Four of America’s Favorite Organic Restaurants
This article was originally published on WakingUpWild
Traveling doesn’t mean you have to take a break from your healthy lifestyle. Whether you find yourself passing through one of these great cities or you happen to call one home, be sure to check out these incredible restaurants offering organic options that will leave your body happy and healthy.
Cafe Gratitude: Kansas City, Missouri
Cafe Gratitude is Kansas City’s finest organic restaurant and offers a completely organic, plant-based menu. The restaurant’s health-focused menu is full of flavor and color, leaving you feeling refreshed.
When you dine here, you’ll find quick meals like sweet potato tacos and eggplant parmesan as well as cleansing detox meal and juice plans that will give your body a real reboot. The restaurant is conveniently situated near the Kansas City Convention Center and many other attractions where you’ll find some of the best Kansas City hotels from IHG.
The Green Ingredient: El Paso, Texas
They say everything is bigger in Texas, and this rings true for The Green Ingredient’s passion to aid people in making healthier eating decisions. Here, you’ll find a menu full of fresh, all-natural ingredients without GMOs, chemicals, pesticides, hormones, trans fats, artificial coloring, or additives.
The Green Ingredient offers wonderful juices, including the signature Coco Lemon-Aid and the Sassy Pineapple. The wraps, tacos, and salads provide complete, healthy meals to accompany the numerous natural smoothies. Those looking to build muscle will want to try the muscle builder smoothie, which includes goji berries, almond milk, bananas, almond butter, and protein powder.
Close to the Green Ingredient, you’ll find several El Paso hotels with easy access to health and fitness hotspots. Check the amenities to see if there is a gym available inside your hotel, if not, nearby you’ll find several gyms, including Planet Fitness and a UFC gym, as well as outdoor recreation opportunities in Franklin Mountains State Park.
chipotle salmon burger: photo by visit el paso
Pressed: Boston, Massachusetts
Pressed offers in-house pressed cold juices, naturally flavored popsicles, superfood shakes, and a largely plant-based menu. With several locations around Boston, Pressed provides residents and visitors a healthy fix no matter where they live or which Boston area hotel might be their home away from home.
Pressed has recognized the need for on-the-go healthy options for those with fast-paced lifestyles, which means there’s no longer a need to grab a burger and fries when you’re in a hurry. This juice bar even has an app that allows customers to order and pay online for even faster service.
Urban Beets Cafe & Juicery: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Urban Beets believes healthy food is essential for energy, longevity, and happiness. This spot serves raw juices and smoothies as well as fresh acai bowls. It’s a one-stop shop for all your organic, gluten-free, and vegan needs. Be sure to try the incredible organic, low-acid coffee, too.
Milwaukee is an ideal city for active individuals. Its prime location along Lake Michigan provides abundant outdoor recreation opportunities, including freshwater surfing, running and biking, windsurfing, and golfing, all within easy access of the top Milwaukee hotels.
Healthy restaurants are popping up across the U.S. and worldwide, allowing you no excuse to settle for unhealthy snacks or fast food. All it takes is a quick search to seek out nutritious options so you can begin or continue your healthy eating habits.