Burger on the Grill
Eat this: 1 fresh all-white-meat turkey burger patty
Per Burger (Uncooked): 130 calories, 5 g fat, (0 g saturated fat), 55 mg sodium, 0 g carbohydrates, 0 g fiber, 28 g protein
Not that: 1 frozen Bubba Burger
Per Burger (Uncooked):: 420 calories, 36 g fat, (21 g saturated fat), 85 mg sodium, 0 g carbohydrates, 0 g fiber, 23 g protein
Why: It's still a char-grilled burger—slap on some condiments and he probably won't even know he's not eating the real thing. Meanwhile, you'll save on calories while still getting a 5 gram protein bonus.
Eat this: Amy's Black Bean Vegetable Burrito
Per Burrito: 280 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 580 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, 9 g protein
Not that: Taco Bell Bean Burrito
Per Burrito: 340 calories, 9 g fat, (3.5 g saturated fat), 1,190 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrates, 8 g fiber, 13 g protein
Why: Drive-thrus don't offer an array of healthy choices, but stocking the freezer with Amy's guarantees you a fat-fighting option in the same amount of time. Plus, studies show that regular bean-eaters have a 22 percent lower risk of obesity.
Eat this: Chicken & Broccoli
Per 10 oz serving: 310 calories, 12 g fat, (2.5 g saturated fat), 2,230 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 35 g protein
Not that: General Tso's Chicken
Per 10 oz serving: 560 calories, 32 g fat, (3 g saturated fat), 1,650 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein
Why: Ordering grilled chicken with veggies in light sauce delivers all the flavor without the artery-clogging, spare-tire-inducing fat. Just be stingy with the soy sauce—this dish already packs enough sodium for an entire day.
Eat this: Applegate Farms Organic Turkey Hot Dogs
Per Dog: 80 calories, 6 g fat, (2 g saturated fat), 350 mg sodium, 0 g carbohydrates, 0 g fiber, 6 g protein
Not that: Ball Park Beef Frank
Per Dog: 180 calories, 16 g fat, (6 g saturated fat), 560 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrates, 0 g fiber, 6 g protein
Why: Dogs seem to be a staple on nearly every guy's grocery list, but Applegate doggies aren't mystery meat. They're basically nitrite-free organic turkey shaped into a wiener, with the same amount of protein and 100 fewer calories.
Eat this: 1 Gardenburger BBQ Riblet (5 oz)
Per Riblet: 240 calories, 4.5 g fat, (0 g saturated fat), 580 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, 17 g protein
Not that: Kansas City-style BBQ pork ribs (3 oz, with sauce)
Per Serving: 430 calories, 27 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 1,820 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein
Why: A larger serving of these veggie delights provides 5 grams of fiberthat's 20 percent of your RDA. Because the veg version has about half the calories and 17 filling grams of protein, neither you nor your man will miss (or feel like) the pig. And you can still enjoy licking barbecue sauce off each other's fingers.
Eat this: Medium Thin N Crispy Pizza Hut Pizza 12-inch pizza with Sauce, Cheese, Grilled Chicken, Green Pepper, Mushroom, Red Onion, Tomatoes
Per Slice: 180 calories, 6 g fat, (3 g saturated fat), 540 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein
Not that: Pizza Hut Medium Pan Supreme
Per Slice: 310 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 720 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein
Why: It's still a piping-hot fresh pie, and hey, is there any such thing as bad pizza? This version's veggies up the flavor factor (especially those green peppers and onions), and with the addition of grilled chicken, he won't even miss the red meat (or the pools of grease that come with it).
Eat this: Morningstar Farms Buffalo Wings
Per 5 Wings: 200 calories, 9 g fat, (1 g saturated fat), 790 mg sodium.19 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 11 g protein
Not that: Chili's Grill Wings Over Buffalo with dressing
Per 5 Wings: 670 calories, 59 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 1,445 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrates, 0 g fiber, 34 g protein
Why: These veggie nuggets taste amazing. They're crispy, spicy, chewy, and protein-richand they smell delish. Even a hardcore wing fan will feel fully satisfied, and you can still pair them with celery and light ranch dressing. Bonus: 3 grams of fiber, a filling fat-fighter real wings lack.
Eat this: Hormel Turkey Chili with Beans
Per Cup: 200 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 1,200 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, 17 g protein
Not that: Bush's Chunky Homestyle Chili with Beans
Per Cup: 260 calories, 10 g fat (3.5 g saturated fat), 1,250 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrates, 8 g fiber, 15 g protein
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Burger on the Grill