You’re going on a road trip and you’ve prepared meals and snacks to ensure you eat well while you’re away. You rock!
But what happens when you’re on the road for consecutive days and the fresh food runs out? You’re torn between surviving off protein bars and trying to make fast food hit your macros. We’ve got your fast food menu items and food hacks that you can find along the highway!
Before You Leave, Pack Your Bags
For those of you who get by with a little help from caffeine, check out our comprehensive list of Starbucks Macro Hacks here.
Remember, black coffee is always your zero calorie friend. But if you need something creamier, drink one of these:
Cal 20 | F 0 | C 5 | P 0
tir together in your cup and you’ve got something sweeter and more satisfying.
Cal 330 | F 18 | C 30 | P 12
Milkshakes are calorie dense but can have a good balance of macros when you order it right. Syrups add another 30 g of carbs to the recipe. Replace the syrup and you’ve got a balance of protein, carbs and fats in one drink!
Cal 286 | F 6 | C 41 | P 17
You’ve created a filling, on the road breakfast parfait worthy of ordering at a café.
To create a filling sandwich or salad with the lowest possible macros, you’ll need:
Cal 270 | F 12 | C 8 | P 12
Burgers aren’t as dangerous as they seem. Avoid all the chips and cheese and you can easily create something balanced. If you can’t fit a burger bun into your macros, try making it into this salad to keep it filling.
Cut it all up into the bowl, add condiments for flavor and you’ve got yourself a winner!
Tip: Bring your own low-carb bread!
When eating Mexican cuisine, select lean meat and carbs based on your macro goals. Load up on lettuce and veggies instead of beans and rice and go easy on the cheese and sour cream to keep fat down.
We’re currently working on a blog post with a comprehensive list of macro friendly food chains! Check back soon.
When nothing on the menu fits your macros, start chopping and changing it. Stick to these items — they are the easiest to build your plate with.
With so many options worldwide, how could we possibly cover them all? When you’re searching MFP for a menu item that fits your macros, try entering the name of the restaurant or the type of meal, and the word “no” in the search.
The results will yield a list of menu items and macros that other users have created by leaving out and substituting ingredients.
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