500 Calories and Under Healthy Fast Food Meals

These meals are healthy options for when you are at fast food chains!

The McDonald’s menu is full of calories and fat packed food choices. However there are a few meal options for 500 calories and under. Try not to add on a side of fries, soda, or a dessert!

Option 1: Artisan Grilled Chicken Sandwich (pictured)

  • 360 calories
  • 32 g protein
  • 6 g fat (1.5 g saturated, 0 g trans)
  • 930 mg sodium
  • 43 g carbohydrates (3 g fiber, 11 g sugars)

Option 2: Chicken McNuggets (6 piece) With Honey Mustard Sauce (1 package)

  • 340 calories
  • 13 g protein
  • 22 g fat (3.5 g saturated, 0 g trans)
  • 655 mg sodium
  • 24 g carbohydrates (2 g fiber, 5 g sugars)

Chipotle

Mexican fast food tends to be really high in sodium, so be sure to watch your sodium intake for the rest of the day!

Option 1: Burrito Bowl With Steak, Black Beans, Fajita Veggies, Fresh Tomato Salsa, Cheese, and Romaine Lettuce (pictured)

  • 460 calories
  • 46 g protein
  • 15.5 g fat (7 g saturated)
  • 1,150 mg sodium
  • 36 g carbohydrates (15 g fiber, 8 g sugar)

Option 2: Salad with Romaine Lettuce, Brown Rice, Black Beans, Fajita Veggies, and Roasted Chili-Corn Salsa (vegetarian)

  • 430 calories
  • 15.5 g protein
  • 10 g fat (0 g saturated, 0 g trans)
  • 895 mg sodium
  • 76 g carbohydrates (19.5 g fiber, 8.5 g sugar)

Subway

Subway has a lot of really healthy options as long as you minimize your spreads and cheese choices, as well as limit the size of bread to 6 inches.

Option 1: Six-inch Turkey Breast Sub on 9-Grain Wheat with Swiss Cheese, Banana Peppers, Cucumbers, Green Peppers, Lettuce, Spinach, Tomatoes, Avocado, and Vinegar dressing (pictured)

  • 390 calories
  • 23 g protein
  • 14 g fat (4 g saturated, 0 g trans)
  • 720 mg sodium
  • 49 g carbohydrates (8 g fiber, 7 g sugar)

Option 2: Six-inch Veggie Sub on 9-Grain Wheat with Provolone, Cucumbers, Green Peppers, Lettuce, Red Onions, Spinach, Tomatoes, Avocado, and Olive Oil Blend Dressing (vegetarian)

  • 380 calories
  • 13 g protein
  • 17 g fat (4.5 g saturated, 0 g trans)
  • 410 mg sodium
  • 47 g carbohydrates (8 g fiber, 7 g sugar)

Taco Bell

Taco Bell is another place where you should watch out for the sodium levels!

Option 1: Shredded Chicken Burrito (pictured)

  • 400 calories
  • 16 g protein
  • 18 g fat (4.5 g saturated, 0 g trans)
  • 960 mg sodium
  • 45 g carbohydrates (3 g fiber, 3 g sugar)

Option 2: Cantina Power Burrito — Veggie (vegetarian)

  • 430 calories
  • 15 g protein
  • 19 g fat (7 g saturated, 0 g trans)
  • 940 mg sodium
  • 52 g carbohydrates (9 g fiber, 5 g sugar)

Burger King

Option 1: BK VEGGIE Burger (pictured) (vegetarian)

  • 390 calories
  • 21 g protein
  • 16 g fat (2.5 g saturated, 0 g trans)
  • 900 mg sodium
  • 44 g carbohydrates (5 g fiber, 9 g sugar)

Option 2: Chicken BLT Garden Fresh Salad with TENDERGRILL and dressing

  • 440 calories
  • 33 g protein
  • 29 g fat (8 g saturated, 0 g trans)
  • 1,080 mg sodium
  • 11 g carbohydrates (3 g fiber, 5 g sugar)

Quiznos

Option 1: Small Honey Bourbon Chicken Sub (pictured)

  • 360 calories
  • 23 g protein
  • 6 g fat (6 g saturated, 0 g trans)
  • 1,000 mg sodium
  • 51 g carbohydrates (2 g fiber, 13 g sugar)

Option 2: Small Veggie Guacamole “Classic”* (vegetarian)

  • 450 calories
  • 13 g protein
  • 25 g fat (8 g saturated, 0 g trans)
  • 940 mg sodium
  • 44 g carbohydrates (3 g fiber, 5 g sugar)