LAKEWOOD, COLO. — Einstein Bros. Bagels and Noah’s Bagels are introducing a Lighter Fare menu containing breakfast and lunch items with less than 400 calories. The new menu will be available for a limited time.

The new menu items include Ancho Chicken Wedge, Mediterranean Turkey Sandwich, Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Salad, Einstein Bros. Egg White Sandwich with Turkey Sausage, Noah’s Egg White Sandwich with Turkey Sausage, and Egg White Florentine Wedge with Turkey Sausage. In addition to the new menu items, other lower-calorie sides include fruit salad, fruit and yogurt parfait, chicken noodle soup and turkey chili.

"For people who want to eat better, it’s often difficult to do so and can be full of compromises," said Jeffrey O’Neill, chief executive officer for Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. "Our Lighter Fare menu gives consumers a variety of items full of fresh ingredients that deliver on bold taste and contain fewer calories."

The lunch items will be available from April 1 through June 30, and the breakfast items will be available July 1 through Sept. 29.