Serving over 25 healthy menu choices, as chosen by Healthy Dining’s registered dietitians

San Diego, CA  (  Extreme Pita, a Healthy Dining restaurant partner featured on, is proud to offer Healthy Dining-approved pitas, salads and kids’ options. Coming soon: their new Extreme Entrées, considered a “more substantial alternative to the pita,” made fresh in-store and include sautéed vegetables, protein, a seven-grain rice blend and salad.

“The menu at Extreme Pita is bursting with fresh ingredients and global flavors,” said Mary Parsons, M.S., R.D., culinary dietitian at Healthy Dining. “Whether you’re in the mood for traditional Chicken Souvlaki, Thai Beef or a Chicken Fajita, you can choose from the full spectrum of lean proteins and fresh vegetables among their diverse selection of Healthy Dining and Kids LiveWell options.

“These healthy pitas are made to order, so you can add even more nutrition by customizing your order to load up on all of your favorite veggies!”

The restaurant has over 25 nutritious menu items featuring fresh and flavorful ingredients like zucchini, hummus, tomatoes, feta and fresh greens including spinach and romaine lettuce.

“It’s tough to find a fast casual restaurant whose food is both delicious and healthy,” said Mary Freda, Extreme Pita’s marketing manager. “At Extreme Pita, we bring both to the table by offering our guests a delicious new menu featuring healthier ingredients. Our menu is all about food that’s good in every way. Healthy Dining Finder helps us share that message.”

Here is a sample of Extreme Pita’s dietitian-recommended menu options featured on

Salsa Verde Steak Extreme Entrée (available starting May 2016) – Salsa verde steak with red onions and roasted red pepper. Served with pita bread, seven-grain mix and a spinach and white bean salad with avocado, goat cheese and sunflower seeds tossed in white balsamic dressing. (660 calories, 75 grams carbohydrates, 37 grams protein)

Chicken Fajita Extreme Entrée (available starting May 2016)  – Fajita chicken with red onions, green bell pepper and roasted red pepper. Served with pita bread, sour cream, salsa, seven-grain mix and a romaine salad with corn & bean salsa and shredded cheese, tossed in white balsamic lemon basil dressing. (710 calories, 81 grams carbohydrates, 45 grams protein)

Chicken Caesar Pita – Chicken with bacon, Romaine lettuce, croutons, Parmesan and Caesar dressing. (590 calories, 61 grams carbohydrates, 36 grams protein)

Veggie Flatbaked Pita – Roasted red peppers, onions, zucchini, Kalamata olives, feta and pizza sauce. (420 calories, 56 grams carbohydrates, 16 grams protein)

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About Healthy Dining

It is Healthy Dining’s passion to contribute to a healthier America – in a delicious way! Healthy Dining’s signature web and mobile site,, is the only search engine and inspirational source of its kind providing personalized dining out recommendations validated by Healthy Dining’s team of registered dietitians. enables millions of diet- and nutrition-conscious restaurant diners as well as those dealing with diabetes, high blood pressure, and other conditions to easily find Healthy Dining choices served at restaurants coast to coast. also features a Kids LiveWell platform a program developed in partnership with the National Restaurant Association to help parents find restaurants offering healthier fare for children.

About Extreme Pita

Extreme Pita believes in serving food that’s good in every way. Extreme Pita has been delighting guests with healthier, great-tasting pita sandwiches since 1997. Extreme Pita was the first restaurant to marry old world authentic pita bread with healthier, fresh, and unique flavors. They invite guests to come to their restaurant to experience pita perfection.

Deborah Lawrence
Director of Public Relations