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Healthy Fast Food Choices

  • Starbucks

    Starbucks Protein Bistro Box
    With more than enough to share, this fruit, peanut butter, egg and cheese platter will power everyone up for their day.

  • McDonald's

    McDonald's Hamburger Happy Meal with kid-size fries
    350 calories, 14 grams fat, 13 grams protein + apple slices + low-fat milk

  • Taco Bell

    Taco Bell Bean Burrito
    370 calories, 9 grams fiber, 13 grams protein. Side: black beans and rice: 147 calories, 5 grams fiber, 4 grams protein

  • Subway

    Subway Egg White & Cheese Muffin Melt
    This lunchtime destination has put a fresh spin on breakfast with a high-fiber handheld that you can load up with your kid's fave veggies.

  • Ruby Tuesday

    Ruby Tuesday Pasta Marinara
    471 calories, 6 grams total fat, 6 grams fiber, 16 grams protein

  • Panera

    Panera PB&J Sandwich:
    400 calories, 3.5 grams saturated fat, 3 grams fiber, 11 grams protein. Side: organic yogurt (blueberry or strawberry)

  • McDonald's

    McDonald's Fruit & Maple Oatmeal
    As close to homemade as you're going to get, each cup offers the ideal breakfast triple play: a whopping 32 grams of whole grains, 1/2 cup of fruit and 100 milligrams of calcium.

  • Jamba Juice

    Jamba Juice Strawberry Whirl Smoothie
    Opt for an all-fruit smoothie—everything that goes into the blender can be grown in a garden.

  • Dunkin' Donuts

    Dunkin' Donuts Egg White Turkey Sausage Wake-up Wrap or Veggie Egg White Wake-up Wrap
    At only 150 calories, this small wonder has the bonus of spinach (in the turkey sausage wrap) and high-protein cheddar cheese to help keep your little one full until lunch.

  • Chili's

    Chili's Little Chicken Crispers
    340 calories, 4 grams saturated fat, 1 gram fiber, 30 grams protein. Side: celery sticks with ranch, Mandarin oranges, steamed broccoli or pineapple

  • Applebees

    Applebee's Grilled Chicken Sandwich
    230 calories, 1.5 grams saturated fat, 24 grams protein. Side: steamed broccoli or applesauce

    Check out our ideas for healthy kids snacks you can make at home!