Healthy, Fast, Casual Dining Out

By CSL Staff
July 12, 2019

City Style and Living Magazine Summer 2019 Healthy Living Fast, Casual Dining Out Joey restaurants

/ Courtesy Joey Restaurants

CSL picks meals that are 600 calories or less

Hangry anyone?  With our busy lives, all of us have had a moment of pure exhaustion where we need a fix of food, fast. 

Maybe you’ve been steadfastly been following a clean eating regime, pre-planning all of your fresh snack, but this time you just need something, quick.

A fast casual meal doesn’t have to be a ‘cheat day’, or make you compromise your healthy lifestyle choices.  Instead, arm yourself with the information about these restaurants to make the best informed choices when eating out.

LUNCH

Joey Restaurant
Dish: Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl

Description: This Hawaiian favourite is colourful, light and packed with protein.

Lowdown: > 550 cal, 24g fat 28g protein

The Keg steakhouse
Dish: Shrimp cocktail with Top sirloin (6oz)

Description: A full gluten free menu with a wide range of dining options including dessert is available. The classic 1970’s appetizer never goes out of style.  Load up on protein by adding a juicy piece of meat.

Lowdown: > 128 cal, 1g fat, 26g protein (shrimp); 292 cal 12g fat 37g protein

City Style and Living Magazine Summer 2019 Healthy Living Fast, Casual Dining Out The Keg

/ Courtesy The Keg

DINNER

Joey Restaurant
Dish: Penang Prawn Curry Bowl

Description: Choose brown rice for added complex carbs.  Subtle spicing adds tons of flavour.

Lowdown: > 920 cal, 52g fat, 29g protein

The Keg Steakhouse

Dish: Crispy Lobster Taco  (x3)

Description: To Baja we go!  Served with lightly dressed cabbage, and charred corn on soft tortillas.  Skip the creamy sauce on the side.

Lowdown: > 672cal, 18g fat, 26g protein


This original food article first appeared in the Summer 2019 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.

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