October 3, 2023


Healthy Life

Wholesome Eating places in Tucson – The Fitnessista

7 min read

Sharing a roundup of my favourite wholesome eating places in Tucson.

Hey mates! How’s the week going? I hope you’re having an incredible one. Right now is filled with calls and appointments, however I’m wanting ahead to an extended stroll with Maisey to interrupt up the pc time. What do you may have occurring?

For at this time’s submit, I needed to share a roundup of a few of my favourite wholesome Tucson eating places! We love going out to eat, however many eating places use flavorful but undesirable substances, particularly with regards to oils/fat. Fortunately, we’ve got loads of locations in Tucson the place you’ll be able to get pleasure from nourishing and scrumptious meals. For this submit, “wholesome” is outlined as a restaurant that focuses on plant-based substances from the earth, with most of the objects made in home with contemporary substances, and accommodate numerous dietary necessities, like vegan and gluten-free choices.

The perfect half about this submit is that I’m going to should replace it in a yr or so, as a result of Tucson is FINALLY getting a Flower Youngster and a True Meals Kitchen. BLESS IT. I’ve been ready my entire life for this. Now if we might simply get a Seasons 52, I’ll lose my thoughts.

Alas, right here is my checklist of favourite wholesome eating places in Tucson (for now!).

20 Wholesome Eating places in Tucson

1) Tumerico

That is most likely my #1 alternative on this complete checklist. (The remainder of the choices are in no explicit order.) They make the whole lot in home, together with the tortillas and salsas, and the menu adjustments every day. It’s a vegetarian Mexican spot with plenty of vegan choices. The Frida Kahlo plate is my very favourite, however the whole lot is wonderful. You gained’t remorse it… and now I’m craving it after penning this submit. It’s positioned within the Sam Hughes space, which is in central Tucson.

2) Pure Poke and Prep

That is our favourite spot for poke in Tucson. We have now it virtually weekly! You undergo it Chipotle-style and add no matter protein, base, and toppings you’d like. My go-to order is 1/2 salad greens, 1/2 white rice, salmon, spicy crab, edamame, avocado, furikake, broccoli, carrots, inexperienced onions, seaweed salad, plenty of wasabi and ginger. (I add my very own Tamari at dwelling.) The ladies go loopy for it, too, which makes it the proper seize and go lunch or dinner.

3) Lovin’ Spoonfuls

Lovin’ Spoonfuls is a Tucson traditional and for an incredible motive. The meals is so scrumptious and contemporary, and the desserts… you must order a minimum of one! That is the place we get my bday cake yearly 😉 My solely gripe is that they use imitation meats in most of the dishes, which isn’t my private fave, however the whole lot could be very flavorful and made with love. My go-to order is the Greek plate (gluten-free possibility).

4) Beaut Burger

Beaut Burger is a vegan burger spot on the MSA Annex. In case you haven’t been to the MSA Annex, positively test it out! It’s a bunch of delivery containers that have been reworked into little eating places, boutiques, bars, and occasional outlets. Why I Love The place I Reside can be positioned there, and an incredible cease for those who’re shopping for Tucson items (or one thing for your self!). Beaut Burger makes their burgers in-house with unprocessed crops (like veggies, beans, millet, and spices) and now have amaaaazing fries.

5) Goodness

Goodness is one in all my favourite fast bites stops in Tucson. They’ve acai bowls, avocado toast, breakfast, wraps, smoothies, and juices. I particularly love their breakfast bowl, which has tons of veggies, eggs, and turkey chorizo.

6) Zayna’s Mediterranean

Zayna’s Mediterranean has a gorgeous collection of contemporary Mediterranean favorites, like falafel, hummus, salads, grape leaves, tabbouleh, all the great things. Undoubtedly advocate for a household dinner or informal date night time.

7) Selection Greens

Selection Greens is like our model of Sweetgreen. You possibly can order a pre-designed salad or create your personal, they usually chop all of it up for you.

8) Charro Vida

Charro Vida is in my private prime 5 for wholesome eats in Tucson. Every thing is vibrant and scrumptious, they usually have a ton of gluten-free choices. You possibly can count on Sonoran meets Mediterranean delicacies, like tamales, ceviche, vida bowls, tacos, and seafood. 10/10 advocate the gluten-free chocolate churros for dessert.

9) Govinda’s Pure Meals Buffet

Govinda’s serves connoisseur vegetarian delicacies and has a beautiful pink patio and likewise has a mattress and breakfast. They serve Indian fare, together with vegetarian specials, contemporary fruit and salad, home made mango lassi and vegan truffles.

