Tasty, Good-For-You Sandwiches Take Center Stage on HealthyDiningFinder.com

Tasty, Good-For-You Sandwiches Take Center Stage on HealthyDiningFinder.comFinding nutritious, fresh and tasty sandwiches, soups and salads in Northern California is easy thanks to Healthy Dining’s restaurant newest partner, Erik’s DeliCafé.

With 33 locations, Erik’s DeliCafé features delicious, dietitian-recommended menu options on HealthyDiningFinder.com that also meet specific nutrition criteria emphasizing lean protein, vegetables, fruits, whole grains and unsaturated fats.

“At Erik’s DeliCafé, we take pride in providing our customers with healthy, high-quality meal options,” said Erik Johnson, CEO and Founder of Erik’s DeliCafé. “After more than 40 years in the business, we remain committed and pleased to bring our unique blend of character to our customers throughout Northern California. And we’re excited to partner with HealthyDiningFinder.com and its team of registered dietitians to get the word out about our healthful offerings. Here’s to your health!”

Here is a sample of Erik’s DeliCafe’s dietitian-recommended menu options featured onHealthyDiningFinder.com:

Chicken Gorgonzola Salad (Special Request) – Grilled chicken breast, gorgonzola cheese and raisins served on a fresh garden salad mix, topped with honey maple walnuts. Request dressing on the side.(470 calories, 35 grams carbohydrates, 37 grams protein)

Farmer’s Market Sandwich – Fresh avocado, sunflower seeds, fresh mushrooms, grated carrots, sliced pickles, red bell peppers, red onions, tomatoes, sprouts and lettuce with Erik’s sweet hot mustard piled high on our sweet molasses wheat bread. (610 calories, 83 grams carbohydrates, 16 grams protein)

Raging Bull Sandwich – Roast beef, mild green chili peppers and pepper jack cheese, heated on a peppered onion roll with Erik’s “Secret Goo,” red onions, tomatoes and sprouts. (650 calories, 58 grams carbohydrates, 45 grams protein)

Shrimp Vera Cruz Wrap – Bay shrimp with Erik’s guacamole, pico de gallo salsa, shredded lettuce and Erik’s spicy Baja sauce stuffed in a chipotle wrap. (480 calories, 56 grams carbohydrates, 25 grams protein)

Sweet Liberty Sandwich -Turkey breast and Swiss cheese with red bell peppers and Erik’s sweet hot mustard on 9-grain wheat bread with red onions, tomatoes and sprouts. (650 calories, 63 grams carbohydrates, 46 grams protein)

“Erik’s DeliCafe offers a true wealth of Healthy Dining options. Their wide range of sandwiches, soups, salads and specialty dishes are all well-balanced and made with fresh ingredients,” said Mary Parsons, M.S., R.D., culinary dietitian at Healthy Dining. “From the Shrimp Vera Cruz Wrap to the bounty of fresh vegetables in the Farmer’s Market Sandwich, any health-conscious diner can find a nutritious option featuring crave-worthy flavors.”

For a complete list of Erik’s DeliCafe menu options and other participating restaurants nationwide, visit HealthyDiningFinder.com.

Healthy Dining provides Americans with digital tools and resources to find the best restaurant choices for their dietary goals and healthy lifestyles. President and founder Anita Jones-Mueller, MPH, launched Healthy Dining by combining the brainpower and creativity of chefs, restaurateurs, health experts, registered dietitians and communication strategists. In collaboration with the National Restaurant Association, the Healthy Dining Program has grown to become the most powerful restaurant industry nutrition initiative in the nation. Healthy Dining’s signature website,HealthyDiningFinder.com, enables millions of nutrition-conscious restaurant diners, as well as those dealing with diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and other nutrition-related conditions, to easily find dietitian-recommended Healthy Dining choices served at restaurants coast to coast. The site is publicized by influential partners including the American Heart Association, Produce for Better Health, the Whole Grains Council and many others dedicated to supporting healthier eating. Additionally, Healthy Dining has been selected by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement a variety of restaurant nutrition-related research projects. For more information, please contact Deborah Lawrence, Deb@HealthyDiningFinder.com,760.809.2622.

At Erik’s DeliCafé, we pride ourselves in providing our customers a healthy alternative with our unique blend of homemade soups, salads and sandwiches. Our customers can order at the counter, observe a friendly team member assemble their order, and have their food delivered to their table in a dining area that conveys an ambiance of today and yesterday, just as if they were sitting around their kitchen table in another era. Our offerings are what separates Erik’s DeliCafé from other “quick casual” concepts. We remain committed and poised to bring our blend of character to you and your immediate area.