Just because you are trying to watch what you eat doesn’t mean you have to skip going to dinner at your favorite restaurants. We’ve put together a quick list of some healthy menu options from some of the most popular chain restaurants that won’t derail your diet.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Mama Mandola’s Sicilian Chicken Soup
Tuscan Strawberry Salad with Shrimp
Wood-Grilled Tiliapia with steamed veggies
Tuscan Grilled Chicken with steamed veggies
Tuscan Grilled Sirloin (6 ounce serving) with steamed veggies


Black Bean Soup
Thai Shrimp Salad
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Cedar Grilled Lemon Chicken
Pepper-crusted Sirloin & Whole Grains

McAlisters Deli

Bowl of Fire Roasted Vegetable Soup
Savannah Chopped Salad (1/2 salad)
½ Garden Salad with Tuna Salad
Cup of Veggie Chili
½ Turkey Sandwich

Red Lobster

Cup of New England Clam Chowder
Wood-Grilled Shrimp Tacos (no slaw)
Broiled Flounder with a side of broccoli
Maple Glazed Chicken with a garden salad side
Lighthouse Garlic Grilled Shrimp

Texas Roadhouse

Texas Red Chili (1 cup)
Grilled Shrimp Appetizer with a side salad
Sirloin with Grilled Shrimp
Oven Roasted Half Chicken with a steamed veggie side

Olive Garden

Chicken & Gnocchi Soup
Pasta E Fagioli Soup
Spaghetti With Meat Sauce (Lunch Portion)
Zuppa Toscana Soup