Panera's Best Kept Secret // Hidden Menu

Posted by Jill Fratianne on Tuesday, June 10, 2014
CrossFit St.Matthews

Did you know? Panera has a secret, hidden menu that contains clean menu items. You won't see the hidden menu mentioned anywhere at any Panera locations, but rest assured that every Panera employee knows what you're asking for when you order an item on their Hidden Menu.

The Hidden Menu at Panera contains 6 meals that are basically low-processed carb, high-protein meals. We have to believe they also give you lots of power, as the word "power" is used in each item. Here's what you'll find on the hidden menu:


Sliced top sirloin steak, two all-natural eggs, sliced avocados, and sliced tomatoes.
1 bowl | 130 calories | 15g fat | 4.5g saturated fat | 210mg cholesterol |
Sliced roasted all-natural turkey, egg whites, warm baby spinach, roasted peppers, and basil pesto.
1 bowl | 180 calories | 7g fat | 1g saturated fat | 30mg cholesterol |
500mg sodium | 7g carbs | 2g fiber | 1g sugar | 25g protein


Sliced all-natural chicken, with cilantro jalapeno hummus, baby spinach, cucumbers,
  diced tomatoes, red onions, fresh-squeezed lemon juice, and fresh-chopped cilantro.
1 bowl | 330 calories | 13g fat | 2g saturated fat | 80mg cholesterol |
590mg sodium | 23g carbs | 8g fiber | 3g sugar | 33g protein
A salad with sliced, all-natural roasted turkey, baby spinach, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, 
red onions, kalamata olives, fresh-squeezed lemon juice, and extra virgin olive oil.
1 bowl | 320 calories | 21g fat | 3g saturated fat | 60mg cholesterol | 
830mg sodium | 12g carbs | 4g fiber | 2g sugar | 22g protein
A salad made with sliced, all-natural chicken, baby spinach, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, 
applewood-smoked bacon, diced eggs, fresh-squeezed lemon juice, and extra virgin olive oil.
1 bowl | 360 calories | 20g fat | 4g saturated fat | 140mg cholesterol | 
590mg sodium | 12g carbs | 3g fiber | 2g sugar | 35g protein
Sliced top-sirloin, leaf lettuce, cucumbers, diced tomatoes, red onions, 
basil pesto, and fresh-squeezed lemon juice.
1 bowl | 280 calories | 16g fat | 5g saturated fat | 85mg cholesterol | 310mg sodium | 7g carbs | 1g fiber | 3g sugar | 28g protein
These are great options for you to try next to you're on the go and need a quick and healthy meal fix!

Not to mention, Panera keeps getting better as they just announced they will be getting rid of all artificial additives in their food by 2016. Go Panera! 

What looks good to you? Have you tried any of these items? Tell us what looks best or what you've tried!

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