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Houlihan’s Pot Roast Slider
Photo Courtesy of Houlihan’s


Thumbs Up: Pot Roast Slider (pictured)
Satisfy your inner carnivore with this surprisingly healthy sandwich from Houlihan’s. You’ll bite into beefy pot roast topped with decadent red wine-mushroom sauce and fried onion straws – all for a respectable 229 calories and 10 grams of fat.

Thumbs Down: White Bean & Artichoke Hummus
Sometimes what seems healthy isn’t. Virtuous as it may sound, one order of this plant-based dip will set you back an astounding 972 calories and 51 grams of fat. With 2,147 milligrams of sodium it’s a salt bomb, too.


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