You May Also Like

This could be sabotaging your metabolism without you knowing it

How to get over secondhand heartbreak

This entrepreneur keeps it real about what it really takes to succeed

What’s your dosha? Take our quiz to find out

I met with a medium to find inner peace—here’s what happened

5 subscription boxes that will save you serious cash on personal care products

Energy Kitchen debuts a better-for-you burger value meal

Energy Kitchen burger and fries value meal
Energy Kitchen slashes prices and launches a burger-and-fries Energize Meal

Value meals are generally an excuse to sell you as much calorie-packed processed food as possible, but better-fast-food purveyor Energy Kitchen wants to change that.

In addition to a serious across-the-board price slash (nice!), the mini-chain, with 8 locations in New York City, kicked off 2012 by launching new Energize Meals, a healthier version of the value meal.

For $9.99, you get a nutritionist-approved burger (veggie, grass-fed beef, and lean bison are among the options) or a wrap (like delish veggie tuna), a side of baked fries, and a drink (skip the icky diet soda and opt for a bottle of water).

Given that it’s hard to get a green juice for less than $10 in Manhattan these days, it’s definitely a good deal. —Alia Akkam