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Salad or other "healthy" stuff around Sunnyside? (Doctors orders)

2slices Jul 27, 2010 09:58 AM

I have to get unfat says the doctor. 15 lbs, not too bad. He says turkey sandwiches sans mayo for lunch are not good enough. My other healthy thing is babaganoush from el shater but it comes on a big flat pita. Any ideas? Problem with salad is I'm still hungry and then dinner ends up being huge. I hate that I'm asking this.

  1. tracyk Jul 27, 2010 10:45 AM

    El Shater's babaganoush may be healthy, but it is fattening with all the oil. The tabouleh is less oily there and on a good day is really good.
    De Mole can be pretty healthy. Burritos aren't bad if you get without rice and dairy. Also their salad is really filling and you can get with shrimp or chicken on top. I Am Thai is a great spot for non-fattening options - papaya or mango salad, summer rolls. Soon du bu at Natural Tofu is another option that's relatively healthy, super filling and not too fatty.

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    I Am Thai
    49-08 43rd Ave, Queens, NY 11377

    Natural Tofu
    40-06 Queens Blvd, Queens, NY 11104

    De Mole
    45-02 48th Ave, Queens, NY 11377

    El Shater
    43-02 43rd Ave, Queens, NY 11104

    3 Replies
    1. re: tracyk
      2slices Aug 3, 2010 10:26 AM

      thanks, didnt realize there was alot of oil in babaganoush. I do like that soon dobu but might be a bit too much in summer. I forgot about the salads at De Mole, I wrote a review of one a couple years ago. Will have to hit that back up again.

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      De Mole
      45-02 48th Ave, Queens, NY 11377

      1. re: tracyk
        2slices Aug 5, 2010 11:33 AM

        Just asked the woman at Shater, she said there's no oil. Just eggplant, salt, lemon and tahini. I realize there is some oil in tahini but overall it's not oily at all.

        1. re: 2slices
          tracyk Aug 16, 2010 01:17 PM

          @2slices, tahini has a TON of fat, if fat is an issue.

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