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ISO: good low-fat home delivery in downtown Toronto?

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grilledcheese Mar 21, 2008 03:46 PM

I want home delivery, but I don't want the high fat of foods like pizza and Chinese.

Can anyone recommend some low-fat alternates in downtown Toronto?

  1. meld_la Sep 15, 2008 05:53 PM

    Not sure exactly which specific restaurant would be best- depends on where you live (downtown, I know), but Greek food can be a good low fat option and there are places that deliver- if you stick to a tsatziki sauce, grilled meats and fish, rice etc. just get any dressing on the side if you get a salad.

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      peppermint pate Mar 24, 2008 05:38 AM

      Tabule delivers Middle Eastern food - grilled chicken kebabs, salads, etc., would be good bets. Also, I think that "Fresh" delivers their healthy vegetarian fare via Restaurants on the Go (or one of those delivery services). For home delivered quality sushi (never as good as sushi in the restaurant but sometimes I crave it), I'm really liking Fukui these days.

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        Cat123 Mar 24, 2008 09:52 AM

        www.orderit.ca has many restaurants to choose from with healthy options.

      2. Rabbit Mar 24, 2008 02:42 AM

        Some sushi places deliver.

        And Swiss Chalet is relatively clean eating (you can look at their nutritional info online).

        You can dig about here for more ideas:
        http://www.menupalace.com/menupalace/...

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          hungryabbey Mar 24, 2008 03:46 AM

          agree with Rabbit. Sushi and Swiss chalet are your best bets. With sushi, your lowest calorie options are sashimi and miso soup, even some sushi as long as its not the cream cheese or tempura type. Just stay away from tempura and terriaky (sugar laden). For swiss chalet, obviously dont go for the ribs or fries, but if you take the skin off the chicken and pair it with the salad, you have a really low fat meal.

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            torontofoodiegirl Mar 24, 2008 09:24 AM

            Try the greek salad at Swiss Chalet - it's head and shoulders above the garden salad (though you may want to use your own low fat dressing; I suspect theirs may be high in fat).

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              hungryabbey Mar 24, 2008 11:09 AM

              thats also a good idea. Using your own dressing assures you that the nutritionals are to your low fat standard

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            grilledcheese Mar 24, 2008 09:12 PM

            Swiss Chalet is not low fat.

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              hungryabbey Mar 25, 2008 07:52 AM

              it really depends what you get. If you look at their nutritionals online, it wouldnt be hard to put together a full meal under 500 calories.

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            badbhoy Mar 21, 2008 04:34 PM

            Not sure about the fat content, but favourite delivery recently has been Raashna.

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              grilledcheese Mar 23, 2008 09:08 PM

              Indian is not really low fat, is it?

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                morrigan Mar 24, 2008 06:20 AM

                What about that "healthy" Indian place...north of Bloor on Yonge. Veda, I think? I haven't tried it, but I keep meaning to. The website is http://www.vedatakeout.com/commitment... and they do deliver. If you try it, let us know how it is...at least it's a change from Sushi:).

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                  LemonLauren Mar 24, 2008 11:09 AM

                  veda is okay. i liked it but my fiance said it tasted "healthy" aka bland.

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                    grilledcheese Mar 24, 2008 09:12 PM

                    That's a great suggestion. I forgot about it. I had their food and liked it.

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                    badbhoy Mar 24, 2008 08:04 AM

                    Well if Swiss Chalet is being suggested, then I think Indian can have as many low fat options.

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                      JamieK Mar 24, 2008 08:11 AM

                      ha,ha. I just heard KFC is introducing low-fat "grilled chicken" to its menu. Oh wait a minute, they don't deliver (yet). Never mind.

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