You’re in luck if you’re looking to grab a healthy bite to eat in Frisco, Texas. Frisco’s home to many restaurants serving healthy options and local chefs making dishes that don’t skimp on flavor. Our Crème de la Crème staff invites you to try one of these six top healthy eateries around Frisco where you don’t have to sacrifice taste to eat well.
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For fresh rice, salad, sushi bowls, rolls, and craft beverages, head to PurePoke Sushi and Rice Bowl at 6750 Gaylord Parkway. Start with their highly addictive Street Edamame appetizer made from roasted organic edamame, chile salt, and lemon, or their Mini Tuna Tower bowl, which is a tasty concoction of PurePoke’s crab salad, spicy tuna, avocado, masago, furikake, spicy mayo, and eel sauce. For a hot appetizer, select their chicken and pork gyoza (dumplings) made with pan-crisped organic chicken and lean pork, spring onions, and cabbage, served with citrus ponzu dipping sauce and daikon radish.
The PurePoke Frisco bowl is a main course made from tuna, salmon, crab meat, edamame, masago, avocado, crispy onions, and sesame seeds. You can also savor a taste of the tropics with their Hawaii Bowl, which is made with crab meat, tuna, pineapple, seaweed salad, avocado, cucumber, furikake, and scallions.
If you prefer something other than raw fish, go for the fully cooked K-BBQ Bibimbap, a delicious bowl of Korean bulgogi beef, summer corn, carrot, sweet onion, spring mix, tamago cucumber, and Korean pepper sauce. You can also build your poke bowls from scratch by choosing all your desired ingredients.
UP Inspired Kitchen
For coffee, breakfast, and lunch, head to UP Inspired Kitchen at 5285 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 400. For breakfast, or anytime, order their avocado toast. It’s made with sourdough toast and smashed avocado, a half-fanned avocado, micro greens, freshly sliced tomato, a sunny side up egg, balsamic, and spicy Fresno chili relish on the side. You can also try their signature Straight-Up dish with two pasture raised eggs in any style you like, a choice of pancake or toast, a choice of hash browns, potatoes, or sweet potatoes, and a choice of veggie sausage, turkey sausage, turkey bacon, or bacon.
UP Inspired Kitchen is also a coffee and tea-lovers paradise that serves all organic options. Savor a single-origin coffee as a French press or pour-over, a hot or iced Latte, double Espresso, Cortado, Americano, Chai Latte, Macchiato, Cappuccino, or house brew. For something out of the ordinary, check out their unique signature drinks, such as their Honey Lavender Latte, Golden Milk, Cinnamocha, Honey Matcha Latte, Maple Latte, or Nutella Latte. You can order all their creations with dairy or nondairy milk, including almond, coconut, oat, or soy milk, at no extra cost.
Stop into Jeff’s Vegan at 3580 Preston Road, Suite 107, for Asian-inspired vegan fare. Try their all-veggie spring rolls, veggie potstickers, or summer rolls for appetizers. For your main course, choose from dishes such as vegetable pad thai with tofu and noodles, yellow curry with vegetables and rice, vegetable chow mein, lemongrass protein with a choice of tofu or black bean, and more. They also offer organic smoothies, such as the Healthy Green or Amazing Berry, and specialty drinks, including vegan milk teas made with nondairy milk. You can also enjoy veggie burgers and other sandwich options at Jeff’s Vegan.
Vindu Indian Cuisine
For Indian food with an abundance of healthy options, check out Vindu Indian Cuisine, located at 4701 Frankford Road, Suite 237, in Dallas. Indian cuisine has a wealth of vegetable-based dishes, as well as lean meats. For an appetizer, try the baby corn or gobi Manchurian, baby corn or cauliflower in Manchurian sauce, or the Chicken 65, which is boneless chicken with yogurt and spices.
Check out the Daal Makhani, which is made with lentils cooked in tomatoes, onions, and spices for your main course. Another healthy option is the vegetable masala, which is made with mixed vegetables sauteed in onion sauce and spices.
Mary’s Mediterranean Cafe and Grill
Stop into Mary’s Mediterranean Cafe and Grill at 4950 Eldorado Parkway, Suite 100, to sample fare from one of the healthiest world cuisines. Start with a choice of healthy dips, including hummus made from pureed chickpeas or baba ghanoush made from pureed roasted eggplant Both are mixed with tahini, lemon juice, and garlic, topped with olive oil, and served with pita bread for dipping. Tabouli salad is another starter option. It’s made with chopped parsley, diced tomatoes, fresh mint, green onions, and olive oil.
Another great choice to start your meal is a classic Greek salad prepared with romaine lettuce, tomatoes, spinach, bell peppers, cucumbers, olives, onions, radishes, and feta cheese. For your main meal, try the chicken shawarma. It’s boneless chicken marinated in yogurt, house spices, lemon, and ground cardamom, served with pickles and tomatoes. Or sample the lamb kabob, which consists of freshly grilled lamb with tomatoes, onions, pickles, tahini sauce, and a sprinkle of parsley. You can also have a delicious wrapped gyro sandwich of beef or lamb with onions, pickles, and tomatoes, topped with tzatziki sauce.
For healthy bowls, Bowl Mami, located at 2701 Old Denton Road, Suite 160, in Carrollton, is the place to be. Bowl Mami specializes in signature smoothie bowls, freshly pressed juices, smoothies, loose-leaf teas, and toasts. Try the Mami bowl, made with an acai, banana, and strawberry blend topped with blueberry, strawberry, and banana. The Scarlet Begonia bowl blends dragon fruit, banana, and strawberry, topped with strawberry, blueberry, and chia seeds. The Long Beach bowl has a mango, blue spirulina, pineapple, and banana blend topped with blueberries, chia seeds, and coconut shavings.
All bowls come with granola, a gluten-free granola option, and a drizzle of local raw organic honey or agave. Be sure to sample one of their many smoothies, such as the Belly’s Delight, which is a blend of acai, banana, strawberry, flax seed, honey, and water. Or try the Mango Mami with pineapple, mango, freshly-squeezed orange juice, flax seed, and honey. Finally, you might enjoy Mami’s Sunset Beach smoothie with dragon fruit, strawberry, mango, pineapple, hemp seed, honey, and water.
Mami’s also has freshly pressed juices, such as the Island in the Sun, which is made with pineapple, kale, celery, orange, apple, ginger, and lemon. Or try The Remedy, which is made from apple, celery, ginger, and lemon.
Whether you’re new to the area, just visiting, or a lifelong resident, these spots may have eluded you. We invite you to check out one or more to find your next favorite place for a snack, treat, or meal. Our Crème de la Crème of Frisco team wishes you happy, healthy eating at these six healthy eateries.