Have you ever been in the position where you had to decline an invitation to join friends and family for a meal at the Cheesecake Factory because you were unsure if you were going to find something that you would feel comfortable eating? 

Continue reading below to learn about some healthy meals that are both low in carbohydrates and sugar on the Cheesecake Factory menu.

🌮Sugar Smart Meals

Managing your carbohydrate intake is very important in your diabetes journey. Keeping your carb levels in check contributes to having a stabilized blood glucose level. Maintaining the stability of your levels helps in gaining overall control of your diabetes.

Luckily, the Cheesecake Factory has a variety of low-carb options on its menu. There are sections of the menu titled SkinnyLiciousin each food category (appetizers, small plates, salads, and specials). Use these sections as a starting point for finding yourself a delicious lunch or dinner option. Below is a selection of low-carb meal options that can be found on their menu.

  • Skinnylicious Tuscan Chicken
  • Asian Chicken Lettuce Wrap Tacos
  • Seared Tuna Tataki salad
  • Lemon Herb parmesan chicken
  • Skinnylicious Grilled Salmon
  • Grilled Steak Medallions

Sugar Smart Drinks

🌮Sugar Smart Drinks

Drinks high in sugar can be deceiving and it can become challenging to gauge how much excess sugars are consumed during a meal. Increasing your awareness of these added sugars that you are consuming and picking out drink options that are lower in added sugars is the better option to limit this extra sugar intake.

It is common to be out with friends and unintentionally start choosing drinks that are high in added sugar. Instead, think about trying these options or other Skinnylicious drink choices, or by asking your waiter/waitress. Below are some low-sugar drink options for you to try on your next trip.

  • Skinnylicious cosmopolitan
  • Water with lemon
  • Herbal tea
  • Coffees with no added sugars or creams


If you thought you were going to miss out on eating delicious cheesecake while you are at the Cheesecake Factory, you are wrong. The menu offers a low-carb, no sugar added plain cheesecake option giving you the perfect ending to your meal.

Familiarizing yourself with healthy food options before walking through the door can make you feel more relaxed and able to fully enjoy your meal without stressing out as much about carb and sugar numbers. Staying mindful and choosing those drinks with little to no added sugars will also help to keep eating out more manageable.