The Best & Worst Fast-Food Breakfast Sandwiches
Au Bon Pain Egg Whites and Cheddar Breakfast Sandwich
Au Bon Pain
The Best: The Au Bon Pain Egg Whites and Cheddar Breakfast Sandwich has 250 calories, 6 grams of saturated fat, 6 grams of fiber, 20 grams of protein and 550 mg of sodium. This sandwich is low in calories with a whopping 6 grams of fiber, making it a good option. For just a few extra calories you can get this sandwich with avocado—then it clocks in at 310 calories, 6 grams of saturated fat, 9 grams of fiber, 20 grams of protein and 940 mg of sodium, giving you some extra fiber and healthy monounsaturated fat from the avocado.
The Worst: The Au Bon Pain Sausage, Egg and Cheddar on Asiago Bagel has 810 calories, 20 grams of saturated fat, 2 grams of fiber, 41 grams of protein and 1,340 mg of sodium. This one tops the charts for calories and vies with the Dunkin’ Donuts Sausage, Egg & Cheese on Croissant for most saturated fat and sodium. Although everyone has different calorie needs, 810 calories is high for one meal for most people. To put those calories in perspective, for 810 calories you could have 2 slices of toast, 2 eggs, a pat of butter, a 16 oz. nonfat latte, a banana, an orange and 2 tablespoons of peanut butter. Or a Big Mac and small fries with 40 calories to spare.