Getting fit doesn’t have to be hard and eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring. Make it fun and exciting by going to these healthy shacks to help you achieve your fitness goals.
- The Good Seed
The Good Seed (formerly Edgy Veggy) is a restaurant and deli in one that offers healthy snacks and dishes that are vegan-friendly.
Try some of their bestsellers like the Marinara with homemade pasta noodles or pho made with buckwheat noodles. The deli has Edgy Veggy’s signature items like the Salsa Monja (made with pickled green olives, gherkins, onions, garlic, gluten-free bread, and capers) and Lentil Chips. For drinks, try one of their fresh juices like a beet, cucumber and celery combo or get hand-roasted coffee by Current Swell Coffee Brewery.
#3 Brixton St, Kapitolyo, Pasig
- Adaäm & Yves Organic Bistro
Adaäm & Yves menu boasts with classic favorites with a heartier approach. It also named most of its dishes to some pop culture icons. Their Pink Floyd is a modern approach to a local Arroz Caldo and is made with pink organic rice, chicken, chili paste and hardboiled egg. Also try the Noli Me Tangere, a tapa made with Kitayama Wagyu paired with organic fried egg, Tuna Turner (tuna loin with chips ) and Cara Delevingne (a vegan cake).
G/F Icon Plaza, 25th St. corner 6th Ave. (across Fort Strip), Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
Susi: The Key to Sustainable Living boasts a menu that’s plant-based and 100% vegan. Find dishes here like the Lentils Provencal salad made with lentils, kale, sweet potatoes, candied beets and tofu bacon and The Morrissey, a burger with smoked lentil patties served with sweet potatoes. Their drinks will also intrigue you given their playful names such as Oscar The Grouch made of kale, spinach, wheatgrass, and banana.
Bellagio 2 Forbestown, Burgos Circle, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
- Pipino Vegetarian Food by Pino
Pipino Vegetarian Food by Pino gives a creative and healthy spin to Filipino food. Try their Tofu Lemongrass Skewers for starters and don’t miss out on their mains like the Vegetable Kare-Kare served with black bean bagoong rice and Pinakbet Risotto (squash risotto with okra tempura, tofu chips, grilled eggplant, pickled sigarilyas, drizzled with vegan black bean bagoong).
39 Malingap St, Teachers Village, Quezon City
It is a small cabin-like shop in Katipunan offers various types of salads and other alternative healthy meals at an affordable price. Salads include the Bayani Salad (mixed greens with adobo flakes, corn kernels, candied cashews and soy sesame dressing) and Sweet Caroline (mixed greens with candied walnuts, sundried tomatoes, parmesan cheese and honey balsamic vinaigrette). They also have Swiss Muesli, hummus and pita bread. If you’re always on the go and want a fast and convenient way of healthy eating, Go!Salad is the best choice for you.
Go!Salads branches: 325 F Dela Rosa Street, Katipunan Ave, Quezon City; 2/F Podium building, The Medical City, Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City; 6/F One Corporate Centre, Meralco Aven. Corner Julia Vargas, Pasig; G/F Robinsons Cybergate Plaza, Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, Mandaluyong; G/F BA Lepanto Bldg, 8749 Paseo de Roxas, Makati; Ground Floor, Salamin Building, 197 Salcedo Street, Legaspi Village, Makati; 3/F Dela Rosa carpark 2, Legazpi Village, Makati