Photo Courtesy of Gary Rack's Farmhouse KitchenGary Rack's Farmhouse Kitchen was cultivated to represent a powerful mission of honoring the environment and supporting local purveyors, upholding the irresistible farm-fresh lifestyle we all crave. The menu was thoughtfully developed to include "just good food" that is made with seasonal, sustainable, and locally sourced ingredients. Choose from an array of delicious appetizers, refreshing salads, hearty handheld options like burgers, sandwiches and wraps, tacos, and entrees from both the land and sea. 540 West Atlantic Avenue This casual beachy spot is serving up a selection of fresh whole food smoothies, handcrafted açaí bowls, poke and savory bowls, and fresh salads. Bear's Food Shack is passionate about serving food that makes their guests (who they consider "ohana" — or family!) happy, both inside and out. In addition to the carefully crafted menu, the vibrant interior of Bear's Food Shack was a labor of love — from the rafters holding a surfboard from Hawaii to the colorful tables made from an old Tahitian fishing boat.
This health food takeout store aims to make it convenient and affordable to eat healthy, delicious meals. That's why they have carefully designed their meals to be packed full of flavor and void of fats, carbohydrates or calories. The Fit Food Express kitchen prepares fresh meals cooked daily and packaged into microwavable containers for you to take home. They also have an organic smoothie and juice bar on site too! Choose from their selection of smoothies, juices, açaí bowls, and healthy shots.1841 South Federal Highway Suite 400 The folks at localgreens believe that eating healthy should be easy. They also know how difficult it is to get your recommended amount of vegetables. Therefore, they decided to be a one-stop shop for all things green, incorporating locally sourced, organic ingredients in everything they make. Options at localgreens include rice bowls, power bowls, hot bowls, handcrafted popsicles, salads, smoothies and more! 335 East Linton Boulevard Suite B12 A relatively new addition to Delray Beach, Veg Eats is a plant-based vegan-friendly eatery. This family-owned and -operated company is passionate about sharing fresh, delicious, wholesome, plant-based vegan food that fuels and energizes — all without compromising flavor, taste or satisfaction. Using pea protein as their main protein source in their dishes, Veg Eats offers a diverse menu with a variety of soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, sides and more!
Photo Courtesy of Carl Dawson via JuiceBuzz MRKT + JUICERYLocated just off the lively Atlantic Avenue, JuiceBuzz is Delray Beach's first dedicated juice and smoothie bar. Operating under the mantra that "food is medicine," JuiceBuzz serves a variety of cold-pressed juices, smoothies, healthy shots and açaí bowls for on-the-go nutrition. The juice bar is accompanied by a market, featuring a wide range of health and wellness products. 95 Southeast 4th Avenue Juice Papi was born out of its founder's passion for exercise and health, which eventually led to a love for juicing. After two years of cold-pressed juice recipe creation and product refinement, Juice Papi took shape. The menu at Juice Papi, including the juices, smoothies, açaí bowls and shots, is constantly being refined further to ensure each element is of the utmost quality and taste. 302 Northeast 4th Street
Photo Courtesy of Fit Food ExpressFit Food Express serves an array of made-to-order juices, organic smoothies, açaí bowls and shots, all made with organic ingredients. One of their most popular items is the Pretzel Twist bowl, made with almond milk, açaí, kale, cacao powder and banana topped with homemade granola, pretzel, cacao nibs, coconut flakes, peanut butter, and fresh banana slices.
