Stuart's Healthy Fine Dining Eateries Promote Clean-Eating
With the clean-eating movement in full swing, you can dine out at these local restaurants without the guilt.
Organic, plant-based food that cleanses and nourishes the body is the mission of this health-conscious restaurant in Midtown Palm Beach Gardens. Cashew cheese, walnut meat and vegan alternatives abound.
4783 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens; christopherskitchenfl.com; 561.318.6191
The Blend Bistro
Cold-pressed juices, hot-steamed beverages, small plates, sandwiches and smoothies define this gem in Downtown at the Gardens with its tagline “Where Healthy Meets Delicious.” Menu items are colorfully denoted as dairy-free, vegan and vegetarian.
11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens; blendbistro.com; 561.331.8766
Here is a fast-food restaurant that is 1,000 times healthier than its drive-through counterparts. Acai bowls feature fresh fruit and hearty granola, wraps contain organic chicken and sustainably caught salmon, and all drinks are bottled in recyclable glass.
12216 U.S. Highway 1, North Palm Beach; 3natives.com; 561.223.3469; additional locations in Tequesta and Jupiter
Fit Body Bistro
This model eatery caters to competitive athletes, professional weightlifters and those trying to build muscle, get in shape and lose a few pounds. Its food is free of antibiotics, dyes, gluten, GMOs and preservatives, and all of it is weighed to ensure nutritional value.
5440 Military Trail, Jupiter; fitbodybistro.com; 561.627.5747
A group of friends looking for a lifestyle change started Modern Juice Co. by making customized juices from home. As word got out, they opened a brick-and-mortar store in Jupiter serving veggie-packed bowls, juices and smoothies.
287 E. Indiantown Road, B10-A, Jupiter; modernjuiceco.com; 561.320.9300
This new healthy, fast-casual food chain recently opened in Jupiter serving salads, wraps, burritos, chili and more. The dishes are packed with lots of veggies, unique ingredients and strong flavor profiles.
1155 Main St., Unit 112, Jupiter; freshii.com
Ellie’s Downtown Deli
Looking for fresh food prepared daily in downtown Stuart? Ellie’s is your place. Chef Mark Muller, who also handles the catering, prepares fresh salads, hoagies, paninis, wraps, soups and more. Guests can eat in, take out or even opt for delivery.
18 SE Sixth St., Stuart; elliesdowntowndeli.com; 772.781.6605
District Table & Bar in Stuart
The menu changes seasonally, depending on what farmers and fishermen have gleaned. Chefs source eggs from Ocoee and lettuce from Homestead, and infuse southern hospitality and unpretentious dining into the overall restaurant experience.
900 SE Indian St., Stuart; districttableandbar.com; 772.324.8357
Meals are minimally processed and incorporate gourmet, organic and vegetarian styles of eating. Its one-of-a-kind keto soufflés appeal to those on ketogenic diets who will revel in the shallot, spinach and goat cheese version.
980 SE Indian St., Stuart; redspantry.com; 722.266.9684
The S&S Takeout
All kinds of food can be ordered and picked up at this intercontinental restaurant serving up homemade soups, savory specials and stuff for the sweet-tooth. Check the Facebook page for hourly updates on the shrimp bisque, teriyaki pork ribs and cranberry-almond banana bread.
148 N. Depot Drive, Fort Pierce; facebook.com/thesstakeout; 772.461.8355
This vegetarian bistro appeals to vegetarians and mainstream diners with natural, organic and vegetarian-friendly cuisine that mixes classics with innovative new dishes. Try the gardein sliders with daiya cheddar or the grilled cauliflower with mango chutney. Patrons can dine al fresco on the waterside deck.
8020 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach; darbster.com; 561.586.2622
This vegan-only restaurant offers a little bit of everything—organic food, cold drip coffee, a market and soul-altering yoga classes. The focus is on health and wellness with menus that are updated daily with seasonal ingredients such as the fruity acai bowl, stacked veggie sandwich and pesto noodles made with chilled raw kelp.
123 Datura St., West Palm Beach; thebeewpb.com; 561.651.9796