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Rae

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#1
Ok tonight me and a couple of friends are going out for tea and a film and she has suggested a restaurant near the cinema.. the only ones around it are frankie and bennys and nando's...

so you can all guess my dilemma..

i have had a look on frankie and bennys menu and the only reasonabley low carb/calorific meal is probably the ceasar salad, which id be happy to eat.. however i know how fattening frankie and bennys is and im worried that even their salad may be filled with 39482374987 calories! the way they cook things i wouldnt be surprised if they deep fried their cucumber.

so i was just wondering if anyone had eaten there before and tried the salad and know if its quite fatty, full of high fat dressing etc..

i wont even get started with nando's i looked on their site, doesn't seem to be any healthy option really.

toodles xxx
 
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JustForMe

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S: 19st1lb C: 18st6lb G: 10st10lb BMI: 42.9 Loss: 0st9lb(3.37%)
#3
look at the website and house specialities.

theres a quite a few meaty options which seem okay and are better than just salad
 

Rae

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S: 16st11lb C: 12st2.5lb G: 10st13lb BMI: 23.8 Loss: 4st8.5lb(27.45%)
#4
I was thinking maybe getting a meat dish, like steak or chicken, but asking for salad and not chips/potatoes/pasta etc.

And to answer your questions on what ill be drinking, I only drink water :)

xx
 

sharon kim

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S: 13st9lb C: 12st7lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 30 Loss: 1st2lb(8.38%)
#5
the chicken with parma ham is good and they should do you a tomatoe and motzarela salad which is low carb last time i went iasked and they made it for me
 

little*red

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S: 11st12lb C: 9st0lb G: 7st12lb BMI: 23.8 Loss: 2st12lb(24.1%)
#6
This is a quote from the nandos website for people who are trying to eat healthy:
HEALTHY MEAL OPTIONS

Foods low in fat and salt and higher in fibre are:

  • 1/4 Chicken Breast (Plain), Sweet Potato Mash, Mixed Salad
  • Nando's Chicken Salad (Hot)
  • 1/4 Chicken Leg (Medium), Corn on the Cob, Mixed Salad
For slimmers, meals that are mainly protein and low in fat are ideal. We recommend the following:
  • Nando's Chicken Salad (Hot)
  • 1/4 Chicken Breast (Plain) with Ratatouille
  • Mixed Leaf Salad with Chicken (Lemon & Herb) & Portuguese Roll
Low-Medium GI/higher fibre and low saturated fats for the calorie-conscious
  • Beanie Pitta
  • Couscous Salad With Chicken (Plain)
  • 1/4 Chicken Leg (Plain) & Ratatouille
  • 1/4 Chicken Breast (Plain), Sweet Potato & Mixed Salad
  • Portobello Mushroom And Halloumi Burger (Plain)
I got it from this page:
http://www.nandos.co.uk/index.cfm?f...#nandos=PM-cat_FEM6_tcat_FEM+DCMD-FAM_nutmenu

it has a little nutrition counter on it too for their menu :)
 

JustForMe

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S: 19st1lb C: 18st6lb G: 10st10lb BMI: 42.9 Loss: 0st9lb(3.37%)
#7
Rae.

Did you enjoy yourself?
What did you end up eating?!:)
 

Rae

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S: 16st11lb C: 12st2.5lb G: 10st13lb BMI: 23.8 Loss: 4st8.5lb(27.45%)
#8
Gosh i had a lovely night actually.

My friend was begging us to all split one of those combo platter things to start to reluctantly i said ok go on then, but i just had a chicken wings off it, but jesus christ did all those potato skins and onion rings and garlic bread look amazing drooool. But i was good.

Then i got chicken ceaser salad which omgosh was unbelievably gorgeous, was huuuuuuuggeeeee, i only managed about 1/3 of it but it was really, really lovely.

We went to see ghosts of girlfriends past afterwards which i highly reccomend, was quite a charming film actually and really funny in parts, plus a bit of romance never did a gal harm.

But overall a rather good night!

xx
 

Deegirl

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S: 14st6.5lb C: 13st3lb G: 11st0lb Loss: 1st3.5lb(8.64%)
#10
Well done Rae sounds like you had a great night, proves fun can be had while doing this :D
 


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