TRYING to be fit for the summer but do not have the luxury of time to prepare for your own meals? We've rounded up the top five most talked about restaurants in the city which offers healthy alternatives to keep you in good shape.
1.) Soul Kitchen Co.
Among the restaurants that pioneered vegan-friendly offers to its customers, the Soul Kitchen Co. is quite popular than the others. The store functions through a grab and go concept for cold-pressed juice, almond mylk, supersalads, and green smoothies.
The place is convenient for customers working in the downtown area as it is located at the Mabini Street and Torres Street junction. It sits beside Paella Project and One Fab Pooch. But if you are somewhere far from it, you can have your order delivered by your doorstep as they are reachable online through their Facebook and Instagram account.
They go with the tagline, "real fastfood your body will love" and we couldn't agree more!
2.) Sea Green Café
Now this one is for healthy buffs out there who appreciates the restaurant's interior design while dining.
The store's full name is actually Sea Green Café + Boutique Rooms. It operates inside a beautiful house along Doña Vicenta Subdivision with three stylish boutique rooms that doubles as function rooms for corporate meetings.
The restaurant highlights fresh, local ingredients, and prepares its own sauces, dressings and stocks for its dishes. They support local farmers as much as possible.
3.) Balay Verde
Featuring a wide array of salads ranging from 240php to 270php with ingredients fresh from the farm, Balay Verde set the tables higher for restaurants with a green menu.
The owners of the store are organic farmers who also uses their products in their restaurants so rest assured the quality of their meals is good.
Visit Balay Verde at the second floor of the Abreeza Corporate Center, in front of Anytime Fitness.
4.) Sweet's Hearty Meals
This online food business offers calorie counted, delicious packed meals for people on the go. They also deliver for free.
Sweet's Hearty Meals is a business that fully takes the full advantage of the internet as all its transactions are mostly done online from advertising to marketing.
For individual meals it is sold at P90 each, full day meals at 270 pesos (inclusive of breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner), weekly package at P1,300 (Monday to Friday). The meals are all at 1,200-1,500 calories (400-500 cal per meal).
5.) Vegan Dinosour
Probably the first place to introduce vegan diet to a friend who's not a fan of it because of the creative menu which is a fusion of favorite meals but with fruit and vegetable alternative. For starters you can order their Quinoa Burrito Bowl, Mac and Cheese meal, and Vanilla Mango Chia Seed Pudding.
It's located at Door A, Values School Building, Ruby Street, Marfori Heights Subdivision.