Ordering low carb at Wendy’s can seem impossible. Almost everything is battered and fried and served with a side of fries. While eating fast food isn’t the most optimal for health, everyone is human and we understand that sometimes it can be the only option. Here’s how to order keto at Wendy’s!
What to Avoid at Wendy’s
When following the ketogenic diet, you are going to want to dramatically reduce carb intake. That means no more bread or french fries! But, that also means cutting sneaky carbs (like ketchup). Here are the things you are going to want to avoid when following the keto diet at Wendy’s:
Crispy chicken sandwiches
Summer Strawberry Salad
Jalapeno Popper Salad
Apple Pecan Salad
Drinks & Dessert
How to Order Keto at Wendy’s
Now that you know what not to order, here is a guide to some of the tastiest and simplest low-carb menu items at Wendy’s.
Dave’s Single: no bun and/or add lettuce wrap, no condiments
Dave’s Double stack: no bun and/or add lettuce wrap, no condiments
Son of a Baconator: no bun and/or add lettuce wrap, no condiments
Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger: no bun and/or add lettuce wrap, no condiments
Grilled chicken sandwich: no bun and/or add lettuce wrap, no condiments
Grilled Chicken Club: no bun and/or add lettuce wrap, no condiments
Southwest avocado chicken salad: as is, 420 calories, 12g total carbs, 6g of fiber, 6 grams of net carbs*
Parmesan Caesar Salad: as is, 300 calories, 5g of total carbohydrates, 3g of fiber, and 2g of net carbs*
*Caesar dressing adds an additional 2 grams of carbs, and ranch salad dressing adds 4g of carbs
Condiments & Toppings
Onion & tomato to own discretion*
*Some individuals are sensitive to onion and tomato, which can lead to inflammation. Avoid these two if you have sensitivities. Onions and tomatoes also do contain a small number of carbs and should not be consumed in excess.
How To Order Keto at Other Fast Food Restaurants
Maybe Wendy’s isn’t your favorite fast food spot, but you still want to know what you should order! If this sounds like you, check out our articles on:
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