Photo Courtesy of Green Bar & KitchenGreen Bar & Kitchen lives out the famous quote from Greek physician Hippocrates — "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." This vegan eatery embodies the concept of vibrant, plant-based, wholesome eating. Their strictly vegan menu features items such as whole grains, nuts, seeds, vegetables, soups, fruits, cold-pressed juices, superfood salads, smoothies, and bakery items. There are also a number of gluten-free options available as well. This vibrant and airy restaurant is located just steps from the beach, providing the perfect pre- or post-beach lunch stop. 1431 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 This upscale restaurant serves vegan and vegetarian dishes on their diverse menu, in addition to organic drinks and wines. The setting is almost as enchanting as their menu options; the interior features cascading window waterfalls, skylights, Italian glass tiles, an open-hearth oven, and exotic trees. This award-winning eatery has served a number of celebrities over the years, including Paul McCartney, Alec Baldwin, Alicia Silverstone, Bob Barker and more. 3433 Griffin Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Photo Courtesy of Clovermint Cafe & MarketClovermint is a hip, elegant eatery in Fort Lauderdale serving wholesome food that is vegan, gluten-free, free of refined sugar, and absolutely delicious. The moving life story of owner and chef Ann Nacknouck has dictated the direction of the restaurant, and Ann and her staff are dedicated to preparing only foods they are comfortable eating themselves. Explore Clovermint's menu, featuring lunch options from salads to sandwiches, a variety of brunch options, and plenty of drink choices (including vegan craft beer!). Experience the beautiful marriage of wholesome food and delicious flavor at Clovermint. 1040 Bayview Drive #100, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Photo Courtesy of Myapapaya Juicery + KitchenMyapapaya is an excellent juicery and restaurant in Fort Lauderdale. Their juices are extracted on a custom-made 3-ton hydraulic press, which minimizes the changes that fruits and vegetables endure during a typical juicing process. This releases essential vitamins and minerals into each 17-ounce bottle with a 3-4 day shelf life. In addition to their juices, Myapapaya serves a variety of healthy options for breakfast, lunch and dinner! This full-service restaurant will open a second location in East Fort Lauderdale in March 2018 — which means double the opportunities to enjoy their tasty offerings.
Photo Courtesy of SpaJuiceBarSpaJuiceBar is located along the lively Las Olas Boulevard, providing a spot for rejuvenation in the middle of your day, much like a relaxing spa. Their robust juice menu includes a variety of cold-pressed juices, including Calming Juice, Internal Cleanse Juice, Morning Boost Juice and more. 6314 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Photo Courtesy of Purely PressedPurely Pressed is a juice manufacturer, juice bar, and healthy restaurant serving wholesome food with vegan/vegetarian options, cold-pressed fruit and vegetable juices, real-fruit smoothies, and fine locally roasted coffee and tea. This charming shop is a go-to spot for on-the-go nutrition! 6139 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 In addition to fresh juices straight from the garden, Gourmet Garden Cafe & Juices serves a variety of healthy food options, including wraps, açaí bowls, sides, soups, salads, platters, quesadillas, grain bowls, garden burgers and sandwiches. Check out their menu to see the overwhelming options available to suit every craving and preference. 1637 Southeast 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Photo Courtesy of Fresh FirstSubtly implied in the restaurant's title, Fresh First is South Florida's first 100% gluten-free eatery and juicery. They serve internationally inspired healthy fare in addition to a number of cold, colorful and energizing juices and smoothies. Their menu is packed with fresh ingredients and superfoods, combined in a delicious and health-forward way.
Photo courtesy of the GymThe Gym certainly is a gem when it comes to workout facilities, boasting an open-air rooftop with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. While the views are spectacular at any time of day, many choose to get their sweat on in the early hours or right before dinner, which allows them to witness the South Florida sky during sunrise or sunset. Workout your way with a wide array of free weights, stationary bikes, benches and other equipment, or enlist a personal trainer to hold you accountable. You also have the option to enroll in a group fitness class, or take advantage of the full-service indoor gym when the weather turns sour! Afterward, enjoy cooling down with a leisurely walk on the beach. 3001 SE 5th St, Fort Lauderdale
