Cracker Barrel - Healthy Options?

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stephnms

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Posted: 24 May 2010, 17:13
Can anyone suggest some healthy menu options from Cracker Barrel? We're going there this week, and I don't want to blow my diet. (I'm trying to stay under 1,700 daily calories). I checked their website, and the best I can come up with is grilled chicken tenderloin, corn, green beans, and maybe some applesauce.
libless

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Posted: 24 May 2010, 17:24
Their grilled chicken tenderloins are pretty good. I'm not on a carb-restricted diet necessarily, but I usually look at the low carb section of the menu and then try to weed out the options that sound like they have high fat components: like the "smothered" grilled chicken tenderloins. They have pinto beans which would be high fiber, and you can always take your own dressing to use on a side salad...
stephnms

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Posted: 28 May 2010, 09:01
Thank you! We're heading out for our day of movies and shopping, and I'm ready for Cracker Barrel. I have my calories mapped out for the day and I WILL NOT STRAY! Smile
kcook323

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Posted: 28 May 2010, 10:32
Have fun Steph! You can do it!
~*~Kendra~*~
jennyjarz

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Posted: 28 May 2010, 22:11
YUM. i could totally eat some cracker barrel right now.
so yummy
stephnms

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Posted: 29 May 2010, 06:18
I stuck to my plan so I was really proud of myself. I had grilled chicken, corn, and green beans. Smile
kcook323

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Posted: 29 May 2010, 06:52
Great job Steph!
~*~Kendra~*~
stephnms

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Posted: 30 May 2010, 08:58
Thanks Kendra. Smile
Jsauter

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Posted: 02 Jun 2010, 00:20
Also, consider sharing a meal, or taking half home for later on. There isn't much at Cracker Barrel that is great for you, but you can mitigate it...



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