You will find the Smart Points , Points Plus and original values for many of your favorite restaurants . Also includes many nutritional information for those of you counting calories, carbs, fats and more. Some of the more visited places include McDonald’s, Red Lobster, Subway, Taco Bell, TGI Friday’s and so many more.
Applebee’s . Applebee’s is a great place to keep up your diet. In fact, the restaurant chain has introduced three specific menu items endorsed by Weight Watchers. 8 Point Grilled Jalapeno-Lime Shrimp: These chipotle-lime shrimp are to die for.
Their burgers and fries are very good they have a good drink selection and alot of other selections on the menu to choose from. Service is always good , nice family atmosphere.
Cheddar’s is known for its large portions and homestyle cooking, featuring dishes like ribs, towers of onion rings, and Spasagna, a lasagna-like brick of spaghetti. It’s a little higher brow than Cracker Barrel, with less flair than say, a Chili’s or Applebee’s, but every bit as casual.
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Chipotle : 6 – 11 points .
A McDonald’s Big Mac contains 18 Weight Watchers Freestyle Points, 18 WW SmartPoints and 14 WW PointsPlus.
A Subway 6″ Steak and Cheese contains 11 Weight Watchers Freestyle Points , 11 WW SmartPoints and 10 WW PointsPlus. A Subway Footlong Steak and Cheese contains 23 Weight Watchers Freestyle Points , 23 WW SmartPoints and 20 WW PointsPlus.
Lighten it up: The best filling choices are chicken or steak. Figure on 16 SmartPoints value for beef and 12 for chicken . Also, ask for the tortillas to be cooked in the pan, not the fryer. This can shave 2 SmartPoints values off three tortillas.
The Best & Worst Menu Items at Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen Best: 4-piece Buffalo Kickin’ Tenders. Worst: Cheddar’s Trio Sampler. Best: Blackened Salmon Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette. Worst: Bowl of Broccoli Cheese Soup. Best: Key West Chicken & Shrimp. Worst: Grilled Chicken Alfredo. Best: 6 oz. Worst: Full Rack Ribs.
Eating for Nutrition For lighter fare, choose from a grilled chicken pecan salad or a warm roasted vegetable and quinoa salad, chicken tortilla soup, grilled salmon , lemon pepper chicken , and steamed broccoli. Meat-based entrees at Cheddar’s also offer protein-packed nutrition.
Cheddar’s differentiates itself from the competition by claiming to use “simple, honest, natural ingredients,” and “ scratch -made recipes, handcrafted with care and time.” Ribs are slow-smoked starting early in the morning, and a glimpse into the kitchen will reveal what looks a lot more like an independent restaurant
The Darden family of restaurants features some of the most recognizable and successful brands in full-service dining: Olive Garden ®, LongHorn Steakhouse®, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen®, Yard House®, The Capital Grille®, Seasons 52®, Bahama Breeze® and Eddie V’s®.
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At Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen (popularly known as just ” Cheddar’s “), over 90 percent of what you get served is made in house from scratch . There were 42 Cheddar’s restaurants when Dallas-based Brazos Private Equity Partners invested in the business in 2003.