14 Fast Foods You Can Eat on a Low-Carb Diet

Sticking to a low-carb diet when dining out can be hard, especially at fast-food restaurants.

That’s because these meals are often based on bread, tortillas, and other high-carb items.

Still, most fast-food restaurants offer some good low-carb options, and many items can easily be modified to fit your lifestyle.

Here are 14 delicious fast foods you can eat on a low-carb diet.

1. Submarine sandwiches are very high in carbs. A typical sub has at least 50 grams of carbs, most of which come from the bun.

2. Choose 3 pieces of grilled chicken with a side of green beans for a balanced meal that contains fewer than 10 grams of carbs.

3. If you prefer to drink coffee with milk or cream, ask for half-and-half, heavy cream, or unsweetened soy or almond milk.

4. Select a salad with meat, vegetables, salsa, and guacamole for a satisfying meal with 6 grams of digestible carbs.

5. Top your bunless burger with condiments and extra toppings to add flavor while minimizing carb intake.

6. Select an egg-based breakfast with meat and vegetables at Panera Bread to keep carb intake low and control hunger levels.

7. Choose non-breaded buffalo wings with traditional sauce, celery, and a few carrot strips to create a meal with under 10 grams of net carbs.

8. Bacon or sausage with eggs provides very few carbs, reduces hunger, and helps you feel full for hours.

9. Use Arby’s nutrition calculator to construct a high-protein meal within your target carb range.

10. Choose antipasto salad for a filling, low-carb meal at an Italian fast-food restaurant.

11. Order a salad with double meat, vegetables, and avocados for a delicious and satisfying Subway meal.

12. Choose a burrito bowl or “bare” burrito for the great flavor of a traditional burrito with very few carbs.

13. At McDonald’s, order 2 Egg or Sausage McMuffins without the bread for a satisfying meal with 4 grams or less of carbs and 24 grams of protein.

14. Select Arby’s Roast Turkey Farmhouse Salad for a wonderful combination of flavors and textures with 6 grams of digestible carbs.

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