You don’t have to resort to eating greasy, unhealthy foods when you’re on the go. Cary has many great restaurant choices that make it easy to grab a delicious bite to eat without sacrificing your healthy lifestyle.
Specializing in authentic Turkish-Mediterranean cuisine, Bosphorus has been praised on review sites like Yelp and TripAdvisor for its great atmosphere as well as its healthy menu selections. From their Eggplant Salad bursting with roasted vegetables to the Chicken Shish Kebob dinner that comes complete with bulgur pilaf, traditional bread, and fresh grilled vegetables, there are plenty of menu items to enjoy in the restaurant or grab for takeout. Try a healthy take on pizza with their Spinach, Chicken, or Feta Pide featuring a flavorful blend of spices and the freshest ingredients.
Family-owned and operated, Sassool originally started out as the Neomonde Baking Company in 1977, serving up fresh pita and artisan breads. Although now re-branded as Sassool, the commitment to delicious, authentic Lebanese foods is just as strong, offering up healthy dishes Vegetarian Lasagna and Chicken Shawarma (a grilled garlic chicken pita sandwich with fresh tomatoes and tahini sauce). Enjoy their well-known Sassool platter, which features tabouli, hummus, baba ganouj, and rice-stuffed grape leaves.
Stop at Famous Toastery for plenty of fast, healthy breakfast and lunch choices, ranging from omelets and breakfast burritos to salads and whole-wheat wraps. A best bet for a morning bite is The Runner, a delicious combination of egg whites, turkey, roasted vegetables, and brie cheese. For lunch, check out the Portobello Mushroom Sandwich with sautéed onions and jack cheese, or the Black Bean Wrap with avocado and corn salsa. The Tofu Fresca Salad, with anti-oxidant rich cranberries, fresh apples, tangy blue cheese, walnuts and raspberry vinaigrette is another top choice for a healthy meal.
When you’re in the mood for Asian cuisine, stop by An Cuisines for fresh seafood dishes, vegetarian selections, exciting lunch, and dinner entrees featuring an incredible range of fresh vegetables and healthy proteins. Try the Ahi Tuna for dinner, with carrot-ginger puree, portobello mushrooms, toasted barley, and a bright citrus salad–or stop in for lunch to enjoy Grilled Black Cod with Japanese eggplant and pineapple or Vegetable Mango Sushi with cucumber and lotus root.
Boasting a range of healthy options, Mexican restaurant Totopos brings patrons all the flavor and freshness of authentic Mexican street food. Enjoy lunch favorites like Chicken Tinga (shredded chicken tacos on organic blue corn tortillas with tomato chipotle sauce) or Blackened Mahi Mahi Tacos with cabbage and salsa, both served with sides of rice and beans. Dinner choices include low-carb ceviche dishes, Iron Skillet Fajitas (including vegetarian, chicken and beef options), protein-rich black bean soup, and vegetarian-friendly Chile Relleno or charbroiled Vegetarian Enchiladas.
No matter what your taste buds are calling for, you can stay true to eating healthy without giving up taste. Try one of these favorite restaurant choices in Cary for flavorful vegetarian, low-fat, low-carb, and other smart choices that make it easy to grab a healthy bite to eat that you can feel good about.