Healthy is the key word here, starting with the signature drinks. The Wellness is made with green grapes, green apple, pineapple, orange, lime, wheatgrass, kale, spinach, collard greens, ginger, flax seed and ice.
Getting your greens is easy at Greens and Proteins Healthy Kitchen. The calorie-conscious juice bar and café has garnered a cult following since opening in November. Catering to health nuts, vegetarians, vegans, and those on limited calorie or specialty diets (think raw, HCG and gluten-free), Greens and Proteins boasts a menu so deliciously healthy, it’s hard to believe that most dishes are below 400 calories.
Healthful dining at heart of Greens and Proteins
Greens and Proteins, 8975 S. Eastern Ave., is the kind of restaurant where you can order fast food that actually makes you feel good about eating fast food, co-owner Jeff Kovatch says .
The restaurant, next to a busy gym, offers a menu filled with comfort food including burgers, fries, pizzas and shakes. Jicima fries, ostrich burgers and vegan pizzas, that is.
Greens and Proteins Healthy Kitchen, which opened in late 2011, offers a casual atmosphere and a healthy menu that satisfies a variety of taste buds. The eatery, at 8975 S. Eastern Ave., serves up a variety of soups, burgers, wraps, pizzas and vegetarian meals. Among the many items attracting customers’ attention is the Margherita pizza. This 425-calorie pizza is a house favorite at Greens and Proteins and is one recipe that Chef Murray Young shares with pizza fans and foodies to cook up at home.
Finally, a fast-casual dining spot where you can truly feel good about the food you put in your body. Brought to you by the makers of astounding local hotspot Republic Kitchen and Bar, Greens and Proteins walks the same line of hip with a greener spin. Imagine an upscale Jamba Juice crossed with an organic café, or Whole Foods as a restaurant with a Starbucks kind of feel. On the menu you’ll find just what the doctor ordered, everything your mom forced to eat, the stuff you need ‘to grow big and strong,’ etc. etc., but the important thing is that the food here is just plain good.
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Healthy food is so much easier to consume when it’s sucked through a straw. The newly opened Greens & Proteins has everything you need in one convenient wellness drink. Yes, it’s green. But it’s chock-full of good-for-you items, including green grapes, green apple, pineapple, orange, lime, wheat grass, kale, spinach, collard greens, ginger and flax, and is blended with ice. Even those of us who aren’t into drinking green beverages quickly become hooked.
It’s the Chinese New Year and Dining with Debbie celebrates with suggestions and a Dragon dish to prepare. Also, being the new year, here’s a second chance to keep that resolution and start eating healthy at Greens and Proteins Healthy Kitchen and Juice Bar.