Dining on the Lighter Side Can Still Taste Delicious!

As the weather gets warmer, you can't help but start thinking about boating season around the lake area. This inevitably means that some of you might be looking to eat lighter than you did all winter. 

Wicked Willie's Sports Grill has quite a few menu options with healthy ingredients that are on the lighter side, yet still hearty and full of flavor so you won't be left feeling hungry. (An added bonus of eating light, it means there's more room for beer calories while you watch the game!) Nobody even has to know that you're "dieting" because the following menu items taste so great, they'll just assume you ordered them for that reason!

Menu Items on the Lighter Side
Choosing seafood is often a delicious way to cut a few calories, and ordering meat grilled rather than fried is helpful too. When it comes to side dishes, our popular Lake of the Ozarks restaurant has both fresh vegetables and fresh fruit as options. Here are just a few of the appetizers, sandwiches, and entrees you may want to try. 

-Tuna Tataki-
Seared tuna loin drizzled with citrus soy and served with an Asian salad & ginger-miso vinaigrette.

-Peel & Eat Shrimp-
A half-pound of large shrimp seasoned & chilled, served with lemon and house-made cocktail sauce.

-Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps-
Grilled, marinated chicken, pickled carrots & daikon, bean sprouts, roasted shiitake mushrooms, fresh herbs, rice noodles, and toasted peanuts, served with nuoccham (Vietnamese dipping sauce) or teriyaki sauce.

-Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich-
Melted Swiss cheese, caramelized onions, herb mayonnaise, lettuce, and tomato on a brioche bun. Add avocado for added nutrition and tasty flavor.

-Mediterranean Chicken Wrap-
Grilled chicken, baby spinach, feta cheese, and eggplant relish with tomatoes and olives in a spinach herb tortilla.

-Grilled Portobello Wrap-
Portobello mushroom, baby spinach, roasted red peppers, and artichoke-parmesan spread in a spinach herb tortilla.

-Grilled Whitefish Sandwich-
Served with remoulade, lettuce, and tomato on a hoagie.

-Grilled Salmon-
Topped with pineapple salsa and served with roasted potatoes and fresh vegetables.

-Pan Roasted Ahi Tuna-
Ahi Tuna with a sweet chili-orange glaze and fresh avocado served with multigrain pilaf.

Hearty Salads To Fill You Up
Salads are another lighter option, especially when you order the dressing on the side. Ours are filled to the brim with delicious ingredients that do a body good! Dressing choices include Bleu Cheese, Buttermilk Ranch, Caesar, French, Honey Mustard, Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette, and Wicked Willie's House. 

-Asian Chicken Salad-
Grilled hoisin-marinated chicken, shredded cabbage, carrots, leaf lettuce, broccoli florets, and peanut dressing topped with crispy rice noodles.

-Mediterranean Grilled Portobello Caesar Salad-
Grilled Portobello, artichokes, roasted red peppers, croutons, and parmesan cheese with Caesar dressing.

-Smoked Turkey Cobb-
Mixed greens, smoked turkey, avocado, tomato, crisp bacon, soft boiled egg, and bleu cheese, crumbles.

-Strawberry & Goat Cheese-
Organic baby spinach, fresh strawberries, spiced pecans, crumbled goat cheese, and a side of strawberry-balsamic vinaigrette.

Even if you aren't trying to eat lighter these days, the menu items listed above from our Lake of the Ozarks sports bar & grill are so irresistibly delicious, you may want to order them for that reason alone! Eating healthy (and light) doesn't mean you have to be miserable. Head on over to Wicked Willie's Sports Grill for lunch or dinner and we'll show you how to do it in a tasty way that will make you forget you're on a diet at all!

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Osage Beach, MO 65065
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