In a place where summer never really ends, that healthy lifestyle is a year round thing. The sun kissed coast is home to many a tasty treat, but these won’t sabotage your health pursuits. Don’t suffer through a DIY breakfast combo at your local, these places cater to your every dietary need. From vegan to carb-less and everything in between.
#1 Green House Canteen & Bar
A stop at Greenhouse will leave you feeling cleaner than ever before, and likely very full. The outfit in Miami is the picture of cruelty free mastery, all plant based and all delicious. You won’t be limited for choice here, think buffalo wings, bacon, nachos, meatball subs or even a big juicy burger. The only difference here is, it’s all vegan. So chow down without having to check the dietary key at the bottom.
#2 Bear Espresso
For reluctant breakfast eaters and passionate green eaters, Bear Espresso has just the thing. The Robina cafe has a healthy selection that will leave you spoiled for choice. Without spoiling your clean eating run of course. Dive into the breakfast salad for a light, fresh and poached start to your day.
#3 Local and Co
Smoothie bowl lover? Well Local and Co has just the brekky for you. A Main Beach option you’ll actually enjoy, despite the throngs of tourists. Generous servings to tide you over well into lunch and a smorgasbord of wholesome options. Our pick? The pink bowl is a smoothie bowl comprising of pittaya, mango and dusted with chia seeds. Move over Acai, it’s pittaya’s turn.
#4 Caffe Republic
Take a more measure approach to your food? Well, Caffe Republic has just the right does. With a diverse range of home-made raw, vegan and pale treats, juices smoothies and of course a boutique blend of espresso, there’s something for everyone. The principle of the cafe is food with a conscience. Be sure to sip away on a the Republic’s Bulletproof upgrade, two shots of coffee with coconut oil and organic butter, accompanied by the Stuffed Mushrooms.
#5 BSKT Cafe
Whole foods at their delicious best, BSKT Cafe is a wellness paradise. There’s yoga on site, so you can get centred before diving into a post workout treat. Breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert, there’s a healthy treat to have you salivating over. Our pick is the local endeavour Coco Whip, a healthy soft serve whirled to perfection.
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