Clean Eating – Eat Healthy in San Diego

Going out to eat can sometimes get a bad rap. Is it even possible to eat healthy when you go out to a restaurant? With added calories and giant portions, it can be challenging to keep up with your health goals while eating out. Luckily, San Diego is one of the healthiest cities in the country! Healthy restaurants are popping up left and right, and we want to be first in line for all of them.

TruFood Kitchen

After a day of shopping at Fashion Valley Mall, stop into TruFood Kitchen where “healthy is a science”. With a rotating seasonal menu, you will always enjoy adbundant ingredients at the peak of freshness. TruFood Kitchen offers plenty of vegetarian, gluten free, and vegan options and serves organic juice from their in-restaurant juice bar. – 4-minute drive from the hotel

7007 Friars Rd Suite 394, San Diego, California 92108, 619-810-2929, www.truefoodkitchen.com  

Cafe Gratitude

With gratitude as the underlying theme of the restaurant, Cafe Gratitude encourages others to celebrate our aliveness. The finest organic ingredients go into each meal, farmed from local farmers, sustainable agriculture and environmentally friendly products. Choose from specialty bowls, sandwiches, wraps, unique entrees and more. – 9-minute drive from the hotel

1980 Kettner Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101, 619-736-5077, www.cafegratitude.com

Lotus Cafe

Home to a plethora of vegan options at an affordable price, Lotus Cafe is easily a San Diego favorite. Sip on a selection from the fresh juice bar or stop by for a breakfast tofu scramble. Lotus Cafe will satisfy your craving no matter your dietary restrictions. – 27-minute drive from the hotel

765 South Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024, 760-479-1977, www.lotuscafeandjuicebar.com

Puesto

Craving Mexican? Puesto can indulge all of your healthy taco desires. With vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options, Puesto is an easy choice for fresh and healthy Mexican cuisine. Pro tip: Try their Avocado Margarita (we hear it’s better than toast!). – 15-minute drive from the hotel

789 West Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, 619-233-8880, www.eatpuesto.com

Seasons 52

Date night just become healthier. Seasons 52 strives to provide ingredients that will leave you feeling better than you did when you walked in. With an ever changing menu, Seasons 52 will always offer new and fresh recipes based around in-season ingredients. – 12-minute drive from the hotel

789 W Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA  92101, 619-702-0052, www.seasons52.com