How To Make Healthy Choices When Eating Out

by laliveinsider on Thu., Jun 20 at 04:19 PM

It was just “cheat day” and you’re out with your friends looking for a healthy meal. Well don’t worry because we’ve got you covered when it comes to searching for a healthier alternative at these restaurants!

Tom's Urban

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Pork Belly Banh Mi Lettuce Cups

This modern twist on Banh Mi is a healthy one and we are loving it! This dish is made with house-made pork belly, chili lime Asian slaw, pickled onions, sliced jalapeños, fresh cilantro, and chili mayo. Just ask for chili mayo on the side!

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Katsuya

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Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeño

Sashimi is a great source of protein! Sashimi is your traditional Japanese meal comprised with raw fish sliced to perfection! This makes for a healthier alternative since it does not have rice along with it. Made with fresh yellowtail, ponzu sauce, and jalapeño, this will hit the spot!

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Rock'N Fish

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Louisiana-Style Blackened Swordfish

Swordfish is perfect if you are looking for a healthy meal that can give you a good amount of potassium. This dish is made with corn maque choux, Nueske’s bacon, grilled asparagus, and tequila lime butter. Just ask to cut back on the butter!

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Yard House

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Pan Seared Ahi

You’ll want to ask for sauce on the side for this one! Try the pan seared ahi, served with asparagus, Chinese black bean sauce, fried basil, and substitute with brown rice or quinoa. Although the sauce is great for your taste buds, it may not be the healthiest option, so you’ll definitely want to watch your intake!

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Rosa Mexicano

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Alambre de Camarones

Looking for a meal that’s gluten-free? You must try this signature dish, made with grilled wild jumbo shrimp marinated in garlic vinaigrette and tomatoes, onions and serrano chiles over rice with salsa verde picante. Be sure to ask for no rice, and this is a great healthy meal.

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WP24 by Wolfgang Puck

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Spicy Weiser Farm’s Eggplant

In the mood for something with a little kick? You have to try this healthy option of the Spicy Weiser Farm’s Eggplant! Served with roasted Shishito peppers, chili, and crisp garlic, this pretty purple dish will hit the spot.

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Can’t wait to indulge? This is just the start to living that healthier foodie lifestyle!

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