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healthy fast food idea: chipotle chicken salad

Eating fast food always makes me feel a little guilty, but I re-discovered a favorite light menu item I wanted to share in case you, too, are trying to be a beach babe this summer (aren’t we all?). Alan and I were stuck in the middle of nowhere at dinnertime recently with nothing but KFCs and Taco Bells on every block. Luckily Chipotle was also everywhere so I ordered the chicken salad with pinto beans, extra fajita veggies, tomato salsa, and a little bit of red tomatilla salsa. I know fast food is almost always a bad idea for beach babeliness, but wait! Hear me out for a second. It’s basically grilled chicken, beans, and veggies which are good sources of lean protein, fiber, and micronutrients. It’s become my fast food dinner of choice whenever we’re too tired or lazy to cook after work.

What do you think? Is fast food all the same? What do you eat when your kitchen’s not nearby? 

(image by Trevor Pearson)

Last modified: January 10, 2019