Panera Bread

Screen Shot 2015-10-23 at 9.30.40 AM“We are advocates for clean food. We’re committed to sourcing and serving high-quality ingredients without artificial additives including added MSG, artificial trans fats, and ingredients we don’t believe need to be in your food”  Source: Panera Bread website

No artificial preservatives, coloring sweetness or flavors

Better choices suggestions and recommended substitutions from kids’ meal (some from regular menu):

  • Meals:
    • Kids Greek Salad
    • Kids Classic Salad
    • Kids Caesar Salad
    • Kids Buttered Ribbon Noodles
    • Kids Vegetarian Creamy Tomato Soup
    • Kids Smoked Ham Sandwich (half)
    • Kids Smoked Turkey Sandwich (half)
    • Kids PeanutMediterranean Egg White on Calabatta- substitute bread for whole grain or honey bread
    • Roasted Turkey & Avocado BLT (half) –  substitute bread for whole grain or honey wheat bread
    •  Roasted Turkey Cranberry Flatbread
    • Power Almond Quinoa Oatmeal
    • Steel Cut Oatmeal with Apple Chips & Pecans
    • Steel Cut Oatmeal with Strawberries & Pecans
    • Strawberry Granola Parfait
  • Sides:
    • Sprouted Whole grain roll
    • Apple
    • Panera Baked crisps
    • Pickle Spear
    • All bagels  (1/2 portion for kids) – add reduced-fat cream cheese
  • Desserts (if you must! but start getting your family used to not eating dessert.  Their meal should suffice their appetite, and besides you get to save some money):
    • Wild Blueberry mini scone
    • Orange mini scone
    • Short bread cookie
    • Petite chocolate chipper
    • Pastry Ring
  • Drinks:
    • Water – Make a habit to always order water for your kids
    • Harmless Harvest Coconut water
    • Juices – ask for freshly squeezed juice or 100% fruit, limit juice intake
    • Milk – ask for organic and/or low fat, limit or avoid milk intake

Nutrition information

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