Dealing with both diabetes and food allergies presents challenges when trying to eat at restaurants.
I feel like I have handle on SWAGging* carb counts and dealing with blood sugars if I am wrong. But it’s, of course, always nice to actually have carb counts available.
The tree nut allergy presents a more serious challenge because she could have an anaphylactic reaction, which is very serious.
The good news is that we have recently found Chipotle. Their menu is completely nut free** and only two items contain dairy (cheese and sour cream). Q has LOTS of options! And I was pleasantly surprised to see that they have nutrition information right on the back of their menus.
Plus the food is relatively healthy and not as processed as most fast food.
From Chipotle’s Website: “We use no peanuts, tree nuts or any other kind of nuts in our food. Only our cheese and sour cream contain any dairy.”
And Another Thing…
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*SWAG means scientific wild a$$ guess.
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