Applebee’s restaurant chain is the right place for people who are conscious of what they eat; they can eat nutritious meals in a peaceful atmosphere without having to worry about calories and fat content. Weight Watchers have teamed up with Applebee’s and now you can have a special Weight Watcher’s menu when you dine at Applebee’s. These special menu items have Weight Watcher’s Points noted against them. They also have a new menu where all dishes have less than 550 calories.
Next time you visit Applebee’s restaurant, take a close look at the Applebee’s menu. As you go through the menu you can find weight watchers ‘flag’ along side the suggested menu items. These are the items certified by Weight Watcher’s and you can also find their Weight watchers points. It definitely helps you to pick these nutritious items easily. In this way you can choose quickly low calorie and yet delicious meals. These appetizing dishes are really mouth-watering and have high nutritional value.
Applebee’s have rearranged their menu and added several newly launched menu options with less than 550 calories, so that you need not take more efforts on deciding what to order. All these menu items carry nutritional information. And that is the reason why Applebee’s restaurant is becoming more and more popular across the country.
Applebee’s under 550 calorie meals include the vegetables and side dishes. One of the nutritious dishes from Applebee’s is the Grilled Citrus Chicken Salad. They serve grilled chicken with citrus flavor on a bed of greens. This is a very delicious dish having high nutritional value. It uses boneless chicken breast marinated overnight in any of citrus juice such as lemon, lime or even orange juice and then barbecued in a grill. It is served with greens.
Another delicious item with high nutritional content is the Cajun lime Tilapia. Tilapia is a fish, tasting great and is also healthy for the heart. The cajun dipped Tilapia fillet is flavored with ample quantity of lime juice served with rice and vegetables, and has only six grams of fat, 310 calories and has 2 grams of protein.
Southwest Cobb salad is another dish on Applebee’s menu with less calories and good nutritional value. This salad contains grilled chipotle chicken, with corn and shredded cheese and served on a bed of mixed green vegetables. This dish has no carbohydrates and has about 440 calories – good for people who are on Atkins diet.
The Shrimp Skewer salad from Applebee’s is a very healthy dish if you are a seafood fan. It is a great dish for shrimp lovers. It has only 8 grams of carbohydrates, 2 grams of protein and just 210 calories. It makes this dish very healthy and light. You can also order California shrimp salad instead of regular salad for taste and to cut down your calorie count too.
Mesquite Chicken salad is another dish you can choose from Applebee’s menu – which has only 200 calories. Mesquite chicken salad has the fewest calories of all Applebee’s meals.
You need not to give up nutrition value for taste at Applebees restaurant. People who are calorie conscious can go for the Weight Watcher’s menu items or Under 500 calorie dishes.