Healthy Eating On-the-go: Chick-fil-A 12 Piece Grilled Chicken Nuggets

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A delicious and high protein lunch that will keep you full for hours.

Chick-fil-A 12 Piece Grilled Chicken Nuggets with Fruit

We had to pick my son up from college the other day and stopped at Chick-Fil-A for lunhc. I have never had their grilled chicken nuggets so I decided to give them a try. I will tell you that the grilled flavor is delicious, The texture is appealing and it is a relatively healthy choice.

I will tell you that you do need to avoid the one pitfall to this restaurant chain. You need to avoid most of the sides. Fret not, because you can add a side of fruit or a salad. I chose the fruit and it was fresh and delicious. The fruit and nuggets was a filling meal that went very well together,.

The Chicken Nuggets:

Nutritional Information:

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Caloric Breakdown:


The Fruit Cup:

Nutritional Information:

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 45 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 8g
Protein 0g 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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The bottom line: The healthy version of this fast food favorite if delicious and will keep you full all afternoon long. The combination of the fruit cut and chicken nuggets has about 250 calories, 2 grams of fiber, and 38 grams of protein. I will be eating this again and soon!

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I am a family physician who has served in the US Army. In 2016, I found myself overweight, out of shape, and unhealthy, so I made a change to improve my health. This blog is the chronology of my path to better health and what I have learned along the way.

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