Sometimes, as a busy parent, you just don’t have time to cook a healthy meal for your family. Yet you still want to make sure your growing kids are eating nourishing food. When hunger strikes and you can’t find the time, motivation, or ideas for what to put on the table, check out these top five healthy eateries around Alpharetta, Georgia.

Bombay BBQ Company

At Bombay BBQ Company, freshness is a priority. They strive to bring you delicious, high-quality food in a casual atmosphere. Here, you can find dishes such as soups, wraps, platters, and salads, along with some fun drink options. Kids might enjoy one of their kabob wraps, or the family could share the Mix Grill Sizzler special. Don’t forget to order naan and hummus as an appetizer and try out one of their tasty beverages. They have mango-flavored Lassi, which is an Indian drink made with yogurt and full of probiotics.

  • Location: 5215 Windward Parkway, Suite A, in Alpharetta.
  • Contact: 678-404-7892.

The Local Expedition Wood-Fired Grill

Vegan salad bowl, including avocado, tomatoes, and chickpeas.

The Local Expedition Wood-Fired Grill is a fabulous place to go when you want healthy food with bold flavors. They use locally grown produce and ingredients in their dishes, plus they use hormone-free meats so you won’t have to worry about what your family eats here. They pride themselves on their Southern hospitality and family-friendly atmosphere, making this a great option when you want a place that’s healthy and kid-friendly.

The kids meal includes a choice of protein, rice, pita, a side, and a drink. Kids might also enjoy the hummus plate, which includes hummus, kalamata olives, cotija cheese, cucumber, tomatoes, and pita. If you prefer to grab your meal to go, they offer a small or large meal that can feed a family. With this option, you get grilled chicken, sides, rice or salad, pita, and their signature sauces. And eating healthy doesn’t mean you can’t have dessert. The Local Expedition Wood-Fired Grill has delicious dessert options, including freshly baked cookies and grilled pineapple served with vanilla ice cream.

  • Location: 5315 Windward Parkway, Suite B, in Alpharetta.
  • Contact: 470-448-1249.

South Main Kitchen

If you’re looking for a restaurant that serves locally grown food in Alpharetta, look no further than South Main Kitchen. It bases its menu on what’s available from local farms and changes seasonally. It doesn’t get much fresher than that. Depending on what’s available, they have tasty salads, savory soups, and seafood and meat entrees. They also make delicious sides, such as deviled eggs, praline bacon, and sweet potato fries.

At South Main Kitchen, the dishes are as aesthetically pleasing as the atmosphere. The restaurant is located in a historic building — constructed over 100 years ago — in the heart of downtown Alpharetta. Inside, you’ll find a warm and inviting atmosphere with no shortage of Southern hospitality. Stop in for fresh food and friendly service next time you’re in the mood to dine out.

  • Location: 9 S. Main St. in Alpharetta.
  • Contact: 678-691-4622.

Flavor Juicery

Also located right here in Alpharetta, Flavor Juicery is a unique location where you and your family can get healthy bites, smoothies, shakes, and juices. The founders of this establishment went on their own personal juicing journey as a means to improve health and seek a cure for a medical condition. After months and months of trying different combinations and juicing methods, they felt they’d found the answers they’d been seeking. They now want to share the knowledge they’ve gained about the benefits of juicing and provide healthy juices and shakes to you.

When you’re craving nutrition, stop by to enjoy one of the many juice or shake options Flavor Juicery has to offer. Try the VIM Z Carrot juice, with carrot, orange, and ginger, or the Taz shake, with peanut butter, cacao, banana, strawberry, cold-pressed apple juice, and vegan plant-based protein. If you’re looking for something more substantial, try one of their wraps or salads. They also have tons of acai bowl flavors to try. Kids might enjoy the peanut butter banana toast or the NanaBerry fruit smoothie. Whatever you choose, you’ll know that it’s full of vital nutrients for your family.

  • Location: 4620 Kimball Bridge Road, Suite 2, in Alpharetta.
  • Contact: 678-620-3954.

The Savory Gourmet Market

Part cafe, part deli, and part neighborhood market, The Savory Gourmet Market has a little bit of everything — and it’s all authentically sourced. They get their olives from Greece, their figs from Turkey, and their meats and cheeses from Italy. You can purchase ready-made items to pick up and take home, order takeout, or sit in their dining room to enjoy your meal. The ingredients are natural, organic, and fresh, and they accommodate a wide variety of diets, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free.

You can enjoy breakfast options, hot or cold sandwiches, soups, salads, or pizza. For the kids, they offer peanut butter and jelly, cheese pizza, or grilled-cheese sandwiches. They also have hearty entrees you can order and take home to eat, which include sides and serve two people. When you’ve finished your meal, be sure to check out their shop, where you can find hard-to-locate ingredients and foods that come from all over the world.

  • Location: 63 Milton Ave., Suite 109, in Alpharetta.
  • Contact: 770-857-3960.

Try One of These Healthy Eateries in Alpharetta

Even when making sure your family eats healthy food is a priority, sometimes you’re just too busy to put nutritious food on the table. Rather than resorting to the frozen food aisle in the grocery store or grabbing some drive-through on the way home, try one of these healthy eateries in Alpharetta. We bet they won’t disappoint you.

At Crème de la Crème of Alpharetta, we strive to help busy families live their best lives. That includes offering suggestions on how to make your life a little easier and your family a little healthier. We hope you found this list helpful and that you’ll try out one of these great local restaurants soon.

Image by Anna Pelzer is licensed with Unsplash license