Schlotzsky’s has joined Healthy Dining and the online resource www.HealthyDiningFinder.com, taking a step forward on the healthy eating trend that is quickly gaining national momentum.
Recognizing that dining out presents a major challenge for anyone who is trying to slim down or follow a healthy lifestyle, Schlotzsky’s is teaming up with Healthy Dining’s nutrition experts to offer guests a selection of healthier menu options and corresponding nutrition information.
â€˜At Schlotzsky’s, we have always taken pride in offering our diners healthy meals,” says Kelly Roddy, Schlotzsky’s president. â€˜That is why this partnership is a natural fit for us and one we are excited about moving forward with.â€™
Schlotzsky’s featured dishes include:
Smoked Turkey Breast Sandwich – Medium
Smoked turkey breast and light mayonnaise with lettuce and tomato on toasted sourdough bread.
520 calories, 9 grams fat
Parmesan Chicken Caesar Wrap
Grilled chicken breast and Parmesan cheese with Caesar dressing and lettuce wrapped in a flour tortilla.
560 calories, 20 grams fat
Fresh Veggie Sandwich â€“ Medium
Cheddar cheese, cucumber slices, red onion, tomato and lettuce with fat free spicy ranch dressing and black olives on toasted wheat bread.
480 calories, 11.5 grams fat
Also appearing on HealthyDiningFinder.com are the vegetarian special pizza, the small chicken breast sandwich and the garden salad.
Launched in collaboration with the National Restaurant Association and developed with partial funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), http://www.HealthyDiningFinder.com is the go-to-guide for health-conscious consumers who love to eat out. This free resource takes the guesswork out of identifying healthful choices on restaurant menus, enabling consumers to search by restaurant name, location, price range, take-out availability, and more. Nutrition information including calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrates, fiber, sugars, protein and fruit/vegetable cups for each featured menu item is provided on the website.
â€˜We are delighted that Schlotzsky’s has joined the Healthy Dining Program. From wraps to salads to pizzas, their evolving menu offers great-tasting, healthful options that the whole family will love,â€™ said Anita Jones-Mueller, president and founder of Healthy Dining.