Your Cheat Sheet to Healthy Eateries in YEG

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Eating out at many of Edmonton’s awesome restaurants and eateries is a constant battle between your wallet, your appetite, and your belt. If you’re maintaining a physically active lifestyle or just trying to improve your health, it’s even harder! So with that in mind, let’s talk healthy and outline some of the coolest healthy food options for Edmontonians – especially those that include takeout! Healthy food on-the-go isn’t as hard to find as you might think!

The Greenhouse (10119 101 St/8623 112 St) – Here’s a little secret – it’s totally possible to have high quality, mind-blowing food that’s great for you, too! The Greenhouse excels in this arena. Expect every variation of greens, wraps, sandwiches, soups, and rice bowls. We’re not kidding, have you seen their menu?

Padmanadi (10740 101 St) – A great downtown vegan staple specializing in Thai, Indian, and Chinese cuisine. Prepare for a culinary experience set to change your tastebuds. This place will have you saying: “Vegan what?”

Noorish (8440 109 St) – Perfect for when you’re looking to impress your date with your choice of restaurant and impress your personal trainer at the same time. Noorish are masters of throwing together unconventional dishes, like raw tacos, lobster mac and cheese, done entirely vegan, and so much more. They offer plenty of options for all types of foodies: local, organic, raw, vegan, and gluten-free dished never sacrifice flavor for healthy eating

The Chopped Leaf (10155 102 St) – For soup/sandwich/salad fans looking for a quick bite that satisfies all their healthy cravings. Our recommendation is the Creamy Tomato Soup – it’s what grilled cheeses were made to perfectly complement.

Fresh Fit Foods (10720 142 St) – Mixing health-conscious with convenience, Fresh Fit is where it’s at for those knee-deep in the rat race and looking for high quality meals with none of the preparation. Sound like you? It can also be found at most World Health Club locations in the city, making it the perfect companion for your regular fitness treks.

What are some of your go-to places for healthy eats in Edmonton?