We all dream of eating the best tasting meal without any regrets. Imagine having dessert, loving every bite, and knowing you won’t have to feel guilty about it later. Crazy thought? It doesn’t have to be!
As we get older, we have to pay much more attention to the things we are eating, whether it’s a meal we make at home or order at a restaurant. Ready for a snack? It’s important to have healthy food in the fridge. But what if you need to go out for a special occasion? You have more options than you think. Although eating healthy means being more conscientious, you might be surprised at how easy — and delicious — it can be to get a healthy meal in Detroit. Here are some of the healthiest, tastiest and most guilt-free meal options in the city.READ MORE: Detroit Fire Department Passes Out Free Smoke Detectors Following Fatal Fire
Detroit Vegan Soul
Only all-organic food is processed at Detroit Vegan Soul. This company’s goal is to reduce health complications by allowing their customers to eat only top-notch, organic, quality food to improve health while enjoying a delicious meal. Customers can make reservations online and come in for a delicious dinner of Seitan pepper steak, smothered tempeh or BBQ tofu. Whatever you order, you won’t have to worry — everything is plant-based, with no cholesterol or trans fats.
The Brooklyn Street Local LLC
Fresh food is not only delicious, it’s much healthier for you. The Brooklyn Street Local takes “local” to heart at their restaurant where they feature locally-sourced options from Detroit area farms. Enjoy breakfast and lunch at this local store. Eat vegan. Love the flavors. Know that everything consumed here is a good choice for your health.
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7 Greens Detroit Salad Co.
Salads are probably the most widely-recognized “healthy choice” meals, but they don’t have to be bland or boring to be so. When salads are made with vegetables, fruits and lean meat, this is a meal set-up for success. The hefty salads at 7 Greens Detroit Salad Co. are true meals, all fresh and natural while being filling. Enjoy a little bit of all your favorite foods in one dish. You’ll be sure to walk away satisfied and full.
Go Sy Thai
If you’re looking for a unique meal that fills you up, check out Go Sy Thai. They have brown rice, lots of vegetables and warm meals that will excite your taste buds. Plus, many of their meals can be served vegan with request, so no dietary restrictions should be keeping you away. Plus, spicy food is actually quite good for you, in addition to, of course, being delicious.
Don’t feel guilty when eating food! There are plenty of mouth-watering options that won’t leave you feeling like you need to hit the gym right away. All-natural is best. When consuming the proper amounts of fruits, vegetables and proteins — with good exercise and a large water intake — there is never any reason to count calories.
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This article was written by Jennifer Straka of Examiner.com for CBS Local.