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Cruise PP eating out with dukan

Jade25

Full Member
S: 13st12lb C: 12st1lb G: 10st6lb BMI: 27.3 Loss: 1st11lb(12.89%)
#2
I normally go for nandos and have chicken breast with ratatouille (not sure of it's 100% dukan though). I had a Frankie and Bennies last week I went for salmon and asked for extra veg and salad instead of potatoes
 

Baby_Cakes

Dave's little girl
S: 15st8lb C: 13st8lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 30.7 Loss: 2st0lb(12.84%)
#3
Would things like a grilled chicken salad from McDonalds or a Chicken subway/Ham subway minus the roll but with salad count?
 
S: 16st0lb C: 12st13lb G: 10st3lb BMI: 30.1 Loss: 3st1lb(19.2%)
#4
I'm finding most restaurant will cater for you. I've eaten out in brewers fayre type places and the eat eat ? Chains none of them have had any problems giving me fresh veg instead of potatoes or chips with my meals I usually have steak or venison depending where we are eating
 

Atropos

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S: 11st12lb C: 11st8lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 0st4lb(2.41%)
#5
I'd be very careful of chains like McDonalds because things like "Grilled Chicken" are usually "Chicken dipped in a vat with caramel, salt and cornflour, frozen, dusted with more salt, sugar and cornflour, packed, shipped, reheated".

McDonald's fries for example were (are still?) routinely coated in beef tallow before they were frozen, even though they were advertised as "fried in veg oil"
 

wkdstepmum

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S: 10st5lb C: 9st13lb G: 9st4lb BMI: 23.1 Loss: 0st6lb(4.14%)
#6
Very interesting re McDonald's Atropos! I wouldn't eat there though if you paid me anyway but interesting to know the things they add, just atrocious!
 

Atropos

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S: 11st12lb C: 11st8lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 0st4lb(2.41%)
#7
I wasn't a big MaccieD fan even as a student - but, hand on heart, I haven't stepped inside a branch for 6 years.
 

wkdstepmum

Silver Member
S: 10st5lb C: 9st13lb G: 9st4lb BMI: 23.1 Loss: 0st6lb(4.14%)
#8
I reluctantly had to bring my nephew there a good many years ago because he wanted a 'Happy Meal' but he was so little and all he wanted was the toy so I binned the crap food, gave him the toy and we ate somewhere decent!!! *worst auntie ever!* ;)
 

Atropos

Gold Member
S: 11st12lb C: 11st8lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 0st4lb(2.41%)
#9
And here it is - from McD's own nutritional guideline, the seasoning added to the Grilled Chicken:

rice starch, salt, sugar, yeast extract, canola oil, onion powder, maltodextrin, chicken skin, paprika, flavor, sunflower oil, chicken, garlic powder, chicken fat, spices), sodium phosphates.
Liquid soybean oil and hydrogenated cottonseed and soybean oils, water, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, salt, soy lecithin,
mono-and diglycerides, sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate (preservatives), artificial flavor, citric acid, vitamin A palmitate, beta carotene (color).


The salad dressing also seems to include parmesan and potato starch.
 

Atropos

Gold Member
S: 11st12lb C: 11st8lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 0st4lb(2.41%)
#10
I am a wicked wicked auntie - I showed my 5 year old niece how to make pink angel delight...
 

skinnyminnycow

Half a pound at a time.
S: 16st10lb G: 11st0lb
#11
Nandos - plain grilled chicken (PP) with salad (PV)
Yo Sushi - Sashimi
Pubs - Grilled Salmon/Chicken (PP) with veggies or salads (PV)
Subway Salads
 
S: 11st6lb C: 9st9lb G: 9st4lb BMI: 20.5 Loss: 1st11lb(15.63%)
#12
Harvester has a lot of options, spit roast chicken, steaks, etc. plus the unlimited salad cart!

Can't believe the ingredients in the McDonalds grilled chicken salad - I have had this numerous times, including twice in the last two weeks! :mad:
 

StefRose

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S: 14st5lb C: 13st8lb G: 11st7lb BMI: 27.3 Loss: 0st11lb(5.47%)
#13
Ooh Harvester, good call! I love Harvester :)

Never been to Nando's - may have to give it a try! xx
 


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