Fast Food PointsPlus® Primer

Know what fast-food meals you can eat for a PointsPlus value of 4, 5 or more
Fast Food PointsPlus  Primer

You're standing in line at a fast-food restaurant and don't want to blow all of your PointsPlus values. Is it possible? Yes! Many national chains offer nutrition information, but since you may not want to take the time to sort through it all we've done the number crunching for you.

Here are some ideas for tasty eats at such popular spots as Wendy's, KFC, Dairy Queen and more, in categories ranging from 4 to 11 PointsPlus values.


You may want to print the list so you can keep it handy for when the fast-food mood strikes!

For 4 PointsPlus values

  • Blimpie Chef Salad (without dressing)
  • Boston Market's Chicken Tortilla Soup without Toppings
  • Del Taco Steak Taco Del Carbon
  • Wendy's small chili

For 5 PointsPlus values

  • Au Bon Pain Large Carrot Ginger Soup
  • Taco Bell Soft Beef Taco
  • Au Bon Pain Thai Peanut Chicken salad without dressing

For 6 PointsPlus values

  • Baja Fresh Mexican Grill Americano Soft Taco with grilled Wahoo
  • Chick-Fil-A Southwest Chargrilled Chicken Salad with 2 tablespoons Light Italian Dressing
  • Wendy's Jr Hamburger
  • A KFC Extra Crispy Chicken Drumstick with Skin plus 1 small piece corn on the cob and a serving of green beans

For 7 PointsPlus values

  • 5 Burger King Chicken Tenders with 1 packet of Barbecue dipping sauce
  • Dunkin' Donuts Egg White Turkey Sausage Flatbread Sandwich

For 8 PointsPlus values

  • One slice Little Caesar's Ultimate Supreme Pizza
  • 1 slice (1/8 of 14" pie) Pizza Hut All Natural Pepperoni and Mushroom Hand-Tossed Style Pizza
  • One Taco Bell Double Decker Taco
  • Dairy Queen Grilled Chicken Salad without dressing
  • Subway's Six-inch BLT on 9-Grain Wheat Bread
  • Hardee's Regular Roast Beef Sandwich

For 9 PointsPlus values

  • One slice (1/8 of 14" pie) Pizza Hut Italian Sausage and Red Onion Hand-Tossed Style Pizza
  • Hardee's Low Carb Charbroiled Chicken Club Sandwich
  • One slice (1/8 of 14-inch large pizza) Domino's Pizza Honolulu Hawaiian Deep Dish

For 10 PointsPlus values

  • One serving each of Boston Market's skinless rotisserie turkey breast, Fresh Steamed Vegetables and Garlic Dill New Potatoes
  • Three Chick-Fil-A Chick-n-Strips
  • Dairy Queen Regular French Fries
  • McDonald's Filet-O-Fish

For 11 PointsPlus values

  • McDonald's Hamburger and a chocolate chip cookie

For 12 PointsPlus values

  • Six-inch Blimpie Best

For 13 PointsPlus values

  • Long John Silver's 1 serving breaded clams and a Hushpuppy

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