Health conscious New Yorkers are always on the lookout for restaurants to enjoy a meal with family or friends without having to compromise on taste or nutrition. Whether you’re craving a vegan meal or looking to try a dish off the Mediterranean diet, these restaurants have what healthy eaters crave.
31 Carmine St.
New York, NY 10014
There is nothing that warms you up on a cold day quite like a bowl of soup. Good Stock serves nutritionist-approved vegan and gluten-free soups that reboot and strengthen the immune system. Throughout the month, Good Stock unveils new creations packed with antioxidants and vitamins, including the detox sweet potato and turmeric. Mixed with pink lentils, onions and garlic, this soup is packed with Vitamin A, which aids in the restoration of damaged collagen, and other antioxidants with anti-inflammatory properties. New Yorkers looking to order a bowl full of antioxidants to help lower cholesterol and blood sugar levels can try the carrot and ginger soup with onions, garlic and ginger purée.
246 West 48th St.
New York, NY, 10036
Go vegan or vegetarian when you dine at P.S. Kitchen and you may never go back. The stylish, plant-based restaurant transforms classic comfort food dishes and globally-inspired meals into vegan favorites, including orzo Alfredo with broccoli puree and sun-dried tomato-chili paste, or the maple roasted honeynut squash sandwich with almond herbed ricotta, pesto, and sherry vinaigrette. Better yet, P.S. Kitchen is a social business, meaning that it employs people from marginalized communities and 100 percent of the restaurant’s profits after operating costs go to “sustainable charitable work locally and overseas.”
125 West 55th St.
New York, NY 10019
The Mediterranean diet has long been considered a heart-healthy eating plan, according to the Mayo Clinic. New Yorkers who have yet to discover all the delicious dishes the Mediterranean diet has to offer should head to the newly renovated and redesigned Estiatorio Milos in Midtown. The seafood paradise brings the executive chef and owner’s Greek heritage to life with dishes inspired by his childhood. With a large selection of fresh fish flown in from Greece, Spain, and Portugal, diners basically create their own menu based on the fish market’s daily catches. The fish of your choice is then grilled in olive oil and…