By Patricia May P. Catan
GOING green isn’t that hard after all with a promising selection of green bars, cafés and restaurants to choose from right within the city. If you’re looking for a place to kickstart your healthy lifestyle or simply eat some refreshing greens, check out these five places where you’ll slowly learn and adapt to this particular lifestyle change.
Toniq Juice Bar
Recognized as the Best Juice Bar in Best of Cebu 2017, Toniq is sure to live up to their title with products that advocate all things green. Nothing is quite like their health drinks, cold-pressed juices, vegan smoothies and whole foods for they are served 100 percent all-natural. Apart from the products they offer, Toniq is also mainly known for promoting a lifestyle change geared towards wellness and total well-being.
Mooshi Green Smoothie + Juice Bar
Looking for healthy yet flavorful smoothies and juices? Mooshi Green Bar offers an array of green smoothies and juices fit to your liking and taste. Each cup is packed with nutrients that will give you an energy boost no matter what time of day. Leafy greens haven’t tasted this good and Mooshi is sure to make every sip an indulgent one from their wellness smoothie, power smoothie, fitness blends to beauty blends. Not only do they serve smoothies and juices but they also offer healthy meals and snacks like pasta, fresh fruits, salads, and sandwiches.
Lé Gab Café
Lé Gab is not your ordinary friendly neighborhood coffee shop because aside from the artisan pastries and specialty coffee they offer, the café also houses healthy smoothies and juices that are made fresh every day. The 24-seater café boasts of their Acai Smoothie Bowl as their bestseller and not only is it picture-perfect for Instagram, but it’s also the perfect bowl to jumpstart your healthy lifestyle change.
Mix and match your leafy greens at SaladStop! with over 60 toppings and 18 homemade dressings to choose from. Eating your way to a healthier lifestyle has never been this fun as you get to freely choose how you’d like your salad with a guaranteed good-tasting mix. If you prefer to go for a more quick and healthy option, you can also choose from their 10 specially crafted signature salads and wraps.
Echostore cares for the environment, helps the community, promotes health and works with organizations to promote and lead a sustainable lifestyle. Selling eco-friendly and natural products, the store is able to help local producers, craftsmen and artisans. Aside from selling these products for the home, the store also has their very own café that serves the healthiest meals, which makes going green a whole lot easy to embrace.