Healthy Fast Food

by Sandra Foyt on January 26, 2012

in Food Adventures

McDonalds via Wiki CommonsIs there such a thing as healthy fast food? It’s tough to make good food choices when you’re pressed for time and  money, but there is a way to minimize the harm.

Last spring, my son and I went to a few fast food restaurants to see if it was possible to feel satisfied with a healthy, low-calorie meal. It was. Here is how we did it.

How to Enjoy Healthy Fast Food:

One more thing…

While the iChoose600 Campaign was great for introducing us to the concept of healthy fast food, I found that it was easier to count calories with the Fast Food Calorie Counter app on my iPhone (also available on the Android platform.)

| Sandra Foyt is a storyteller, photographer, and road trip junkie. A veteran of six cross-country road trips, she drove Route 66, the Lincoln Highway, the fossil freeway, the extraterrestrial highway, and even “the loneliest road in America.” Find her on, an award-winning destination guide to extraordinary travel in and from Northeast USA, on her portfolio site at, and in freelance gigs on Family Travel 411, Minitime, Huffington Post, and Matador Network. Email:, Twitter @SandraFoyt.

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