3 Tips to ensure the restaurant you're eating at is serving healthy food!
| April 14, 2018, 10:13 a.m.
Dining out with friends and family is a great way to get reconnected, but the monster-sized meals are served at many restaurants can spell disaster for your waistline.
No way should you have to worry about it, if you come to the restaurant with these tips:
1. Order double the amount of apetizers: Many times restaurants offer seafood- or vegetable-based options on the appetizer menu that can serve as a healthy product. Order a portion (or two) and eat it as your main meal. Just ward-off the sauced versions to save yourself from a calorie bomb.
2. Double/Triple the amount of vegetables: Vegetables are an afterthought on many restaurant entrees, so ask your server to incorporate more portions of vegetables—either in place of less healthy sides or as part of your main course. You might be charged a bit more, but many times they’ll be happy to swap it out without it costing more.
3. Look for key healthy words in the menu: What do the words grilled, broiled and baked have it common? They’re all words that indicate that the food was made in the healthiest way possible. You can also opt for no sauces or oils on the toppings.