Photo courtesy of Fort Lauderdale Beach YogaThere is nothing more invigorating than participating in a yoga flow on the sand, under the sun, with the sound of crashing waves in the background. Luckily, this option is available to you every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday year round, thanks to Fort Lauderdale Beach Yoga. The best of Fort Lauderdale's yoga instructors will guide you through challenging hatha flow classes in the morning, or help you wind down your day with a yin meditation class at sunset (during the summer months). While donations are encouraged, you will not be bound by any membership fees, and are free to come enjoy the class of your choice at your leisure. Classes Take Place on the Fort Lauderdale Beach one block South of Sunrise Blvd, Next to Lifeguard Station #13 Take control of your own workout routine at the calisthenics park on the beach. This free, public workout facility is built into the sand, and includes all of the equipment you need to design your own full-body workout under the sun and by the water. Enjoy challenging yourself and reaching new goals on the high bars, incline benches, and low bars, and then cool off with a quick dip in the Atlantic. 1100 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Maria Pontillo is a legend when it comes to fitness in Fort Lauderdale. With a doctorate in physical therapy and certifications for yoga and fitness training, she is an expert in providing her clients with a total body workout that is as effective as it is fun. While you can catch her workouts online in the comfort of your own home any time, we believe the beach fitness classes are not to be missed. The infamous Sweaty Sunday Funday Beach Workout occurs once a month at the Fort Lauderdale Beach Park, and includes a 15-minute dynamic warm up, a 30-minute circuit workout on the sand, and a 15-minute yoga stretch to cool down. Workouts are just a bit better when you have the Atlantic Ocean as a backdrop. 1100 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Cross Training-by-sea workout classes, and plenty of outdoor equipment to keep you occupied. To amp it up even more, consider booking a personal training appointment with Geoff Thomas by calling 754-423-6927. 801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
Photo courtesy of Sunrise PaddleboardsIf you have mastered the art of working out in the sand, maybe it is time to step it up a notch and venture into the waves. Stand up paddle boarding is one of the most popular fitness options for Florida locals, offering the chance to work your abdominals, arms, and legs, work on your balance, and enjoy panoramic vistas of the beach from the water. Sunrise Paddleboards invites you to build paddle boarding into your workout routine with paddle board fitness 101 — a two-hour class that will teach you how to incorporate cardio and strength into your paddle boarding routine. The top-notch fitness instructors will cater to your individual needs and fitness goals, and help you design a water-based workout that is challenging, fun and effective. Looking for something a little more zen? Sunrise also offers paddle board yoga classes! 2520 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale If you have ever had the joy of staying at the W Hotel, then you know that it is a luxurious experience. Naturally, the staff wants the best for their guests, and have designed a series of boot camp, yoga, and personal training classes on the water that are completely free for those staying in the hotel. Luckily, the classes are also open to the public (as long as you make a reservation at least six hours in advance). Each class is led by a certified instructor who is trained to help you take your fitness to the next level. During class, enjoy incredible views of the rolling waves and sweeping skies. 401 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Photo Courtesy of Papphoto via Farmer's TableAdjacent to the Wyndham Hotel, you will discover Farmer's Table, a healthy and ethically conscious eatery. Absolutely every plate on their breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner menus has been sourced ethically and cleanly, and you will find an abundance of fresh whole foods without excess salt, fats, antibiotics and hormones. In fact, the long list of ways Farmer's Table is committed to all things organic, fresh, sustainable and local is quite overwhelming — in the best way possible. Retreat to the warm, inviting and rustic interior of Farmer's Table, or bask in the sunshine on their tropical outdoor patio. 399 Southeast Mizner Boulevard Make a Reservation
Photo Courtesy of the Farmhouse KitchenThe Farmhouse Kitchen has crafted a menu designed for clean eating, serving seasonal, sustainable, locally sourced ingredients within creative dishes that exude ingenuity with every bite. The Farmhouse Kitchen promotes a farm-fresh lifestyle in many ways, including their Vero water program, a water purification program providing eco-friendly still and sparkling water to guests in reusable one-liter glass bottles. Their menus are filled with a myriad of tasty options, including fresh salads, sandwiches, burgers and other delicious entrees. 2300 Northwest Executive Center Drive Make a Reservation Seasons 52 is a renowned restaurant with several locations throughout the nation, each of which maintains a seasonal focus — and their location in Boca Raton is no exception. Their seasonally inspired menus feature ingredients at their peak of freshness, and their rustic cooking techniques bring out tantalizing, natural flavors. Sit back and relax in the casual yet sophisticated setting of Seasons 52 in Boca Raton with a glass of wine selected from their diverse global wines menu. In addition to their regular menus, Seasons 52 offers options for those who are lactose and dairy-sensitive, gluten sensitive, vegetarian or vegan. 21170 Saint Andrews Boulevard #5
