Although quintessential theme park food may taste delicious, it’s certainly not the most waistline-friendly option. Over the past five years, Six Flags over Georgia’s visitors have been requesting healthier food options in the park's feedback surveys, said Gene Petriello, the amusement park’s spokesman. And the theme park’s culinary team has listened.
Over the years, culinary manager McNally and his team have tweaked restaurant menus to inlcude healthier options and “a little more variety,” Petriello said. If you want to maintain your healthy eating regimen, here are a couple of spots you could try at the theme park.
Jimmy B’s Sports Bar and Grill
Squeeze in some fresh veggies and protein with the grilled chicken salad. Guests can request dressing on the side or ask for no croutons. Without them, this meal could be under 500 calories.
Want to encourage your whole theme park crew to eat healthy? Order the garden salad, which can feed up to four people. This salad includes fresh veggies and your choice of dressing.
If you want some protein but not the grease, then a turkey burger could be a good option. The team puts a special seasoning on the turkey burger, so it’s packed with favor. Normally, these patties range under 300 calories.
While walking around Six Flags make sure to visit the 1950’s-inspired restaurant, which you won’t find at any other Six Flags location, for the grilled chicken sandwich.
At this spot, you're the chef. You can choose what you’d like to include in your taco salad, such as beef or chicken, tomato, cheese and lettuce.
Macho and Nacho Express
This is a scaled down menu of the Macho Nacho restaurant that includes a skillet section.Visitors have the option of creating their own chicken burrito and adding fire-roasted vegetables, salsa and Mexican rice.
Miss Dixie’s Depot
Looking for a tasty food option that will also keep your tummy full? You might want to try light bean burger. This dish can also be served without cheese if you want to watch your calories. Typically, a bean patty ranges anywhere from 200-400 calories.
The tomato and three-meat italian flat bread is a lighter choice of pizza. The pizzeria also has gluten-free and veggie options.
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