What Health Pros Order at Restaurants

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Romano’s Macaroni Grill

Debbie Koenig: Chef and author of Parents Need to Eat Too: Nap-Friendly Recipes, One-Handed Meals, and Time-Saving Kitchen Tricks for New Parents

I'm ordering: Mediterranean Olives (split), Goat Cheese Peppadew Peppers (split), Pollo Caprese, White Peach Sorbet

"For a carb lover like me, it's easy to overdo it at an Italian restaurant, but here they have more than enough healthy options to make me happy. I start with peppers and olives—you can't beat their healthy fats—for the table.

The Pollo Caprese, a grilled chicken breast served with a small (read: normal-size) portion of pasta, plus an arugula salad, all for 560 calories, is perfect for one. To end the meal with something sweet, I get sorbet—at 160 calories, there’s no need to share!"

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