Welcome to the Failed Dieter’s 5 Healthy Foods series! In this series, we will feature 5 healthy foods to eat at various fast food and sit-down restaurants. Today we will be featuring 5 healthy foods to eat at Burger King, the fast food restaurant known for its flame-broiled hamburgers and “having it your way”.
Burger King has a lot of famously unhealthy options, like their onion rings and chicken fries, but they offer some not-so-horrible options as well. Burger King is one of the few fast food restaurants that offers a veggie burger to vegetarians!
5 Healthy Foods to Eat at Burger King
Grilled chicken, apple, & cranberry salad with apple slices and unsweetened tea
Chicken, Apple & Cranberry Garden Fresh Salad perfectly blends premium lettuces, crisp apples, sweet dried cranberries, and crumbly blue cheese. Served with KEN’S® Apple Cider Vinaigrette and topped with juicy grilled chicken.
350 calories, 8g fat, 4g saturated fat, 44g sugar, 29g protein, 43g carbs–10 Weight Watchers Plus Points
Tendergrill Chicken Sandwich, No Mayo
Burger King’s TENDERGRILL® Chicken Sandwich is a juicy premium white meat chicken fillet carefully layered with shredded lettuce, and ripe tomatoes, between the brioche-style bun.
320 calories, 5g fat, 1g saturated fat, 6g sugar, 31g protein, 38g carbs–8 Weight Watchers Plus Points
Morningstar Veggie Burger, No Mayo
Not just for vegetarians, our great tasting Veggie Burger is made with real vegetables and wholesome grains, beginning with a MorningStar Farms® Garden Veggie Patty and topped with fresh-cut lettuce, juicy tomatoes, white onions, crunchy pickles, and ketchup all served on a toasted sesame seed bun.
320 calories, 8g fat, 1g saturated fat, 9g sugar, 21g protein, 44g carbs–9 Weight Watchers Plus Points
Cheeseburger/Bacon Cheeseburger/Whopper Jr. with no mayo
You can’t go wrong with the Bacon Cheeseburger, a signature flame-grilled beef patty topped with smoked bacon and a layer of melted American cheese, crinkle cut pickles, yellow mustard, and ketchup on a toasted sesame seed bun. Or how about a Whopper Jr.? The WHOPPER JR.® Sandwich features one savory flame-grilled beef patty topped with juicy tomatoes, fresh cut lettuce, ketchup, crunchy pickles, and sliced white onions on a soft sesame seed bun.
270/290/230 calories, 12g/13g/9g fat, 1g/6g/3g saturated fat, 7g/7g/6g sugar, 11g/12g/9g protein, 27g/27g/27g carbs–7/7/6 Weight Watchers Plus Points13
Egg & Cheese Croissan’wich
Our grab-and-go Egg & Cheese CROISSAN’WICH® is piled high with fluffy eggs and melted American cheese on a toasted, flaky croissant.
330 calories, 18g fat, 8g saturated fat, 5g sugar, 11g protein, 31g carbs–9 Weight Watchers Plus Points
Pair any of these sandwiches with a garden side salad for a meal!
Garden Side Salad
70 calories, 4g fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 1g sugar, 5g protein, 4g carbs–2 Weight Watchers Plus Points
What are your favorite healthy foods to eat at Burger King? Let me know in the comments section below!