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

For 5 PointsPlus values

  • Del Taco Steak Taco Del Carbon
  • Au Bon Pain Large Carrot Ginger Soup
  • Taco Bell Soft Beef Taco
  • Wendy's small chili
  • Au Bon Pain Thai Peanut Chicken salad without dressing

For 6 PointsPlus values

  • Baja Fresh Mexican Grill Americano Soft Taco with Wahoo
  • Chick-Fil-A Southwest Chargrilled Chicken Salad with 2 tablespoons Light Italian Dressing
  • A KFC Extra Crispy Chicken Drumstick with Skin plus 1 small piece corn on the cob and a serving of green beans
  • Dairy Queen Grilled Chicken Salad with 1 serving fat-free Ranch dressing

For 7 PointsPlus values

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

For 8 PointsPlus values

  • Dairy Queen Regular French Fries
  • One sliceLittle Caesar's Ultimate Supreme Pizza
  • One Taco Bell Double Decker Taco
  • One slice (1/12 of a large pie) Pizza Hut Italian Sausage and Red Onion Pizza
  • Hardee's Regular Roast Beef Sandwich

For 9 PointsPlus values

  • Three Chick-Fil-A Chick-n-Strips
  • 1 slice (1/ of a pizza) Pizza Hut All Natural Pepperoni and Mushroom
  • Subway's Six-inch BLT
  • 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
  • Hardee's Low Carb Charbroiled Chicken Club Sandwich
  • McDonald's Filet-O-Fish

For 11 PointsPlus values

  • Long John Silver's 1 serving breaded clams and a Hushpuppy
  • McDonald's Hamburger and a chocolate chip cookie
  • Six-inch Blimpie Best

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