5 Healthy Versions of Your Favorite Fast Food Items


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 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 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!

SWEATLEBRITY REPORTER | Olivia Hancock is is currently a junior at Georgia State University. The 19-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 five consecutive terms. In addition, Olivia has had the opportunity to work with Her Campus, Aeropostale and Nordstrom as an ambassador. Her writing has been published on xoNecole, 21 Ninety, Her Campus, One MusicFest, and The Life Currency. In the future, Olivia plans to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and pursue a professional career as a writer at a lifestyle publication.