Photo Courtesy of First WatchGrab a quick and healthy breakfast, brunch or lunch at First Watch, where everything is made to order and freshness is never compromised. While they serve an abundance of hearty options, like pancakes and waffles, First Watch puts an emphasis on their healthy options, such as avocado toast, their superfoods bowl, light wraps and more. Pair your meal with one of their powerful juices, including the Kale Tonic, Turmeric Lemon Aid and Morning Meditation. This laid-back and fresh eatery is the perfect place to kickstart an adventurous day in Boca Raton. 455 East Palmetto Park Road Make a Reservation
Photo Courtesy of La Nouvelle MaisonThis enchanting French eatery has both a stunning, elegant interior and superb, modern cuisine. At La Nouvelle Maison, each dish is meticulously presented in an artful manner, made with local and organic ingredients. La Nouvelle Maison, or "the new house", puts a fresh twist on a traditional French restaurant, providing an unforgettable experience for guests. Dress up and retreat to this remarkable eatery for a date night or to celebrate a special occasion. 5820 Glades Road Make a Reservation Pause your shopping trip at the Town Center at Boca Raton for a healthy and delicious bite to eat at Bazille, located within Nordstrom. Much like their quality of clothing, shoes, makeup and accessories, Nordstrom has a lineup of wonderful restaurants incorporating local, organic and healthy ingredients into their dishes. They do not use hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated fats or oils, serve fairtrade and organic coffee, and use environmentally friendly products and packaging. This is the perfect pit stop for a healthy meal while you decide which shoes you want to buy! 431 Plaza Real
Photo Courtesy of Kelly Coulson via Kapow! Noodle BarStop by Kapow! Noodle Bar in Mizner Park for a refreshing break from white-table establishments. This trendy noodle bar serves some of the freshest dishes around, including Japanese ramen, Vietnamese wings, Chinese dim sum and more. Kapow! is the latest endeavor from South Florida restaurateurs Scott Frielich, Vaughan Dugan and Rodney Mayo. Their restaurant incorporates a unique blend of Asian cuisine with a fun French Vietnamese flair, using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Dining at this laid-back eatery is an exciting gastronomic experience, and it makes for an excellent pit-stop while shopping at Mizner Park! 6000 Glades Road Make a Reservation
Photo Courtesy of Yulya Opravina via DaVinci's of BocaIt's no secret that when it comes to cuisine, the Italians are doing it right. DaVinci's of Boca is owned and operated by the Carvelli family originally from Mesoraca, Italy. Much like their hometown located between two rivers in Southern Italy, the menu at DaVinci's is divided into two categories — "Classico", featuring authentic family recipes, and "Moderno", showcasing inventive recipes from their chefs, Francesco Carvelli and Chris De Genova. Much like any authentic Italian restaurant, DaVinci's uses only the freshest ingredients and whole foods to create a conscientious and delectable menu. Dine in their comfortable and luxurious interior or out on the airy outdoor patio, while you're swept away to Southern Italy with every bite. 9101 Lakeridge Boulevard Make a Reservation This modern French restaurant serves fresh, locally sourced food with an emphasis on Mediterranean flavors. Their bright and comfortable atmosphere provides the perfect setting to enjoy their updated twist on French classics, including Foie Gras Terrine, Moules Frites and Escargots. The local theme continues with their drink options focusing on boutique vineyards, beers from local microbreweries, and hand-crafted cocktails. This fun and refreshing French restaurant is the perfect destination for seasonally and internationally inspired dishes.
Photo Courtesy of Raw Juce197 North Federal Highway All the delicious offerings at Raw Juce are created with 100% organic ingredients sourced from local purveyors. Each juice is cold-pressed, ensuring that the vital enzymes, nutrients and minerals stay intact. In addition to their popular juices, Raw Juce serves a myriad of options, including acai bowls, oatmeals, salads and other treats. 2202 North Federal Highway If you've visited Juice & Java Cafe and Fresh Kitchen, you will be pleased to discover that the two have now joined forces as J&J Fresh Kitchen. From natural, wholesome juices to delicious made-from-scratch food, J&J Fresh Kitchen provides an array of healthy options. Their commitment to health extends beyond the stomach, as they utilize sustainable practices in their low-impact kitchen. 1200 Yamato Road #C5
Grab the perfect snack for your beach trip at 3 Natives, which is located just minutes from the water. Sip on a cold-pressed juice or smoothie, dig into an acai bowl made with organic acai, granola and locally sourced fruit, or choose a flavor-packed wrap or salad. Not only do they offer undeniable nutritional options, 3 Natives believes in protecting the environment and supporting the local economy.22191 Powerline Road #20B Whether you're searching for a caffeinated pick-me-up, a nutrient-packed juice, or a healthy meal, Apura Juicery & Coffeehouse has you covered. They serve fresh cold-brewed coffee, 15+ cold-pressed juices made in-house featuring exotic flavor combinations, and plant-based cuisine that is minimally processed. Their fresh and creative dishes are so delicious that you won't notice they're raw, vegan and gluten-free!