7 Copycat Recipe Makeovers Based on Your Favorite Fast Food

Wellness: Nutrition
7 Copycat Recipe Makeovers Based on Your Favorite Fast Food

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Spicy breaded chicken sandwich with lettuce and tomatoes on bun


August 16 2018


Dine in and enjoy your own favorite takeout recipes with a homemade and healthy twist.

  1. Better Beef Burrito

    Don't run to the nearest Mexican take-out for this loaded beef burrito. Make your own healthier version in the comfort of your own casa. 

    Ours: 610 calories, 9g saturated fat, 880mg sodium, 51g carbohydrates

    Theirs: 1240 calories, 17g saturated fat, 2560mg sodium, 119g carbohydrates

  2. Spicy Chicken Sandwich

    This recipe is waaaay better than fast food. 

    Ours: 370 calories, 8g fat, 41 carbohydrates, 570mg sodium

    Theirs: 510 calories 21g fat, 51g carbohydrates, 1110mg sodium

  3. Loaded Pancake Sandwiches

    No need to run for the golden arches to get this fast food favorite.

    Ours: 370 calories, 12g fat, 790 sodium

    Theirs: 550 calories, 32g fat, 1280g sodium

  4. Grilled Mongolian Beef

    Skip the Asian take out and make this quick recipe at home. But, don't forget the fortune cookies.

    Ours: 280 calories, 17g fat, 8g carbohydrates, 24g protein, 460mg sodium

    Theirs: 420 calories, 24g fat, 22g carbohydrates, 31g protein, 1870g sodium

  5. Gluten-Free Veggie Pizza

    Better ingredients does make for a better pizza. Go gluten-free with this veggie pizza recipe.

    Ours: 180 calories, 4g fat, 32g carbs, 4g protein

    Theirs: 200 calories, 6g fat, 27g carbohydrates, 9g protein

  6. Tricked Out Tacos

    Live more with this tricked out crunchy taco. You won't be able to get enough of this better-for-you recipe.

    Ours: 240 calories, 10g fat, 16g protein, 21g carbohydrates

    Theirs: 620 calories, 26g fat, 25g protein, 71g carbohydrates

  7. Crispy Chicken Salad

    No need for a caloric salad. Reach for our mock-drive-thru salad recipe that will keep you coming back for more.

    Ours: 420 calories, 16g fat, 36g protein, 940mg sodium

    Theirs: 720 calories, 50g fat, 36g protein, 1960mg sodium