Going out to eat is a treat for many families. Restaurants often have expansive menus that contain a wide variety of foods. Favorite restaurants for families include: Applebees, Chili's, Carrabbas, Cracker Barrel, Denny's and On the Border.
Common menu items that can be found at most restaurants today include: Coconut shrimp, Steak, Burgers and fries, Chicken fingers and Chicken parmigiana.
While nutritional experts suggest that restaurant foods can be higher in fat and cholesterol, this fare still offers nutritional components like iron, calcium, protein, fiber, and Vitamin B6. Restaurants also offer low and non-fat entrees like salads that feature citrus fruits and vegetables that contain Vitamin C.