In our busy lives, fast food is always the easy go-to when hunger strikes. However, clean eating is becoming more the norm, so people are seeking healthier alternatives when they eat out. Columbus has risen to the demand and we have found some of the healthiest, most unique clean eats around town. On your next errand run, be sure to check out some of Columbus’ convenient, clean eating!
Photography by : Al Tucker
This healthy 550 calorie wrap will not only fill you up, but it also tastes amazing. The wrap is filed with spinach, kale and field greens, goat cheese, mango, almonds, carrots, edamame and is topped off with a balsamic vinaigrette.
Available at: Freshii New Albany
Chipotle Sweet Potato Bowl
Bursting with flavor, this savory bowl is filled with cilantro brown rice, kale, red cabbage, roasted sweet potatoes, corn, edamame, red peppers and sunflower seeds. With a drizzle of chipotle ranch dressing, this healthy choice is only 275 calories.
Available at: CHOP5 Salad Kitchen
Smoothie bowls are all the rage, and this one really hits the sweet spot. This vegan and gluten-free bowl is blended with dragon fruit, banana, peanut butter, strawberries, maple and almond milk and is topped with puffed quinoa, cacao nibs and coconut.
Available at: Alchemy Juice Bar
Fresh falafel is prepared using Hinrich chickpeas, fresh cilantro, garlic, cumin and chili pepper. It is wrapped to perfection with fresh greens, pickled red onion, marinated eggplant and roasted carrots.
Available at: Brassica
This high-protein signature wrap will provide the boost you need in your busy day. Roasted salmon, avocado, house-pickled red onion, artichoke hearts, goat cheese and baby spinach are paired with a raspberry-mint vinaigrette.
Available at: Market 65
This salad has everything you need to keep your body moving in a healthy way. It starts with baby kale and is topped with quinoa, avocado, sunflower seeds, pickled red onion, blueberries and sprouts. This vegan and gluten-free salad is finished off with a bright citrus herb dressing.
Available at: The Angry Baker
Southwest Grilled Chicken & Purple Rice Blend
This flavorful bowl is made with the finest natural ingredients and will change how you eat lunch. It features antibiotic-free chicken as the star with a warm purple rice blend, chopped romaine, avocado, jalapenos, tortilla strips, tomatoes, black beans, scallions, corn and shredded white cheddar. It pairs nicely with the lime cilantro jalapeno dressing.
Available at: Core Life Eatery