I was wondering what fast food you prefer to eat when you are on the go?

My place of choice would be Taco Bell. 3 hard shell beef tacos at 39 carbs.

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Burrito bowl, no rice, black beans, double meat (barbacoa), extra salad, cheese, sour cream, guacamole and extra red tomatillo sauce.

By my count, 55g carbs/ 23 g fiber. If you are real strict, skip the beans and it is 32g carb/19g fiber

I've sort of moved away from "fast food" and mostly hit the sort of new fangled "order then we cook it" places like 5 Guys although the price of those places generally makes me hesitant. I can buy 3x greasy burgers for $15 and eat some borderline toxic fries or go get a pound of much better quality beef and some low carb buns for like $6-7.

Probably taco places are our current fave, Taco Fresca is a chain but they opened a new, independent place (Taco Diner, if you are in the Naperville/ Bolingbrook, IL area, very tasty stuff...) about 5 minutes from our house that has very good salsa, tasty tacos and other goodies, pretty much the whole menu, it takes 5-10 minutes to get a take out order. My main concern is that the food is tasty enough that if they get bigger, they will outgrow their hole-in-the-wall and move somewhere less convenient. I usually go w/ about 45G of carbs for 3 tacos and only eat one tortilla and run a shade low afterwards.

they're only in DC and NYC but Chopt is really really good


I also like the Southwest grilled chicken salad at McDonald's


Chipotle, like bsc. So much fresher than a lot of other things.

Side note...No offense, but the idea of Taco Bell makes me nauseous. In the past 6 years they've been involved in outbreaks of salmonella, e. coli, etc. I was at one once a few years ago out of desperation and had to leave without my food, because I was so grossed out....one worker dropped a spatula on the floor then picked it up and proceeded to use it on at least 4 peoples orders.

Chipotle sounds good but the closest one to me is 100 miles away.

The main reason I pick Taco Bell is it is the only place I go where it doesn't send my BG sky high.

In n Out:

Cheeseburger, Animal Style + Animal Fries

93 grams
6 g of fiber

When I'm bad, I'm bad. I usually just pick at the fries though.

Myself, I go McDonalds.......maybe three times a year. I make it a "special" event when I go, and get a Big Mac, no fries, and a diet Coke. My lipid profile is just fine. Everything in moderation. I don't eat much red meat, fried foods , or cheese. I gonna live to see 100!

Um If Im doing fast food...Im going to go all out, and do What A Burger. Mmmmm making me so hungry. We have 1 that is about 20-30 min away here, but you find them more further south. We vacation most of the time in the south, go down for a week or so to Miami. So What A Burger is always a stop or two along the way. LOL.

It's McDs on the road. My husband has been unwilling to go elsewhere saying they have standards and are checked for them. BUT when I have to go there, it's the grilled chicken salad. I eat one of his Fries and make it last for at least a whole minute while I do mindful glorious reminiscences. To list what I used to eat at McD would start a mindful longing and that I will not do.




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