Lunch Option 1: Steak Sandwich
Restaurant Meal: T.G.I. Friday's Chipotle Grilled Steak Sandwich―$11.39
Homemade Alternative: Grilled Vidalia Onion and Steak Sandwiches―$3.78
A delicious steak sandwich for less than $4? You bet! But the real savings here is for your waistline. T.G.I. Friday's Chipotle Grilled Steak Sandwich (with cheese) is a heavyweight, packed with 900 calories. Our chipotle-seasoned steak sandwich has 72 percent fewer calories and just 3.3 grams of saturated fat. With 30.5 grams of protein, plus iron and calcium your body needs, this meal is plenty substantial.