The holidays are a time to indulge and let lose, but don’t forfeit your health resolutions this year. Head to the following San Diego spots for a selection of healthy substitutes and alternatives!
Located in the heart of the downtown, barleymash has a menu chalk full of comfort food classics. Dedicated to using the freshest ingredients, this bustling eatery is making it easier than ever to indulge guilty free. Try The Farmhouse, which includes roasted spaghetti squash, zucchini, cauliflower, and toasted quinoa, tossed in a roasted tomato sauce with cilantro pesto and herb focaccia, a flavorful and nutrient packed option.
Head to Backyard Kitchen and Tap in Pacific Beach and savor the last few games of the football season with a twist on a classic game day appetizer. The Buffalo Cauliflower features roasted cauliflower, crispy kale, chickpeas, Gorgonzola crumbles and house buffalo sauce, now that’s a touchdown dish.
Start your morning off on the right foot with a hearty and healthy Harvest Omelet from Breakfast Republic. This Vegan dish features mung bean egg substitute, asparagus, avocado, spinach, jalapeños and vegan sausage and served with a choice of vegan bread! With eight San Diego locations and a Hillcrest addition on the way, the infamous breakfast connoisseurs are whipping up plenty of healthy, satisfying options to enjoy all year round.
For the pizza lover in all of us, Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza is offering a healthier way to indulge in slice of pizza. Take your pick from the extensive pizza selection and upgrade your crust to a Cauliflower Crust, applicable to any of the pizzas offered. Try the Organic Arugula and Pear Pizza and enjoy prosciutto, Gorgonzola, organic arugula salad and balsamic basil dressing.
Spill the Beans in downtown is crafting specialty coffee drinks and addicting bagels. Elevate your cup of coffee with the medley of healthier milk alternatives! Sip on a warm cup of La Vida Mocha, featuring Aztec chocolate, dark chocolate, espresso and your choice of almond, soy, oat or macadamia nut milks. Milk substitutions are available for all beverages.
Check out these San Diego destinations for a variety of healthy substitutions and enjoy some guilt free dining!