Carver County – Healthy Options
If you want to eat out, but you also want to stay close on track to your zone blocks, here are some suggestions from local establishments.
6 inch lower fat choice (turkey, roast beef, chicken breast, (men – double the meat), skip the cheese (it is so processed anyway) add a drizzle of oil or light mayo.
Chopped Salad with lots of veggies, skip the cheese, and oil and vinegar for dressing. – You may be slightly short on carbs here, order a bag of sliced apples with it.
Jimmy Johns –
Order one of the club sandwiches with double meat and have them take out the bread. Also have them cut it in half. Use it for two meals. An unwhich will not get you near the needed carbohydrates, so don’t be fooled by the lettuce!
Order a burger on the multigrain bun. Ensure you include the avocado to get your fats. Men – Feel free to eat the entire bun with a side salad. Women – If you are looking to have a side with your burger, lose at least half of the bun and chose the side salad as well. With their burgers, order the bigger patty so you get your protein!
Rey Azteca –
Order fajitas and eat either the rice or the beans, not both, no tortillas.
Order the Chicken Salad and then eat about 10 delicious, fresh corn chips with salsa or a small beer for your extra carbohydrates. Add salsa to your salad as a dressing if you’d like.
Victoria House –
“Light and Healthy” – it is on the lunch menu, but you can order it at dinner time too, your choice of chicken, beef, or salmon. Sub fresh fruit for the cottage cheese.
You can order virtually any dinner with double fresh veggies and no potatoes.
Looking for more advice on a healthy option at a local restaurant?
Send us an email at Coach@CrusherCrossFit.com – We would be happy to help!