Keeping Under 300 Calories

July 26, 2012

As moms, we know that while we try to provide healthy meal choices for our kids, we will inevitably visit McDonald's at some point. Perhaps you take them for the playground so they can release some energy. However, if you're like me, then you grow tired of heavy, greasy meals and sugary beverages. There are some low-calorie, healthier options to choose from, and keeping it under 300 calories.


Fruit & Maple Oatmeal
Premium Southwest Salad (no dressing)
6-Piece Chicken McNuggets (no sauce)
Grilled Chicken Ranch Snack Wrap
Mango Pineapple Smoothie (medium)
Strawberry Banana Smoothie (medium)
Hamburger (add 50 cal. for cheese)
Caramel Mocha (nonfat, medium)
Fruit & Walnuts
Iced Coffee (no syrups, medium)
Fruit 'N Yogurt Parfait
Chocolate Milk (fat free)
Regular Milk (1%)
Latte (nonfat, no syrups, small)
Iced Latte (nonfat, no syrups, medium)
Side Salad (no dressing)
Apple Slices
Diet Soda & Premium Roast Coffee
290 calories
290 calories
280 calories
270 calories
270 calories
260 calories
250 calories
240 calories
210 calories
200 calories
150 calories
130 calories
100 calories
90 calories
60 calories
20 calories
15 calories
0 calories


While it is not an extensive list, it is possible to make healthy choices when visiting McDonald's. My favorites, especially in the summertime, are the smoothies. They are filling and great for hot days!

This is a great list to keep with you. Please feel free to bookmark it or keep it handy on your smartphone. Please leave us a comment below telling us your favorite healthier option from McDonald's.

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