Chick-Fil-A Debuts GF Grilled Nuggets & Healthy Kid’s Meals
Chick-fil-A has introduced new grilled nuggets as a part of their healthy Kid’s Meal choices. The gluten free grilled nuggets are not just for kids, though. My family has been ordering them for years as a part of the chicken nugget combo. Most locations (all we have asked) will also give you grilled strips (not on the menu) in addition to the grilled chicken breast, which is officially on the menu.
Chik-fil-A Waffle Fries are gluten free and fried separately.
Following is more information on Chick-fil-A’s new Kid’s Meal offerings:
- Introduction of Grilled Nuggets: These gluten-free Grilled Nuggets are made from a boneless, skinless breast of chicken tumbled in a salt and pepper spice blend and then grilled to perfection. The four count is only 80 calories and 1 gram of fat, while the six count contains 110 calories and 1.5 grams of fat.
- Addition of Buddy Fruits® Pure Blended Fruit To Go: Apple Cinnamon: Each squeezable fruit pouch is gluten free, all natural and contains 100 percent pure fruit. It is 60 calories, 0 grams of fat and equals one serving of fruit.
- Improved beverage options: The chain is changing its children’s beverage line only to feature one percent milk, 100 percent apple juice, its signature freshly squeezed lemonade and water as drink choices.
According to Chick-fil-A’s full-time dietitian Jodie Worrell, these new menu additions come as part of Chick-fil-A’s broader initiative to offer healthier menu options to customers. Initiative highlights include the addition of the Fruit Cup in 2004 and moving to a complete menu (including all condiments) with zero trans fats in 2008. Chick-fil-A also is actively working to reduce sodium across its menu, including a 40 percent sodium reduction in its Chargrilled Chicken filet, 25 percent less sodium in breads and removing 10 percent of sodium in dressings and sauces. Additionally, the chain has removed high fructose corn syrup from its chocolate milk, and some salad dressings and sauces.
Speak to the manager at your location to confirm preparation procedures are satisfactory for you. I have always had great experiences with each location and hope you do, too.
Click for Comple Chik-fIl-A Gluten Information
Items with no gluten in addition to the new grilled nuggets:
- Chick-fil-A® Chargrilled Chicken Filet (no bun)
- Chick-fil-A® Chargrilled Chicken Garden Salad
- Chick-fil-A® Chargrilled Chicken & Fruit Salad
- Tortilla Strips
- Fruit Cup
- Side Salad
- Cole Slaw
- Carrot & Raisin Salad
- Chick-fil-A Waffle Potato Fries®
- Yogurt Parfait
- Bacon slice
- Sausage patty
- American cheese slice
- Hash Browns
- Chocolate Syrup
- Blueberry Topping
- All Beverages
Dipping Sauces and Dressings
- Barbecue Sauce
- Honey Mustard Sauce
- Honey Roasted BBQ Sauce
- Polynesian Sauce
- Buttermilk Ranch Sauce
- Chick-fil-A® Buffalo Sauce
- Spicy Dressing
- Blue Cheese Dressing
- Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
- Thousand Island Dressing
- Light Italian Dressing
- Fat Free Dijon Honey Mustard Dressing
- Caesar Dressing
- Reduced Fat Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing
- Reduced Fat Berry Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
- Chick-fil-A® Sauce
- Apple Jelly
- Grape Jelly
- Mixed Fruit Jelly