Healthy Facts Monday – Calories Face-Off: Chipotle vs Freshii

chipotle vs freshii

Freshii is another fast-casual restaurant chain that has franchises all over the world including the USA, Canada and Sweden. Freshii offers a menu of salads, burritos, wraps, rice bowls, yogurts, breakfast and soups made with high quality, fresh ingredients. Freshii’s meals are also full of fibres, essential fats, lean proteins and slow-burning carbs.  But are Freshii’s food necessary healthier than other fast-casual restaurant chain? In this week’s “Healthy Facts Monday“, we will compare calories of food served at Chipotle and Freshii.

1) Salad (Freshii WINS)!!

chipotle vs freshii salad

Freshii’s Cobb Salad – 430 calories (SCORE)

Chipotle’s Chicken Salad with Fresh Tomato Salsa, Roasted Chili-Corn Salsa, Cheese, and Vingigrette  – 660 calories

2) Burrito (Freshii WINS)!!

chipotle vs freshii burrito

Freshii’s Bangkok Burrito – 660 calories (SCORE)

Chipotle’s Sofritas Burrito with Brown Rice, Fresh Tomato Salsa and Lettuce  – 670 calories

3) Bowl (Freshii WINS)!!!

chipotle vs freshii bowl

Freshii’s Warrior Chicken Bowl – 660 calories (SCORE)

Chipotle’s Chicken Burrito Bowl with Brown Rice, Fresh Tomato Salsa, Romaine Lettuce and Roasted Chili-Corn Salsa  – 670 calories

4) More Bowl (Freshii WINS)!!!

chipotle vs freshii more bowls

 

Freshii’s Bliss Bowl – 424 calories (SCORE)

Chipotle’s Sofritas Burrito Bowl with Brown Rice, Fresh Tomato Salsa, Fajita Vegetables, and Cheese – 485 calories

5) Wrap (Freshii WINS)!!!

chipotle vs freshii wrap

Freshii’s Buffalo Chicken Wrap- 424 calories (SCORE)

Chipotle’s Chicken Burrito Bowl with Cheese, Romaine Lettuce, and Fresh Tomato Salsa – 485 calories

Really? Freshii’s food are healthier than Chipotle’s?

Well! I got all of Freshii’s nutritional information from several external sources.  Many of them mentioned sauces were not included in the calories calculation.  If this is true, Chipotle’s food probably have less calories than Freshii.

Have you been to Freshii before? What do you usually order when you go to Freshii? Post your comments below. Till next time!

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