. It is also one of the most loved chains in the world. Let’s check out the healthy options.

1. Bean Burrito

Key Ingredients used

  1. Warm refried beans
  2. Cheddar cheese
  3. Diced yellow onion
  4. Red sauce

Nutrition value

  1. Calories – 403Cal
  2. Fat – 13g
  3. Carbohydrate – 54g
  4. Protein – 15g

It is the best vegetarian option at Taco Bell. With high energy and protein, it will keep you full for hours without breaking your commitment to eating healthy.

2. Veggie power bowl

Key ingredients used

  1. Hass Avocado
  2. Flavorful Avocado
  3. Cheddar Cheese
  4. Sour cream
  5. Latin rice
  6. Black beans

nutrition value

  1. Calories – 430Cal
  2. Fat – 18g
  3. Carbohydrates – 57g
  4. Protein – 12g
  5. Sugar – 2g

If you are vegetarian, the taste of this fast food item will be in your mind for days after eating this once, and if you are not, it is highly recommended to taste this healthy and tasty item for once. It is a complete meal that will not only fulfil your stomach but also satisfy your taste buds.

KFC

Healthy food items in KFC
Healthy food items in KFC

No introduction is needed. KFC is one of the most renowned fast food chains in the world. Though not many people know it, KFC also has some healthy fast food items to offer.

1. KFC side salad

Key ingredients used in this

  1. Mixed green leaves such as parsley, Letus.
  2. Shredded Cheddar cheese
  3. Shredded Monterey Jack
  4. Tomatoes
  5. Red bell peppers
  6. (Dressing as per choice)

Nutrition value ( Without dressing)

  1. Calories – 15Cal
  2. Fat – 0
  3. Carbohydrates – 3g
  4. Protein – 1g

You can choose your dressing but the basics will remain the same. It is one of the healthiest food items that you can have at KFC.

Honey BBQ Colonel sandwich

Key Ingredients

  1. Egg
  2. whole-grain buns
  3. Corn Starch
  4. Natural flavours

Nutrition facts

  1. Calories – 320Cal
  2. Fat – 4g
  3. Carbohydrate – 47g
  4. Protein – 24g

This is another healthy option to try at KFC. It has a unique taste and is full of goodness. It can keep you full for hours without doing any harm to your body. When I tried it for the first time, it was awesome beyond my expectations.

Starbucks

Healthy food items in Starbucks
Healthy food items in Starbucks

Again a well-known destination of quick food and coffee lovers. Let’s check out what is healthy here.

1. Grilled chicken and Hummus Protein box

Key ingredients used for this

  1. Grilled chicken breast
  2. Roasted Red pepper hummus
  3. Naan bread
  4. Baby carrots
  5. Roasted Red bell pepper
  6. Roasted Garlic
  7. Buttermilk
  8. Peas

Nutrition Value

  1. Calories – 300Cal
  2. Fat – 9g
  3. Carbohydrate – 32g
  4. Protein – 22g

It is an all in one box full of energy and protein. It is not only one of the healthiest but one of the most delicious food items Starbucks has to offer.

Domino’s

Healthy pizza in Domino's
Healthy pizza in Domino’s

If you are a pizza lover, then you should know what is the most healthy pizza that Domino’s has to offer. Domino’s is the latest quick food chain of pizza. Let’s check out.

1. thin crust veggie pizza (light cheese)

Key ingredients

  1. Red bel peppers
  2. Spinach
  3. Onions
  4. Mushrooms
  5. Tomatoes
  6. Black Olives

Nutrition values (Each slice)

  1. Calories – 130Cal
  2. Sugar – 2g
  3. Fat – 2g

Domino’s thin-crust veggie pizza is the healthiest option for pizza lovers. It is delicious and healthy with the goodness of veggies.

Ending words

Quick foods have become a necessity. Not all quick foods hurt our body, you just have to select a healthy fast food option. Though there are also some options that I have skipped in this article such as

  1. Veggie burrito bowl at Chipotle
  2. Grilled Chicken sandwich at Wendy’s
  3. Grilled Salmon plate at Long John Silver’s etc.

They also have a good nutrition value along with great taste.  So, healthily enjoy your fast food without worrying about the negative impact.

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