Get Your Health Fix In Orlando - Restaurants + Juice Bars
People often tell me, “Major, I would eat better, but there’s nothing healthy that tastes good in Orlando!” Or, “I would most definitely eat plant based, if I could find food like this!” These statement are always followed by me spewing out a list of places that they never write down! (Slow sigh)
So, enough’s enough, fam. I’ve got you— here’s a go-to list of smoothie, juice, and food shops to try around Orlando with vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free offerings that are sure to provide the daily shot of wellness that your body craves.
Note that this isn’t inclusive of every smoothie and juice joint in town, just the ones that I like to vouch for. *All photos are credited to the respective businesses, aside from a few shot by me.
$ - Not too pricey. $$ - Prepare to spend a bit. $$$ - Get ready to ball.
Clean Juice | Winter Park Village + Oviedo | $$
Major’s Recommendations: The Avocado Toast with extra red pepper flakes and The Healthy Heart One smoothie; Himalayan pink sea salt, organic almond butter, organic almond milk, organic avocado, organic cinnamon, and organic maple syrup
SOHO Juice Company | Winter Park - $$$
Major’s Recommendation: Floridian Bowl. Mango, pineapple, banana, orange, apple, lemon, lime, coconut water, and turmeric topped with GF goji berry granola, strawberries, coconut flakes, goji berries, and blue magik drizzle
Grounding Roots | College Park - $$$
Major’s Recommendation: Juice #1. Kale, swiss chard, dandelion, parsley, broccoli, carrot, cucumber, ginger, strawberry, green apple, red apple, and lemon
Major’s Recommendation: Apple Juice Kisses. Apple, lemon, and ginger
Major’s Recommendation: Blackberry Crumble (modified to my liking). Oatmeal, sliced blackberries, gluten-free granola, pecans, vegan coconut yogurt, cinnamon, and coconut flakes
Frutta Bowls | Winter Park | Hunter’s Creek - $
Major’s Recommendation:The Bravocado. Gluten-free and vegan toast with avocado, sun-dried tomato pesto, red pepper flakes, and sea salt
Proper & Wild | Downtown Winter Park - $$$
Major’s Recommendation: Proper Burger. Tomato jam, gem lettuce, onion, dijonnaise, and house pickle
Skyebird | Audubon Park - $$
Major’s Recommendation: Veggie Burger. A tomato/mushroom/walnut burger served on a bed of greens with cashew 'cheese', raw ketchup and mustard, and fakin bits.
Major’s Recommendations: Banana Polynesian Fantasy Bowl (off-the-menu item). Spring mix and Dandy blend, bananas, carrots, celery, and cucumber with pecans, coconut flakes, and raisins served with curryous dressing. And you can’t leave without ordering the iced coffee with a soy and a little agave. It’s THE BEST!
The Sanctum Cafe | Colonialtown North + Altamonte Springs - $$$
Major’s Recommendation: Shiva Salad (half Salad). Massaged kale, roasted butternut squash and house-seasoned tempeh with pink lady apples, celery, carrots, and raisins. It’s all tossed in curried peanut dressing and finished with candied walnuts, toasted chickpeas, and flaked coconuts
Raw Juicing and Detox | Thornton Park - $$$
Major’s Recommendation: Kale-ing Me Softly. Marinated kale with nutritional yeast, balsamic tomatoes, jalapeños, and hummus
I’m super excited to hear about your experiences. If you go, tell them MajorCreates sent you!
I hope you that eat well, be well, and are prosperous!