Just because you’re starting a diet doesn’t mean that you have to give up the things you love. For a lot of people, starting a diet means cutting out fast food and other meals they really enjoy. There are certain ways around this, though, that still allow you to stay on your diet while enjoying take out meals.

We’ve discussed some of Options Medical Weight Loss in Brandon’s favorite meals, and if you are in the Chandler, AZ region you’re in luck! We will be discussing some of their favorite local restaurant meals and how to make them healthier, as well as where to find the best options in your area.

Healthy Takeout Meals Around Chandler, AZ

Our team at Options Medical Weight Loss in Chandler, AZ has compiled a list of some of their favorite restaurants, as well as popular dishes that provide excellent nutrients and keep you sticking to your diet. These meals are the best of both worlds, both enjoyable and healthy! Next time you plan on going out of your way for some takeout meals, try one of their favorites.

  • Tryst Café’s Asian Jackfruit Bowl

Just a short distance away from our Chandler weight loss clinic is a place called Tryst Café. They boast an expansive menu that is organic and natural. Tryst Café works hard to provide locally produced ingredients for fresher flavor, and has gluten friendly, vegan, and vegetarian options on their menu.

Our team recommends ordering off the “sensible selections” part of the menu and getting the Asian Jackfruit Bowl. This meal is both gluten free and vegan but is packed with flavor. Both the jackfruit and chickpeas act as protein for the meal to help keep you feeling full when you’re done. There is also veggies, quinoa, and chipotle peanut sauce included in the bowl that is bound satisfy your needs.

  • Original ChopShop and their Raw Vegetable Salad with Grilled Chicken

Another favorite for the staff is Original ChopShop, located in the heart of downtown Chandler. Original ChopShop believes in food that makes you feel good, so their menu is full of a variety of options. With offerings that are gluten free, dairy free, soy free, and vegan, everyone is sure to find something they enjoy.

A fan favorite of Options is the Raw Vegetable “Chop”, or salad. You are sure to get a healthy serving of vegetables in this meal, with greens, carrot, tomato, broccoli, corn, and more. The salad also comes with avocado, which is full of healthy fats, and a red wine vinaigrette to finish it off. If you are feeling like you need more protein in your diet, Original ChopShop gives you the option to add chicken, tofu, and steak, too!

  • Uprooted Kitchen’s Tempeh Breakfast Sandwich

Finally, our staff’s pick for favorite meals and local healthy eating spots is Uprooted Kitchen. Located just outside of Chandler, in Gilbert, AZ is this family-run business. This plant-based eatery is conveniently located in the neighborhood of Agritopia, which is built around an organic farm. Many of their menu items come straight from farm to table to provide maximum freshness.

If you happen to be in the area or plan on visiting Uprooted Kitchen, we recommend stopping by early in the morning when they are serving breakfast. Their Tempeh Breakfast Sandwich is the perfect way to start your day. This housemade tempeh patty is topped with avocado, tomato, caramelized onions, and greens. Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day, and this breakfast sandwich will help fight your hunger, and your snack cravings, until you’re ready for you next meal.

If none of these healthy meal options sound like they will hit the spot with your flavor profile, try finding something on their menu that will! Plus, with Chandler having a population of over 250,000, there is bound to be a food option that meets your needs. If you’re looking for more recommendations, talk with our staff or reach out to our office about different ways you can lose weight! We are always ready to help you on your weight loss journey.