While Nevada’s most famous metropolis may be known worldwide as Sin City, that nickname doesn’t have to apply to your diet. Make it a little easier to pick wholesome meals with this handy guide. Stick to your family’s wellness goals and discover these six top healthy eateries around North Las Vegas, Nevada.
If you believe that eating well is limited to surviving on salads and green juices, take heart. Located on Las Vegas Boulevard North, Rachel’s Kitchen is the place to go for fresh, healthy fare made from quality ingredients. Whether you’re on the lookout for a quick bite or you’ve got hungry preschoolers in tow, Rachel’s offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The kitchen staff is dedicated to producing delicious, wholesome foods, like all-day breakfast options such as the protein lover’s scramble. Try a gourmet sandwich with your choice of bread — or make it a lettuce wrap if you’re eating low-carb. The vegetarian option features goat cheese, eggplant, zucchini, roasted red peppers, and tomatoes, plus yellow squash and red onions, all topped with a smear of chipotle mayo.
When in season, you can even get a box of farm-fresh produce from Rachel’s Kitchen. Place your order online or over the phone. Items in your box vary each delivery. However, staples include yummy goodies like tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, green beans, and peppers.
MTO is situated in the Summerlin neighborhood on Rosemary Park Drive. This modern cafe includes loads of classic comfort foods and quite a few healthier selections. This local spot is a terrific place to set up your laptop for a Zoom meeting or a casual haunt to start your day right.
Skip the high-calorie dishes and opt for a unique breakfast, including the garden veggie quesadilla, or munch on a signature salad like the quinoa crunch in the afternoon. The harvest bowl has all the goodness you need for a busy day. It’s loaded with chicken, sweet potatoes, apples, almonds, brown rice, and kale. For the kiddos, there’s grilled chicken with their choice of veggies or fruit on the side.
If you’re looking for a local hot spot that serves the healthy dishes you’d make at home — if only you had time — then head to Krayvings. This gem located on West Charleston Boulevard offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner served in 100% compostable packaging. Each dish is made fresh to order, and you won’t find a microwave or fryer at this restaurant, either.
The cooks at Krayvings believe that healthy eating habits should start early. That’s why it’s kids menu is filled with plenty of scrumptious options, such as grilled cheese on whole-grain bread. Try one of its fresh juices to detoxify your system or give get a big boost of energy. Order a smoothie with veggies, fruit, and a scoop of protein when you don’t have time for a sit-down meal. If you’re not in a hurry, get the turkey burger with a bold blend of spices.
The Protein Source
The kitchen staff at the Protein Source on South Grand Canyon Drive shares a passion for healthy cooking. It’s designed to serve the everyday athlete who needs the energy to improve their performance and anyone that wants to eat nutritious food that actually tastes good. You can’t go wrong when you set foot in this wellness bar because every meal it serves is good for you, from fresh raw juices like the Beetphrodisiac to award-winning protein shakes like the Mocha Madness.
Whether you’re looking to lose weight or you want to feel your best, each meal at The Protein Source is handcrafted to help you reach your goals. You’ll appreciate a plate filled with a combination of complex carbohydrates, fresh vegetables, and wild-caught or free-range meats. Get a “Light Start” with egg whites and housemade turkey sausage served over nine-grain toast, or fuel up for a big workout with multigrain energy cakes topped with fresh fruit and a drizzle of sugar-free syrup. Bulk up with a bison wrap or lean up with a pan-seared Atlantic salmon bowl.
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Located on West Warm Springs Road, SkinnyFATS offers a unique menu and an inclusive culture to help you achieve your family’s healthy eating goals. Its motto is to “Live Healthy, Live Happy” by eating the foods you know and love.
Stop by for an afterschool snack. Order the Caulifire, if you dare. They’re cauliflower florets dripping in a bold buffalo sauce, or devour the bleu balsamic salad with shaved steak swimming in a savory dressing. The Cranburkey is a turkey patty with a dollop of cranberries perched on a whole wheat bun. Get out of your comfort zone and get yourself a Naked Chix. It’s a bowl with mango basil chicken and Hawaiian mix piled over jasmine rice.
We know what you think when you hear the name VegeNation. Don’t be misled. Yes, VegeNation on East Carson Avenue makes all its menu items with plant-based ingredients. However, its creations are some of the most flavorful meals you’ll find anywhere in Vegas.
This community-based restaurant’s goal is to positively impact our planet and your local community, one meal at a time. Its dishes are loaded with vegetables grown in Nevada’s school gardens, community plots, and freight farms. You’ll also find locally-sourced beer, coffee, artisanal cheeses, and spices featured on its seasonal menu.
My Little Dumpling features steamed shiitake, tofu, and spinach dumplings. Satisfy any craving with the Domz Thompson Risotto. It’s a hearty helping of baby portobello mushrooms and butternut squash risotto. Wash it all down with a glass of mango Ceylon iced tea.
You’re on a mission to feed your family better. With this handy guide, it’s a breeze to find healthy food that tastes good, too. What are your favorite local eateries? Let us know so we can let other Crème de la Crème families of Las Vegas know. Drop us a line today.