10 Healthy Places to Eat in Eagan
Here at Enjoy Eagan, we’re still on the New Year’s resolutions, goal-making train! How about you? Just in case you aren’t feeling the new gym membership any longer, eating healthy is still an option! You can find salads at almost any restaurant you visit, but sometimes it’s nice to know where you can head for a wider variety of healthy options. Below are 10 options in Eagan that will make you feel ready to take on 2020!
While this joint has been known to be the best kept secret in Eagan, it may not be anymore! Bay Leaf Indian Cuisine is not only a staple to all Indian food lovers, but it offers some of the freshest dishes that global foodies are in love with. Offering up cooked to order vegetarian dishes along with the classics like Biryanis – Bay Leaf is all about making meat and veggies healthy and tasty.
For those who can’t have (or choose not to have) gluten, Bittersweet is a great option for some yummy baked goods like cakes, breads and cookies or even pizza crust. All of their products are gluten-free, and many can be dairy-free or vegan.
If you ask anyone for a healthy yet delicious lunch spot in Eagan, you can almost bet that they will recommend Café Zupas. Their overflowing salads are always chock full of protein and colorful toppings with housemade dressings. They also offer protein bowls that will satisfy every craving. Yes, they may have delectable chocolate covered strawberries as well, but hey it’s still fruit!
While this restaurant is known for its comfort food and wood-fire rotisserie, it does not skimp on the health conscious offerings as well. With separate gluten free and vegetarian menus, Doolittles has something for everyone. Indulge without the guilt when you devour their Mahi Mahi with Butternut Squash. Yum!
It’s true you can get a scrumptious beer at this establishment, but you can also feel good about drinking it while savoring a menu item from Granite City’s City Lites (entrees under 600 calories) like the Spicy Sesame-Seared Ahi Tuna or Chicken Giardiniera served on top of fresh zucchini noodles. Have your beer and eat healthy too!
Minnesota may be pretty far from Hawaii, but you will feel like you’re on vacation when you dine at Hawaii Poke Bowl! Their food is prepared with high-quality, rich tasting and fresh ingredients daily. Whether you’re gluten free, a pescatarian or just love made-to-order healthy goodness, this is the place to get it all.
Offering the largest variety of authentic Korean food in Minnesota, Hoban is all about serving up the best of the best including the freshest meats, vegetables and signature dishes like Ox Tail Soup, multiple types of stir fry or rice bowls topped with an assortment of marinated veggies, an egg and your choice of protein. Hoban is not only a cultural adventure for the taste buds, but a guiltless one too!
This spot has been a local favorite for many years because of its wide variety of food, exceptional service and beautiful patio (in the summer of course)! Houlihan’s menu is flexible with bold flavors, lighter bites, classics, organic and vegetarian-friendly options and even dishes made with gluten-free ingredients. Try the Crispy Cauliflower Stir Fry or the Chicken Lettuce wraps!
Don’t knock a restaurant inside a grocery store until you’ve tried it! Hy-Vee Market Grille has access to the freshest ingredients due to being located inside Hy-Vee and you can taste the difference. The Bruschetta Chicken and Grilled Salmon are a few lighter favorites!
Zoup! is known for you, you guessed it, delicious soup! Offered in a wide variety of flavors, there are recipes that are low-fat, made with gluten-free ingredients, vegetarian and dairy free. You can even sample each soup before you order! Sustain-A-Bowls are a slightly newer offering that are nutritious, big-flavor meals to sustain your mind and body. We recommend the Maple Kick for a boost of energy and flavor!
Happy nutritious new year from Enjoy Eagan! Find all of these dining destinations and more on our dining page!