Fast Food Nutrition Blog

Taco Bell Discontinues the Sriracha Quesarito and Waffle Tacos

Today we mourn the loss of two Taco Bell menu items, the Sriracha Quesarito and the Waffle Taco. Ok, maybe we don't actually mourn the loss of these calorie-laden examples of pseudo-Mexican cuisine, but if people missed Chicken Fries, someone is bound to miss these items too.

Continue reading about the cancellation of the Sriracha Quesarito and Waffle Taco.

Burger King Chicken Fries Nutrition Facts

For years, food companies have been making vegetable products that look like meat. But back in 2005, Burger King flipped the script by introducing chicken fries, which were quite possibly the first meat product made to look like a vegetable. Chicken fries were crispy pieces of fried chicken, with a french fry shape that made them perfect for dipping. After a 7 year run, Burger King discontinued Chicken Fries in 2012.

This did not sit well with fans of chicken fries. They took to the internet threatening to boycott Burger King and even signing presidential petitions asking Obama to bring about the return of Chicken Fries. It took a few years, but Burger King finally listened, and chicken fries are back!

So what's healthier; eating your chicken in nugget or fry shape? Or does it matter at all? Let's look at the nutrition facts and find out!

Keep reading to learn about Burger King Chicken Fries nutrition facts

Panera Broth Bowls Nutrition Facts

In a world of bacon-wrapped pizzas and sandwiches that use fried chicken as bread, it's always a cause for celebration when a fast food restaurant brings out a new menu item that is truly healthy. Today Panera has done just that! Well, almost. Panera's new broth bowls look to be a great option for a healthy, low-calorie lunch... so long as you have low blood pressure!

Allow me to explain.

Keep reading as we look at the nutrition facts for Panera's Broth Bowls

What's in a McDonald's Shamrock Shake?

St. Patrick's Day is almost here and it's time to bring out that one green shirt that's way too ugly to wear any other day of the year. While you're doing that, McDonald's is also digging out one of their old green favorites, the Shamrock Shake. This peppermint-flavored, bright green milkshake makes an annual appearance for St Patty's day, much to the delight of its many fans. But what's in a Shamrock Shake? And how is it so green that it looks like it might just glow in the dark? Let's take a look!

Continue reading to get all the details on the ingredients and nutrition for a Shamrock Shake.

Survive Lent With These Meat-less Fast Food Options

Ash Wednesday is just a few days away, and with it, the start of Lent. For Catholics, that means 40 days of self-reflection, prayer, and abstaining from meat on Fridays. Now before you get all depressed thinking of all the Filet-O-Fishes you'll be eating on Fridays, let me share some good news: THERE IS A BETTER WAY! That's right, you no longer have to suffer through greasy, fried fish sandwiches slathered in tartar sauce to make it through Lent!

In the last few years, fast food restaurants have upped their game when it comes to vegetarian and seafood options, making it easier than ever for you to observe Lent without giving up the convenience of fast food. These new meat-less menu options go beyond the traditional fried fish sandwich, giving Catholics Lent-friendly options that are tastier than ever.

Keep reading to see the best meat-free options for Lent

Weight Watchers Points for Fast Food is making it even easier than ever to stick to your diet without giving up the convenience of fast food! Our website now provides Weight Watchers PointsPlus values for the 6,000+ menu items in our database.

Looking up the Weight Watchers PointsPlus value couldn't be easier. Simply pick a restaurant from our list, select the item you'd like to view and you'll find the number of Weight Watchers points listed at the bottom of the nutrition facts.

Remember, is mobile friendly, so you can look up the Weight Watchers points right from the restaurant on your phone.

Subway Flatbread: Is It Healthier?

If you're looking for a way to make your meal from Subway a bit healthier, you might be tempted to swap out the traditional bread for Subway's flatbread. It's thinner, so it's less bread... that's gotta mean it's healthier, right? That certainly seems logical, but Chipotle's calorie-filled tortilla taught us that thin doesn't always mean healthy.

To see if flatbread is the smart choice at Subway, let's look at the nutrition facts!

Keep reading to see the nutrition facts for Subway's flatbread