Lunch time Cheat Sheet Exclusive To Dublin
Cheating the system; How to satisfy that lunch time sweet tooth without the guilt..
With Spring in action and Summer slowly encroaching, the time is nigh to ditch the winter layers and leave the winter diet behind. We thought we’d share some healthy lunch time hot spots that are sure to tickle your taste buds!
With everything from protein pancakes laced with cleantella to Yogabowls, Póg’s menu is jam packed with yummy and healthy variety. Steering clear of carbohydrates or sugar, Póg follow an all natural ethos and instead celebrates a colorful menu of juices, smoothies, salads, wraps, soups, protein pancakes, acai bowls, specialty coffee and paleo baked goods.
One thing you cannot miss at Póg, has to be their Acai bowl. Served in a coconut bowl, the dish will satisfy your every sweet craving and yet is packed with nutrients and antioxidants. If you’re feeling groggy and need to give your immune system a boost, Póg is your go to lunch spot!
A love for healthy wholesome vegetarian food using simple and healthy ingredients is the very heart of Blazing Salads’ ethos. Whether it’s the ever popular organic rice balls or the spinach and goats cheese tart with fresh dill, Blazing Salads strive to produce fresh and nutritious food without compromising on taste.
With many of their dishes being vegan, gluten free and sugar free, the family run deli strive to bring things back to basics and serve food without the fuss and frills. For healthy eating made easy AND tasty, Blazing Salads is an all around winner!
Located on Nassau St, Pearse St, Dame St and of course St Stephen’s Green, there are plenty of KC Peaches to curb your sweet tooth and stop you running toward the junk food! A lunch time dream, the menu hosts a hot and cold buffet counter which is available from 11 am right through to closing time. Filled with homemade recipes using local and seasonal ingredients. KC peaches promise vegetarian, vegan and gluten free dishes every day.
With a menu completely free from preservatives, additives, colours and artificial flavours, you can rest assured you’re safe from guilty eating once inside the doors of KC Peaches. With office catering on offer too, KC Peaches is healthy lunch time made easy!
For a nourishing meal you can write home about, The Woollen Mills is comfort food minus the guilt!
With a selection that ranges from organic quinoa salad, celeriac, apple & hazelnut slaw, to Killybegs tuna, beetroot, pickled radish and wasabi and with avocado mayo on multi-seed, there is enough nutritious choice for everyone.
Located just across the Ha’Penny bridge, the restaurant is a force to be reckoned with. True to it’s healthy title, the restaurant serves healthy feasts from morning till late The Woollen Mills is well worth a visit.
With Summer slowly but surely on its way, Yogism in George’s arcade is truly the city’s home of tasty frozen treats.
Unlike the many other frozen treats gone before them, Yogism’s frozen yogurt is shamelessly healthy! Adding an extra spin on things you can even guess the weight in ounces of your fro -yo treat and if you guess correct, you can enjoy your frozen treat however big, completely free of charge!
With guilt free sweet treats in every flavour and colour you can think of, Yogism is fast building a rep as the best frozen yogurt in the city and should be your first port of call sunshine or not!
With everything from tasty sandwiches, toasties, salads, soups and hot pots, The Good Food Store is a powerhouse of fresh goodness and flavor. Using only the best seasonal ingredients, The Good Food Store on George’s Street caters for those in search of a quick lunchtime fix as well as those of us in search of a huge lunch time feast!
Check out the deli cum grocer’s Veggie Roll stuffed with ricotta, feta, walnuts and spinach or one of their chunky hot pots to warm things up or grab an energy ball and freshly ground coffee for a quick pick me up. Not to mention for those with a sweet tooth, The Good Food Store has vegan, gluten free and dairy free dessert options. In short, whether you’re in search of a quick pick me up or a massive feed, The Good Food Store is one lunch venue you don’t wanna miss.
With a menu that revolves around the Irish seasons, you can imagine Sprout & Co’s food menu is as diverse and varied as possible!
Based on Dawson Street, Sprout & Co. are a favourite among many celebrities including well-known models Elle McPherson and Christy Turlington. Proudly gaining fame for their healthy shots of hemp protein and wheatgrass, Sprout has a sweet side to its menu.
With smoothies like the Coco Berry made with coconut water, frozen blueberries, frozen strawberries, chia seeds and Irish honey, you can trick your taste buds into a healthy immune boost! Super hydrating and detoxing the sweet treat also assists weight loss and great skin. If you’ve had a hectic week and could do with a little TLC, Sprout & Co is your go to destination!