Collier and Lee Counties Edition

Natural Awakenings Healthy Dining Guide 2017

Mmm… That’s Good

From takeout to family style or fine dining, healthy dining options abound throughout Lee and Collier counties. Natural Awakenings recently taste-tested the following venues, where fresh, healthy food is also delicious. Bon appétit.

Ada’s Natural Market & Green Leaf Café

7070 College Pkwy., Ft. Myers

Enjoy an array of wraps and sandwiches; gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian fare and freshly made soups and bakery items with gluten-free options in pies, cookies, muffins, cakes and breads. Full-service organic juice and smoothie bar. See ad, page xx.

Back to Nature Organic Market & Café

1217 SE 47th Terr., Cape Coral

“Improving the world, one human sprout at a time,” Back to Nature features an organic juice and smoothie bar and offers raw superfood smoothies.

Body and Soul Cafe

9331 Tamiami Tr. N., Ste. 12, Naples

Blue Zone certified with high-quality, organic, plant-based, gluten-free, peanut-free and soy-free breakfast, lunch and nutritious body bowls, as well as smoothies, weekly meal plans and cleanses prepared by a certified nutritional fitness coach and culinary graduate. See ad, page xx.

Chef Brooke’s Natural Café

1850 Boy Scout Dr., Ste. A106, Ft. Myers

Get some love in your tummy with organic, homemade foods that tempt with simple combinations and complex flavors. Enjoy gluten-free options, superfoods, smoothies and a juice bar.

Delicious Raw Juice Bar

821 Fifth Ave. S., Naples
2338 Pine Ridge Rd., Naples
8925 Tamiami Tr. N., Ste. 60, Naples

Made-to-order highly nutritious fresh fruit and vegetable juices, smoothies and wellness shots, as well as delicious food and snack alternatives.

Earth Origins Market

15121 Tamiami Tr. S., Ste. 104, Ft. Myers

Explore a variety of flatbreads, sandwiches, wraps, salads, hot entrées and organic soups made from all natural ingredients. Enjoy freshly prepared juice and smoothies made with organic produce.

Epiphany Gluten Free Bakery

Neighborhood Organics, 2359 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., Ste. 406, Naples
Custom Cakes:

Delicious paleo bread and rolls in many flavors, sandwich bread and rolls, gingerbread cookies, coconut chocolate chip cookies, paleo chocolate chip cookies, bodacious brownies, paleo raspberry swirl brownies and custom cakes for all occasions.

Fit & Fuel Bicycle Café

819 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., adjacent to Naples Cycler in the Pavilion Shopping Center, Naples

Café welcomes guests with a casual, warm atmosphere and a menu that offers many healthful, organic choices, as well as locally roasted Panther Coffee. Sip a fruit smoothie at breakfast or enjoy a freshly pressed PANINI at lunch. See ad, page xx.

Food & Thought 100% Organic Farm Market and Café

2132 Tamiami Tr. N., Naples

Florida’s only 100 percent organic market and café. Fresh produce delivered daily. Homemade breakfast, lunch and dinner. Menu items prepared from scratch. Smoothies and juices are made with no ice, water or sugar. Soups are made with reverse-osmosis filtered water.

For Goodness Sake Organic Marketplace & Café

9118 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
7211 Radio Rd., (Berkshire Commons), Naples (market only)

Sandwiches, salads, smoothies and juices made to order and with the freshest ingredients. Freshly squeezed organic fruit and veggie juices made from local produce.


4947 Tamiami Tr., Ste. 104., Naples

Freshly picked and locally sourced organic juice concoctions made daily from hundreds of juice recipes or customized. Home delivery or market pick-up: Thursday at Naples Italian American Foundation Farmers’ Market, Saturday at Third Street South Farmer’s Market and Shoppes of Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market, Sunday/Pine Ridge Road Farmers’ Market and The Village at Venetian Bay Green Market.

Joyful Juicing

10915 Bonita Beach Rd. SE, Ste. 1091, Bonita Springs

Varieties of fresh cold-pressed juices and smoothies are created with nutrient-dense organic fruits and vegetables (sourced locally when possible). Choose from 40 recipes formulated by top raw food chefs, functional medicine doctors and a nutritionist. Delivery or pick-up at “grab and go” Naples and Estero locations, as well as at a juice truck parked outside office buildings, hospitals and other venues.

Kitchen 41

2500 Tamiami Tr. N., Ste. 111, Naples

Dinner only. Hot and cold appetizers, salads and soups, as well as pasta, fish and meat courses. The healthy restaurant uses a Sous Vide method of cooking with no grease, preservatives, MSG or GMOs.

Loving Hut

975 Pine Ridge Rd., Naples

Experience gourmet, plant-based American, Chinese, Indian, Thai and Vietnamese cuisine made with vegan ingredients. Appetizers, salads, soups, noodles and rice dishes are all prepared fresh daily.

Pizza Fusion

12901 McGregor Blvd., Ste. 5, Ft. Myers
2146 Tamiami Tr. N., Naples

Pizza Fusion offers gourmet pizza, organic, gluten-free, vegan and dairy-free entrees, desserts, beers and wines and eco-friendly dining. Dine-in, take-out, delivery within five-mile radius.

Nature’s Garden Organic Café & Juice Bar

2089 Tamiami Tr. N., Naples

Sample homemade health foods and beverages at the deli and juice bar.

Shangri-La Springs

27750 Old U.S. 41 Rd., Bonita Springs

Enjoy an organic lunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and an organic dinner Thursday and Friday every second Wednesday of the month. Attendees of classes, programs, workshops or events can enjoy lunch in the dining room or picnic under a magnificent tree on the grounds.

Skinny Pantry

14261 S. Tamiami Tr., Ste. 17, Ft. Myers.

Enjoy paleo-compliant “grab-and-go” meals and vegan muffins. Gluten-free options.

The Bowl

1427 Pine Ridge Rd, Ste. 3, Naples

Healthy, delicious acai and pitaya bowls and smoothies made with organic and local ingredients that people can feel good about eating. Kombucha and cold-brew coffee on tap.

The Local

5323 Airport Rd. N., Naples

Farm to table and sea to table cuisine. Locally sourced ingredients. Organic salads, grass-fed beef, grains and noodles, flatbreads, sandwiches, pastas. Gluten-free options. Beer and wine.

Tropical Smoothie Café

Locations in Naples, Estero, Ave Maria, Ft. Myers and Cape Coral

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a variety of fresh wraps, sandwiches, salads and flatbreads in addition to real fruit smoothies.

Whole Foods Market

9101 Strada Pl., The Mercado, Naples

A wide variety of foods prepared by trained team members under the supervision of an experienced chef include natural and organic ingredients purchased locally when possible. No artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives or trans fats. Gluten-free offerings.

Wynn’s Market

141 9 St. N., Naples

Fresh, quality, heart-healthy meals and favorite comfort foods. Organic, natural and imported selections. Gluten-free offerings.

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