Nationwide locations feature 30 menu choices from Healthy Dining’s registered dietitians
San Diego, CA (RestaurantNews.com) Healthy Dining restaurant partner Corner Bakery Cafe, which started as a small neighborhood bakery in Chicago in 1991, has grown into an impressive healthy and fresh eatery.
The restaurant still retains the warmth and charm of a neighborhood bakery and is helping customers find nutritious and creative ways to spruce up their palates when eating out.
“As passionate food lovers, we understand that it’s easier to stick to a healthy lifestyle when meals are flavorful and filling,” says Ric Scicchitano, Senior Vice-President of Food & Beverage for Corner Bakery Cafe. “Our partnership with HealthyDiningFinder.com helps us further our commitment to offer guests a healthier selection of made-to-order breakfast, lunch and dinner options, so they can enjoy great-tasting yet sensible meals without missing out on taste and variety.”
The restaurant, which has 188 locations in 21 states across the United States and Washington, D.C., feature 30 dietitian-recommended menu choices that meet nutrition criteria emphasizing lean protein, vegetables, fruits, whole grains and unsaturated fats – hand-picked by Healthy Dining’s registered dietitians.
“Corner Bakery Cafe has you covered for fresh, healthy options made to order,” says Mary Parsons, MS, RD, Healthy Dining culinary dietitian. “I especially love their trio of salads, which give you the option to pair any three prepared salads – covering the full spectrum of fresh veggies, fruits, lean proteins and whole grains – to customize your own perfectly balanced meal.”
Here is a sample of Corner Bakery Cafe’s dietitian-recommended menu options featured on HealthyDiningFinder.com:
Power Flatbread: Avocado & Spinach – Scrambled eggs with fresh avocado and spinach, and cheddar & Parmesan cheeses in a grilled multigrain flatbread. (360 calories, 28 grams carbohydrates, 19 grams protein)
Harvest Salad with Roasted Chicken (Cafe Size) – Sliced all-natural chicken, green apples, toasted walnuts, bleu cheese, currants, harvest crisps and balsamic vinaigrette with mixed greens. Analysis includes focaccia roll served on the side (530 calories, 47 grams carbohydrates, 34 grams protein)
Quinoa & Pico Salad – Made with quinoa, corn, black beans, tomatoes, jalapenos, onions and cilantro in a zesty lime vinaigrette. (140 calories, 23 grams carbohydrates, 5 grams protein)
Farmer’s Scrambler with Egg Whites, Side of Seasonal Fruit Medley – Freshly scrambled egg whites with bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, and cheddar cheese. Served with a side of seasonal fruit. (280 calories, 23 grams carbohydrates, 26 grams protein)
Trio Salad – Option 3 – Asian Edamame, Cavatappi Pasta, Seasonal Fruit Medley with a Side of Mixed Greens with Dressing. Analysis includes focaccia roll served on the side. (370 calories, 57 grams carbohydrates, 12 grams protein)
Steel Cut Oatmeal with all Toppings – Whole grain, steel-cut oatmeal topped with currants, cranberries, brown sugar, toasted walnuts and almonds. (350 calories, 57 grams carbohydrates, 8 grams protein)
For a complete list of participating Healthy Dining restaurants nationwide, visit HealthyDiningFinder.com.
About Healthy Dining
It is Healthy Dining’s passion to contribute to a healthier America – in a delicious way! Healthy Dining’s signature web and mobile site, HealthyDiningFinder.com, is the only search engine and inspirational source of its kind providing personalized dining out recommendations validated by Healthy Dining’s team of registered dietitians. HealthyDiningFinder.com enables millions of diet- and nutrition- conscious restaurant diners as well as those dealing with diabetes, high blood pressure, and other conditions to easily find Healthy Dining choices served at restaurants coast to coast. HealthyDiningFinder.com also features a Kids LiveWell platform a program developed in partnership with the National Restaurant Association to help parents find restaurants offering healthier fare for children.
About Corner Bakery Cafe
At Corner Bakery Cafe, we’re passionate about food and know that our guests are, too. Whether grabbing breakfast on the run, connecting with a business associate over free Wi-Fi, or enjoying lunch or a leisurely dinner with friends and family, Corner Bakery fits into every lifestyle on corners throughout the country. Of course, feeling healthy can mean something different to everyone, and that’s why we offer more than 100 fresh, tasty, made-to-order Corner Combos under 600 calories that easily fit within almost any lifestyle. We also make it a bit easier to eat well by doing things like bringing in over 40 different types of fresh produce each and every day. And rest assured, all of your favorites are free of artificial trans fats. We are constantly updating our menu with innovative, made-to-order choices made with the freshest seasonal ingredients we can find. Most importantly, we encourage you to join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner and order exactly what you want, precisely how you want it.
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