KANSAS CITY, Mo. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Jan. 6, 2015 - When choosing their next healthful dish, 63 percent of eaters focused on nutrition say they look for energy-boosting additives like protein, fiber and other nutrients, according to a recent study1.
The new Pub Diet menu at Applebee's Grill and Bar features a tasty and balanced take on classic bar-and-grill favorites. Featuring indulgent pub-style dishes, the Pub Diet includes unexpected ingredients like quinoa and whole grains. Starting at $9.99, the handcrafted Pub Diet dishes have fiber and protein and – with less than 600 calories – make resolution season simple and delicious.
"At Applebee's, better-for-you food doesn't mean boring food," said Darin Dugan, Applebee's Senior Vice President of Culinary and Marketing. "We created The Pub Diet to match our Guests' flavor preferences and profiles without compromising their goals of eating healthful foods."
The Pub Diet menu includes four dishes:
Applebee's is the world's largest casual dining chain, with approximately 2,000 locations in 49 states, 16 countries and one U.S. territory. Based in Kansas City, Missouri, Applebee's takes pride in providing a welcoming, neighborhood environment where everyone can enjoy the dining experience. Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar® restaurants are franchised or operated by DineEquity, Inc.'s wholly-owned subsidiary, Applebee's International, Inc. and its affiliates.
1 Levesque, Sarah Day. "Nutritional Food and Drink –US –January 2013." Mintel Oxygen, January 2013. Web. 01 December 2015.
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