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Healthy North Shore Eats

Posted on Wed, 2015/03/11 - 2:19pm by Jessica Gellert

I’ll admit it -  I am one of those travelers that use vacation as an excuse to take a vacation from my healthy eating habits (90% of the time). If you don’t take a break from being healthy even when you are on vacation (wish I had your self-control) here is a list of some of our favorite healthy eats on the North Shore of Oahu. Trust me, even if you don’t look for healthy restaurants you need to try these places.Their food tastes AMAZING and you will feel amazing after you eat it too!


(Photo: Beet Box Cafe)

Beet Box Café, Haleiwa
Beet Box says they serve the healthiest food on the North Shore and they may be right. Their menu includes organic, vegan and vegetarian dishes sourced from local farmers. While you’re there be sure to check out Celestial, the health food store the restaurant is located in. Celestial has wellness products and locally sourced organic produce.

We Recommend:
HEALTHY PLATE OF FOOD
Sauted garlic, ginger and seasoning mingle with onions, red peppers, broccoli, zucchini, shitake mushrooms, carrots, walnuts and kale in this wholesome plate of health! Served with brown rice and brazilian black beans, avocado and sprouts $10.50 add an egg $1.50

OPTIMISTIC THOUGHT
A sprouted whole-wheat tortilla smothered in homemade hummus, garlic tahini sauce and loaded with red peppers, carrots, cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, sprouts and local greens $9.50

PORTABELLA STACHE'WICH
Marinated Portabella mushrooms and zucchini sauted and served to you on a toasted whole wheat bun smothered in garlic aioli, and topped with feta cheese, red onion, red pepper and sunflower sprouts $11.00

 


(Photo: Kahuku Farms Facebook : Jessy Hayes)

Kahuku Farms Cafe, Kahuku
Kahuku Farms is a result of two farming families (The Matsuda and Fukuyama Ohanas ) spanning back three generations in Hawaii. Get ready for fresh Panini’s, homemade pizza and mouthwatering banana bread all created from the farm the restaurant sits on. They also serve up fresh fruit smoothies, sorbet and coolers. You can even take a tour of the farm.

You Gotta Try:
Grilled Veggie Panini 
Foccacia, Grilled Eggplant, Bell Pepper & Zucchini, Tomato, Hydroponic Lettuce, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, Balsamic Herb Mayo,$9.50 

Farm Pizza & Side Salad 
Tomato-Eggplant Bruchetta topped with Mozzarella and Basil Mac Nut Pesto Grilled,
$8.75

Banana Bread 
Topped with Vanilla Caramel and Vanilla Haupia. 
$5.50 Add a scoop of your choice of ice cream $1.50

 


(Photo: The Galley)

The Galley, Sharks Cove
This farm fresh food truck with a chef-designed menu serves up fresh bowls, creative salads, and specialty sandwiches. The foodtruck is also located across the street from one of the North Shore’s best snorkeling spots, Shark’s Cove. You can rent snorkeling gear next door and swim with colorful fishes & sea turtles.

Our Faves:
BABY KALE CAESAR 
Roast Kahuku Corn, Avocado, Pecorino Romano, Croutons, Pupukea Baby Kale, Galley Caesar, 
$9

MAKAI BOWL 
1/2 lb Jumbo Shrimp Sauteed in Lemongrass-Infused Garlic Cream, Onions, Avocado, & Cherry Tomato. All bowls served on your choice of quinoa, hapa rice, or locally grown mixed greens from Pupukea Gardens. 
$15

Lobby Lounge at Turtle Bay
Our Lobby Lounge offers great healthy grab and go items you can take with you while exploring Oahu. Our baristas serve up fresh kale & fruit smoothies, espresso drinks and aloha. The organic salads contain produce that is seasonal & grown here on the North Shore.

Grab These:
Mediterranean Quinoa Salad 
Cucumbers, Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olives, Olive Oil, Lime Juice, Red Onion, Mint $
14  

Sweet Island Beets 
Fresh Island Beets In Honey Balsamic Marinade, Goat Cheese, Local Greens And Raspberry Vinaigrette $14 

Are there any healthy restaurants you enjoy to eat at on Oahu? Share below in the comment section.