Chick-fil-A put out a press release the other day announcing that they are now offering Keto-friendly options. I was pretty excited to see a big chain jumping on board to provide more options to this ever-growing crowd.
There are lots of options. Let’s run down the list.
- Egg White Grill (1g net carbs, without English muffin)
- Sausage, Egg & Cheese Biscuit (2g net carbs with no biscuit)
- Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit (1g net carb with no biscuit)
- Hash Brown Scramble Bowl with no hash browns and either grilled chicken (1g net carb) or sausage (0g net carbs)
- Grilled Chicken Sandwich (without bun): 3g net carbs
- Grilled Chicken Club Sandwich (without bun): 3g net carbs
- Grilled Nuggets (eight count): 2g net carbs
- Cobb Salad with Grilled Chicken: 10g net carbs
- Side Salad: 9g net carbs
- Garlic & Herb Ranch Sauce: 1g net carb
- Zesty Buffalo Sauces: 0g net carbs
- Creamy Salsa Dressing: 2g net carbs
- Light Italian Dressing: 3g net carbs
- Avocado Lime Ranch Dressing: 2g net carbs
At first glance the list looks like lots of options. But I really was a little disappointed that there’s really nothing new on this list. It’s all things that the Keto community were quite familiar with.
I rarely eat fast food. I actually can’t think of the last time I ate anything from a fast food restaurant. But I know that if I have to, then I would stick to the grilled options and leave the bun off of any sandwiches. I actually eat a primarily carnivore diet these days, so I would have something grilled and nothing more.
What I am happy to see is that a successful fast food chain is taking note of a shift in a large group of people’s way of eating and acknowledging that they have options available. I know Keto has been a blessing to me and my family, so it’s far more than just a fad that will fade away. Hopefully in the future there will be more options made available and more restaurants providing specific options as well.