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Old 01-05-2013, 04:06 PM   #1
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Double Down cheeseburger

I was out and about today and got caught without anything to eat when lunch came around. So I stopped at Wendys and got the kids food and got myself 2 jr. bacon cheeseburger and took off the buns. I used the patties in place of the buns and put all the toppings in the middle of them. It was delicious.

I heard that some people bring oopsie rolls with them when they go out. Does anyone have any low carb fast food suggestions or ideas you want to share?
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Old 01-05-2013, 04:10 PM   #2
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Wendy's is one of the only fast food restaurants that I have found I can ask them to hold the bun without any problems...Love it!!
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Old 01-05-2013, 04:29 PM   #3
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Your double down JBC is known as the "Paula" in my group of friends because that is what I do!
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Your double down JBC is known as the "Paula" in my group of friends because that is what I do!
Oh wow! I hope to one day be so lucky as to have people name a sandwich after me

Jennifer
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Old 01-05-2013, 04:37 PM   #5
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BTW paula, you look fabulous! I love seeing success stories like yours. Great job!
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Oh wow! I hope to one day be so lucky as to have people name a sandwich after me

Jennifer
I was a little embarrassed at first. I'm hanging with ladies who eat salads for lunch and I'm eating something so weird they give it a nickname. But now I am proud!

And thank you for the compliment. It took me many years to get to a point I am happy with myself!
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lol

OK... sometimes you just feel like a burger, so that's what you do, and that's fine.

BUT... Wendy's actually has a fabulous SALAD that I love! The "BLT-Cobb". It has bacon, egg, blue cheese crumbles, and an "Avocado-Ranch" dressing that's actually low-carb and made from real foods, not chemicals! Oh, yeah -- and the salad has grilled chicken. lol I was really amazed the first time I ordered it! LOVE this salad!

When I end up eating fast food, a burger-hold the bun -- is usually my meal of choice. I like to order the bacon-burger if there's one available. Yesterday, though, at Hardee's, there was a mushroom-swiss that I had, just because mushrooms sounded so good. THey were served in this thick... SAUCE... that I'm positive was full of starch. So "never again" on the mushrooms for me. That'll probably extend to ALL fast-food places: Safer to stick to bacon.
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Old 01-07-2013, 05:29 AM   #8
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I eat at Carls Jr. quite often. I am always in ketosis on the morning tinkle check
What I get and its very yummy...

Carls Jr: Low carb chicken club. They wrap it in lettuce. Amazing!!!
In and out: protein style double cheese burger hold the ketsup, mustard only extra extra onion *sorry hubby lol*
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Old 01-07-2013, 07:45 AM   #9
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Jack In the Box has grilled chicken tenders that are yummy.
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Culver's, located mostly in the midwest, is also great about "no bun".
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Old 01-07-2013, 04:06 PM   #11
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GEez we don't have a Culver's, Jack in the box or Carl's Jr. Sounds like NC needs to get with it lol
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Culver's, located mostly in the midwest, is also great about "no bun".
Culver's is so heavenly, I'm pretty sure it's where angels go to spend their afterlife! If I'd ever lived near a Culver's, I'm pretty sure I would have started this diet at well over 300 pounds.
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Old 01-07-2013, 05:43 PM   #13
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Culver's is so heavenly, I'm pretty sure it's where angels go to spend their afterlife! If I'd ever lived near a Culver's, I'm pretty sure I would have started this diet at well over 300 pounds.
LOL, you crack me up Trillex!
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LG - is BLT - Cobb on the menu just like that ?? We don't have a Wendy's close by, but when we go shopping there's some......will have to try that !
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:27 AM   #15
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the five guys by me just started offering burgers without the buns in bowls, makes a good alternative. They usualyl dont have a problem removing the bun, it just can be messy if its without buns and only wrapped in tinfoil
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i ususally get a burger and ask for no bun or some places will actually lettuce wrap even if its not on the menu..

the Jack in the box by me i ask them for no bun and extra lettuce and they will put alot of shredded lettuce on top of my burger like a salad...
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IF you have a red Robin, they have a lettuce wrap your burger, which from the atkins scan thingy its 6gms of carbs. comes with a side salad instead of fries
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Yes, that BLT-Cobb is right off the menu. Just make sure you specify grilled chicken, not crispy. (Comes both ways.)

It's probably the best, most satisfying, and most LC-friendly fast-food salad I've ever seen! I was in heaven when I discovered it!!
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Old 01-11-2013, 12:36 PM   #19
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thanks LG, just might try that tomorrow when I'm near one !
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I had a really good salad at Burger King yesterday. Grilled chicken ceasAr with avocado ranch. Lots of sliced parm, croutons come on side
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I had a really good salad at Burger King yesterday. Grilled chicken ceasAr with avocado ranch. Lots of sliced parm, croutons come on side
Man that sounds awesome. I will have to get to a Burger King this week
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My go-to burger joint is Five Guys.

I always get the cheeseburger no bun.

Delicious
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When I go to Wendy's, I ask for the burger to be wrapped in lettuce instead of a bun and it's no problem. So yummy!
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Leterate - I researched Wendys for carb counts...



one site said - BLT Cobb was 20 carbs... another said 13 w/3 fiber
another one - 9 ....... what do you count it as????

Avocado ranch was 2 carbs...

thanks..... I hope that my Wendys has this salad... sound wonderful...
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Just ask them to lettuce wrap it for you and keep the bun. I haven't had one place refuse yet. If you get it with a bun, half the darn cheese sticks to the bun and you can't eat it.
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From Wendy's Website:

Chicken BLT Salad with Grilled Chicken and Avocado Ranch Dressing

Half size:

Cal - 300
Fat - 21
Carbs - 7
Fiber - 2
protein - 23

Full size:

Cal - 600
Fat - 41
Carbs - 13
Fiber - 3
protein - 45
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thanks for the info.......
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I often get a bunless McDouble from McDonald's and a side salad off the dollar menu. Don't get their ranch, though, it's super high in carbs. Their balsamic vinegarette is only 3 carbs (the ranch is NINE! WTH???)
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I often get a bunless McDouble from McDonald's and a side salad off the dollar menu. Don't get their ranch, though, it's super high in carbs. Their balsamic vinegarette is only 3 carbs (the ranch is NINE! WTH???)
I know!! I went McDonald's yesterday and got the bacon and cheese angus, hold the bun and condiments, with a side salad instead of fries and I couldn't believe the carbs in the dressing! I ended up not eating the salad because my thought was if I'm going to eat all those carbs in a salad, I might as well eat something tastier dove chocolates only have 4g in one piece (4.8 - 1g fiber), not that I eat the chocolate (wouldn't be able to stop at 1), but the principle is there lol
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