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I have someone I try to take out to lunch periodically, weekly if possible. But they now have to be on a low-fat diet, which obviously greatly limits the options.
This isn't a situation where a one-time splurge is OK; it's related to their gall bladder (surgery scheduled for late June), so eating fatty food could literally put them in the hospital. I want to be careful to the extent of not bringing them where they could get an egg white omelette, since it's likely going to be cooked in butter/oil.
This isn't a situation where otherwise "healthy" fats are OK, so no olive oil, avocados, or nuts. That sort of thing is often an issue: e.g., a "grain bowl" where the grains are coated with oils. And to be safe, I'm avoiding cheeses advertised as low-fat on the menu, since I don't know *how* low-fat, and likely not low enough.
Today I took them to a local kosher-style deli where they had turkey on rye with mustard. I saw some options at Nelly's Taqueria that were promising (grilled chicken taco without cheese or other fatty ingredients), and was thinking that the chicken pho at Rolling Spring Roll should be OK.
But not a lot else comes to mind (breakfast is even harder).
I'm looking at the South Shore, eastern Nassau/western Suffolk, but some traveling is OK, half an hour or more. And periodic trips to the NoFo are great. Any thoughts?
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