Natural Awakenings Healthy Dining Guide
Mmm… That’s Good
photo credit: Pizza Fusion
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., Fort 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.
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
Shop the web store online to order for free delivery to home/office locations in Fort Myers and Naples on Monday and Wednesday mornings. Also Saturdays at Third Street South Farmers Market, in 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.
Chef Brooke’s Natural Café
1850 Boy Scout Dr., Ste. A106, Fort 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, Fort 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
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.
Food & Thought Organic General Store 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
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 Farmers’ Market and Shoppes of Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market, Sunday/Pine Ridge Road Farmers’ Market and The Village at Venetian Bay Green Market.
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.
Living Vine Organic Café
1400 Colonial Blvd, Ste. 59, Fort Myers
Family owned and operated organic café offering plant-based foods. Sandwiches, wraps, salads, soups, vegan and vegetarian specials, smoothies, wheat grass, juices and organic coffee.
Nature’s Garden Organic Café & Juice Bar
2089 Tamiami Tr. N., Naples
Sample homemade health foods and beverages at the deli and juice bar.
12901 McGregor Blvd., Ste. 5, Fort Myers
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, or delivery within five-mile radius.
25151 Chamber of Commerce Dr., Bonita Springs
All foods prepared using locally sourced and organic ingredients whenever possible. All meat and seafood ingredients are sustainably raised and humanely harvested selections. No GMO ingredients used at cooking events or sold in the store. Ingredients not available from a local source are an organic certified or sustainably produced selection.
Catering, pickup, weekly farm-to-table dinners with preset menu and communal seating, and private culinary events. Locally grown market 3 to 6 p.m. only on Wednesday.
1427 Pine Ridge Rd, Ste. 3, Naples
1200 Central Ave., 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.
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, Fort 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.
True Food Kitchen
5375 Tamiami Tr. Ste. 15, Naples
A health-driven, seasonal restaurant merging nutrient-rich ingredients with a flavor-forward menu for lunch and dinner that rotates regularly Guests experience a variety of gluten-free, naturally organic, vegetarian and vegan offerings with fresh ingredients. Renowned physician Dr. Andrew Weil helped establish True Food Kitchen on a set of simple and exhaustively researched principles known as the Anti-Inflammatory Diet.
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.
141 9 St. N., Naples
Fresh, quality, heart-healthy meals and favorite comfort foods. Organic, natural and imported selections. Gluten-free offerings.Edit ModuleShow Tags