3 new restaurants in Metro Manila for healthy eating

The nutritious yet delicious eats and sips at these restaurants make for a guilt-free indulgence

Smoothies from Hillside Cafe & Juice Bar

Smoothies from Hillside Cafe & Juice Bar

Interiors at Detoxify Bar

Interiors at Detoxify Bar


If you don’t have time to prepare healthy meals, head on over to Sprout, where they make it easy to enjoy quick, naturally made food on the go. Sprout whips up 50 choices every morning including fresh juices, salads, wraps, rice bowls, grain bowls and noodles, so you’ll always find something to whet your appetite.

Try: Their Kale & Roasted Vegetables, the Miso Salmon Salad, or the Spicy Tuna Salad. Meat lovers will be happy to find dishes such as the Pulled Pork with Brown Rice and the Roast Beef Baguette on the menu.

G/F Signa Designer Residences, Valero St corner Rufino St, Salcedo Village, Makati City; +63 917 558 6593; facebook.com/SproutPh

Also read: 5 must-try farm-to-table restaurants in Metro Manila

Detoxify Bar

A fusion of an organic juice bar, detox center and gourmet restaurant, Detoxify Bar makes cleansing our bodies both accessible and appetizing.

Try: Their Green Vegan Detox (a potent blend of apple, cucumber, broccoli, romaine lettuce, celery, moringa and lemon; Minty Berry (a stress-busting combination of apple, blueberry, raspberry, blackberry, mint leaf and lemon juices); the Walnut Crusted Chicken Quinoa Bowl; and the Angel Hair Chicken Parmigiana. All dishes are made without salt, MSG or flavor enhancers.

2/F Techno Plaza 2, Eastwood, Quezon City; +63 2 942 7105; detoxifybar.com

Hillside Cafe and Juice Bar

Hillside puts a premium on grass-fed meat, and fresh, organic fruits and vegetables sourced from local farms. Plus, almost everything they serve is made from scratch in their kitchen, with organic ingredients when possible.

Try: The Hillside Greens Smoothie, which blends organic spinach, moringa, mango, banana, chia seeds, coconut meat and coconut water; and the Organic Roast Chicken served with mashed sweet potato, tapenade, soy-honey sauce and roasted vegetables.

57 Mother Ignacia Ave, Diliman, Quezon City; +63 2 374 1117; facebook.com/hillsidecafeph

This article originally appeared in the March 2016 issue of Smile magazine.

Written by

Tata Mapa

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