Wellness Wednesday: Eat Healthy in Miami with Healthy Bowls & Vegetarian/Vegan Dining
Spring in Miami is here and getting that bikini body in shape requires some healthy eating choices. So, let the healthy eating begin at these Miami places, feel better and even maybe lose some of those extra pounds.
Here are MIAbites favorite spots for Juices, Healthy Bowls and Vegetarian or Plant-based/Vegan dining:
Dr Smood- Fresh juices, snacks and healthy eating options. Mulitple locations including 1800 Bay Rd. Miami Beach and in Brickell at 701 South Miami Ave and Wynwood at 2230 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33121
Green Gables Cafe- Small eatery specializing in to-go and delivery orders. Try the roasted eggplant & hummus wrap, a salad, Green gazpacho or other vegan soups made daily. Smoothies, organic vegetable and fruit juices, tea and coffee (soy, almond and rice milks available). Local and organic ingredients. Open Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch, 7:30am to 4:30pm. 327 Alhambra Circle. Coral Gables, FL 33134 (305) 445-7015
The Last Carrot- No-frills deli with wide assortment of hummus wraps, salads, smoothies and more. The spinach pie is a winner. 3131 Grand Ave. Coconut Grove, FL.
Choices Cafe- The all-vegan, 95% organic menu at Choices includes wraps, quinoa bowls, pizza, salads and soups. The Mental Lentil wrap (lentil patty, black beans, quinoa, pico de gallo, plantain, sauteed onion, avocado, tahini sauce) is one of their popular, signature dishes. Juices and smoothies, delicious desserts, and beer and wine are also available. Ask about their weekend brunch. 646 NE 79th Street Miami 33138 (786) 803-8352.
GLAM- Plant-based dining in Midtown that is both delicious and beautiful. Special daily soup options, pasta (or zucchini noodles) with meatless meatballs, mushroom faro "risotto" and jackfruit al pastor tacos. 3301 NE 1st St in Midtown. Miami, FL 786 864 0590
Soul Tavern- Plant-based and Gluten Free comes to Sunset Harbor. Lots of fresh salads, pizzas and creative dishes like an oyster mushroom and burnt eggplant handroll, black bean and sweet plantain sliders and Korean BBQ tempeh banh mi. Open for lunch. 1801 West Ave. Miami FL 305 925 0799.
Full Bloom- While we miss the gorgeous Biscayne Bay view from Full Blooms original location on Island Ave, the menu is still a vegan eaters dream, with jackfruit empanadas, a creamy turmeric kale salad, Thai red curry with Thai red rice, oven baked plantain lasagna and jackfruit ropa vieja. Open for lunch and dinner. Crest Hotel 1670 James St. Miami Beach, FL.
Berri Bar - Right off Lincoln Road. Go for freshly made great acai bowls, healthy juices and smoothies. 1630 Pennsylvania Ave. Miami Beach. FL.
Plant Miami- In The Sacred Space in Wynwood is a Plant, a plant-based restaurant with an emphasis on living foods, featuring vibrant, vegan, kosher, organic cuisine inspired by South Florida. Dynamic and thoughtfully assembled, the menu blends innovative technique with seasonal, local produce, and includes many classic raw food dishes. With its clean, modernist approach and distinctive setting, Plant Miami is the perfect platform for Miami’s tropical climate and broad cultural influences, integrating a distinctive harmony with holistic wellness, impeccable ingredients, skilled technique, and exquisite plating. 105 NE 24th St. Miami FL.
Plnthouse- Upstairs and thru the fitness center at the 1 Hotel is Matthew Kenney’s plant-based café with fresh pressed juices, vegan hummus and pita chips, avocado toasts and a variety of colorful and healthy salads and mains. Open for breakfast, lunch until 5 pm. 1 Hotel 2301 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL
Planta- Newest to join the plant-based space is Toronto based, Planta in the South of Fifth neighborhood. Creative vegan options include Planta “Burger”, Hearts of Palm “crabcakes”, crispy cauliflower lettuce wraps and a unique selection of Pizzas. 850 Commerce St. Miami Beach, FL
della Test Kitchen- Anchoring Wynwood Yard, della's offers favorite bowls in addition to "Build your own" healthy bowls will selections including bases of rice, quinoa and greens topped with proteins like tempeh, chickpeas, veggies like marinated kale or sweet potato, sauces like citrus tahini and curry cashew and boosts of avocado and raw roots. Wynwood Yard 56 NW 29th St. Miami, FL.
Seasons 52 - Recommended for its vegan options, including the Winter Market Vegetable Plate (roasted vegetables, grilled tofu and cracked wheat tabbouleh). Also, vegan soups, salads and appetizers, and delicious flatbreads that can be made vegan. Tofu may be substituted for meat in other dishes (ask your server). 321 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL, 33134 (305) 442-8552.
DIRT- where clean eating and great taste coexist in Miami Beach. DIRT is a new fine food served fast dining experience in Miami Beach: a farm-to-counter eatery and wellness bar combining fresh, great-tasting food with health, convenience, and simplicity. 232 5th Street, Miami Beach (305) 239 3000 and 1834 Bay Rd. Miami Beach, FL.
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