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5 Healthy Versions of Your Favorite Fast Food Items

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DID YOU KNOW: Trans fats, which is found in most commercial baked goods and fried foods, was officially deemed by the FDA to cause high cholesterol– the leading cause of heart disease in the U.S. Consuming fatty meals and beverages from fast food chains regularly can have detrimental effects on your overall health and wellness so that’s why PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT is challenging you to say no to take out this month. Instead of fueling your body with unhealthy ingredients, try these 5 nutritious fast food recipes from health-conscious food bloggers that are guaranteed to taste even better than their greasy counterparts.

1. Paleo Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich

The secret to creating this famous juicy chicken sandwich at home is pickle juice, gluten-free flour and spices, and healthy oil. Get the full recipe here.

2. Healthy McDonalds Big Mac

This take on the McDonald’s classic is vegetarian-friendly and only 234 calories. Click the link for ingredient and preparation details.

3. Fat-Free French Fries

These fries are tasty, crispy, and NOT fried. Learn how to make these fat-free fries without a single drop of oil here.

4. Healthy Homemade Wendy’s Chocolate Frosty

The frosty is a staple at Wendy’s and it tastes just as good homemade. Head over to tarastiles.com to find out how you can whip up this cool drink in a few simple steps.

5. Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

This copycat Taco Bell recipe is made with ground turkey and refried black beans. Visit persnicketyplates.com for instructions on how to make this Mexican pizza.

Which recipe are you going to try first? Let your sweat sisters know by leaving a comment below!

TEEN REPORTER | Olivia Hancock is currently a freshman at Georgia State University. The 17-year-old has loved writing ever since she can remember and her passion for it has allowed her to hold the title of PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT Teen Reporter for four consecutive terms. In addition, Olivia has had the opportunity to work with Her Campus and Nordstrom as an ambassador. When she’s not writing, the creative college student can be found spending time with family and friends. In the future, Olivia plans to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and pursue a professional career at a publication such as Teen Vogue.