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Who says healthy food needs to be tasteless? In the Windy City, there’s a wide array of culinary options that you’ll likely discover that a nutritious meal does not have to be devoid of flavor. You can visit this site for more information about these healthy eating joints.
Are you coming off a tough work week and are thinking of eating out without feeling guilty later? Well, here are five top restaurants where you can treat your gym body to a sumptuous feast.
AMITABUL 6207 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60646
Considered one of the best vegan restaurants in Chicago, Amitabul—which means “awakening”—prepares South Korean dishes without salt, sugar, or oil, yet their menu is tasty.
EMA 74 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654
Ema is a go-to place for satisfying your Mediterranean craving in the River North area.
LOVING HEART 838 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613
Loving Heart is a lunchtime hot spot near North Lake Shore Drive despite its compact setting. Hop on to this uptown cafe if you follow a strictly vegan diet and need something light—over 80% of its ingredients are USDA-certified organic.
ROTI Modern Mediterranean Lincoln Park, Downtown, West Loop
Roti Modern Mediterranean is another excellent choice if you are after fast-casual dining.
TANTA 118 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654
Thanks to Tanta chef Jesus Delgado's versatile nature, Chicagoans are experiencing the best Peruvian meals in the portions and time of day that are more palatable.
Chicago’s Healthy-Eating Market
Chicago has gone a long way from its original identity as the city of hot dogs and deep-dish pizza. The transforming landscape of the Windy City is a testament to the growing obsession with fitness.
Besides Chicago’s lakefront running paths, bike lanes, and gyms open 24-7, fresh markets and vegan restaurants are helping convince Chicagoans to live healthier lifestyles.
As local communities keep working on food accessibility throughout the city, gym enthusiasts can contribute their share toward a healthier Chicago. Stay fit and inform others about establishments with nutritious offerings.
Insider tip: “An apple with peanut or almond butter; plain Greek yogurt with berries; whole wheat crackers and cheese — these kinds of snacks are like mini-meals that contain all the nutrients our bodies need to stay consistently energized over a longer period of time”
— Chicago Athletic Clubs