Welcome 2019! If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to be a healthier eater, you’re not alone. According to the Wall Street Journal, a full 40% of Americans make a resolution to welcome in the new year – and one of the most popular resolutions is centered around eating healthier. In Orlando and Central Florida, we have no shortage of tasty temptations around every corner with restaurants representing cuisine from all parts of the world. But dining out doesn’t have to mean giving up your commitment to healthy living. Check out this cheat sheet of some deliciously healthy dining choices in Central Florida.
- Dandelion Communitea Cafe is a beloved organic cafe located in the heart of Orlando, Florida which serves healthy vegetarian fareand premium loose-leaf tea. Established in March 2006, Dandelion is a landmark establishment attracting loyal locals as well as a must-visit destination for health conscious tourists.
- Ethos Vegan Kitchen is a full-service vegan restaurant locatedjust north of downtown Orlando in Winter Park. Their daily menu is 100% vegan and features hearty, homestyle fare. Check out their Saturday and Sunday brunch
- Market On South is in Orlando’s trendy Milk District and is the current home of Dixie Dharma and Valhalla Bakery. The restaurant, bakery and bar offer a full plant-based dining and beverage menu including healthy desserts. Market On South’s shared market space consists of locally produced sundry provisions and more artisan crafted goods.
- K Restaurant Orlando is in the retro-style village of College Park, K Restaurant has no walk-in coolers, an absence that ensures fresh product daily. After converting an old home into a popular restaurant, K’s converted the backyard into an attractive herb and vegetable garden.
- East End Marketis a neighborhood market and culinary food hub inspired by Central Florida’s local farmers and food artisans. Through collaboration and creativity, East End Market strives to cultivate an appreciation for our true sustenance, a better understanding of our food system, and a dynamic local economy. Make sure you’re not on a tight schedule as DOMU’s popularity has a long wait time.
Check out all of these healthy spots, take your time and dine around. Make 2019 your year for keeping your new year’s resolution. Eat Well. Live Well. Be Well.