Fall is approaching, but temperatures remain high in Lakeland. Unfortunately, there’s only so much ice cream you can eat before it’s time for a healthy meal.
Here are our favorite refreshing + healthy options in Lakeland:
Garden Bistro | 702 E. Orange St. | We order the Lakeland Swan Salad (mixed greens, carrots, feta cheese, garbanzo beans, raisins, sunflower seeds + house dressing). Add smoked salmon for a winning combo.
Cafe Zuppina | 4417 Florida Ave. S. | Try Zuppina’s Falafel Salad (mixed super greens, beets, feta cheese, radish, falafel + homemade yogurt dressing).
Purple Onion Deli-Grill | 316 N. Kentucky Ave. | Try the Grilled Chicken Summer Salad (mixed greens, fresh strawberries, feta cheese, cranberries, pralines + chicken)
Black & Brew | 205 E Main St. | Order the Napa Valley when craving a savory salad option (featuring roasted sunflower seed kernels, golden raisins, grape tomatoes, crumbled goat cheese, romaine lettuce, spring mix + Napa Valley vinaigrette).
The Juice Box | 4295 Florida Ave S. | We’re ordering the vegetarian + organic Almond Brothers (almond butter, dates, hempseed, local honey, vanilla, cinnamon, cardamom, extracts + almond milk)
Main Squeeze | 5121 US Hwy 98 N. Ste. 2 | Try the LIL-WHEY-NE (banana, oats, vanilla yogurt, almond milk, peanut butter, honey, cinnamon + whey protein).
Anthony’s Health Hut | 5329 Florida Ave S. | We’re ordering the Tropical Splash (pineapple coconut juice, bananas, pineapple, mangos, and protein).
SoFresh Lakeland | 4756 Florida Ave S. | We recommend the Kale + Apple smoothie (kale, spinach, apple, banana, and lemon).
Tea Largo | 4634 Cleveland Heights Blvd. | We’re topping off our bowl with fresh fruit, chia seeds, blueberries, shaved coconut, granola, and hot honey.
Healthy Habits | 4760 S. Florida Ave. | Cacao nibs, banana, strawberry, and almond butter are a go-to combination for this health store’s acai bowls.
Greenwise Market | 4747 Florida Ave S. Ste. 110 | Try adding pineapple, granola, strawberries, and kiwi to your bowl.
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