10) Saffron

Saffron is our #1 decide for Indian meals in Tucson. It’s positioned on the northwest facet of city, and the ambiance is gorgeous. Additionally they have a lunch buffet that’s everyyyyttthing. My favourite factor about Saffron is that they’re so constant; you already know precisely what you’re getting every time. I extremely advocate the channa masala, started bhartha, tandoori rooster, and dal mahkni. Go for the garlic naan, too!

11) Nekter

Nekter is one in all my favourite locations to go for an acai bowl or juice in Tucson. We have now a few places at La Encantada and on Grant, by Culinary Dropout. The traditional acai bowl is my favourite with pea protein and peanut butter on prime, or a big Greenie juice with additional ginger. They’ve gluten-free granola and make their cashew milk in home.

12) Blue Willow

I’ve been going to Blue Willow since I used to be in center faculty and it’s nonetheless a prime spot! They’ve an enormous number of choices, together with breakfast, Mexican, salads, sandwiches, pastries, lunch specials, so many issues. There’s actually one thing for everybody, they usually’ve revamped the menu since we’ve final visited. They’re positioned on Campbell, simply north of campus.

13) Entire Meals sizzling bar

The traditional by no means dies! That is the place we go when nobody seems like cooking and we simply need to seize one thing easy and wholesome that everybody will like. The ladies go for consolation meals choices, like mac n’ cheese, veggies, and rooster tenders, whereas the Pilot and I make salads and benefit from the Indian meals choices. Only a heads up: the new bar on River shouldn’t be practically nearly as good because the one on Oracle.

14) Berry Greens Juice Bar

That is one other nice acai bowl spot by campus. The feel of the acai bowls is a bit thicker, like a sorbet, they usually have plenty of scrumptious toppings.

15) devoted

This can be a purely gluten-free restaurant with wonderful sandwiches and desserts. It’s positioned in central Tucson on Speedway, and have breakfast, avocado toast, sandwiches, vegan choices, and so many tasty candy treats. It’s a beautiful choice to get gluten-free vacation desserts, like cinnamon rolls and pie.

16) Pure Love Juice

I looooove Pure Love Juice. They serve uncooked and vegan choices in St. Phillip’s plaza. They’ve so many juices and smoothies (filled with superfoods) and add distinctive twists to extra traditional choices, just like the cilantro dressing on the avocado toast and their wellness elixirs. My solely gripe is that it’s very dear, however price it for the most effective substances and the whole lot is made contemporary.

17) Eclectic Cafe

Eclectic Cafe has been one other long-time Tucson fave! Like so a lot of our favourite Tucson spots, they infused Mexican and American delicacies, so it’s straightforward to search out one thing for any meals temper. I positively advocate the salads or heat salads, and I additionally love their rooster salad in an avocado.

18) Past Bread

Past Bread is one thing we go to virtually weekly. They make the entire bread contemporary in-house, and likewise supply a gluten-free wrap possibility. We have now just a few places (east, central, and northeast) and is a obligatory Tucson spot for a fast lunch for those who’re visiting. I like to recommend the Kalid’s Curry on a gluten-free wrap with vinegar slaw.

19)  Pita Jungle

Our *ordinary* Pita Jungle closed down, however I used to be pumped to search out out that we nonetheless have one on the Northeast facet! That is such an incredible informal dinner possibility for Mediterranean choices, pitas, and salads. The children meals are wonderful – they’ll decide a protein, veggie, starch and fruit. We love getting the hummus with rooster as an appetizer, and I normally get the salmon entree or a gluten-free turkey pesto wrap.

20) nook

nook is a cute spot downtown, that has breakfast and plenty of wholesome choices. You possibly can count on parfaits, egg dishes, sandwiches, Benedicts, and whole total choice labeled “greenery.”


So, inform me, mates: what’s your favourite wholesome restaurant the place you reside?

Tucson mates: any that I missed??

Hope you may have an incredible day!



*Renee’s Natural Oven didn’t make the checklist, as a result of they stopped permitting youngsters to dine indoors. They began this coverage throughout COVID and don’t have any plans to permit youngsters indoors once more. We acquired a babysitter and went a few years in the past and located that the standard had additionally decreased, so for these causes, it’s not on my prime 20 anymore.

Copyright © All rights reserved. | Newsphere by AF themes.