We asked readers to name their favorite local spots for health food. Be it a supermarket, a restaurant that caters to healthy eating or a store that sells healthy shakes, it seems there are plenty of options. Three of our readers had such great responses, we just had to share them here.
Soup Spoon and Steakhouse Philly
Pam Lambropoulos of East Lansing gave kudos to the Soup Spoon Cafe on Michigan Avenue in Lansing. Her response to our poll: “Pan-seared salmon with wild rice pilaf, vegan stew, Greek omelet, Mediterranean salad, Asian sesame salad, smoked salmon salad — any of their salads, actually. There are lots of healthy choices at this restaurant. Also, Steakhouse Philly, Greek green beans, Greek village salad, Greek salad, grilled chicken salad, chicken kabobs and avgolemono soup. This restaurant’s healthy choices may come as more of a surprise than Soup Spoon.”
Reader Renee Freeman had a few healthy choices to share. “On the go: Tabooli, Qdoba, Sultan’s and Aladdin’s, plus I love Cheddar’s. Kewpee’s for burgers, Juice Nation, Gregory’s for breakfast. Can’t wait to read about other venues to patronize.” Renee, we love when our readers share their favorite spots too. We can always learn from one another about great spots we’ve never patronized, and we love keeping business local.
More at the Markets
Clare Corcoran pointed us to some markets rather than restaurants with her reply to our social media poll. “I love the Kite Hill vegan portobello ravioli. It’s in the frozen section at Better Health Store Frandor. I also like Cleveland Kraut caraway flavor, naturally fermented sauerkraut and veggie sushi rolls from Meijer.” Thanks for the info, Clare. We may run to the store after we print this issue.
Reader Christina Banwell swears by the sugar-free black-cherry ice cream by MOO-ville that she gets at Cheesy D’s in Haslett. Abigail Hudson suggests GT’s papaya kombucha from Fresh Thyme or Better Health and a variety of other places as well from Aladdin’s in the Frandor shopping center in Lansing. Denise McGinn gave high marks to wheatgrass from On Target Living. Of course, we know there are countless healthy choices in the region, including at our local farmers markets. Chime into our social media polls each month by following us on Facebook Facebook and Instagram Instagram at @517mag.