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Has the fridge become your BFF while social distancing? You’re not alone. If you’re seeking healthy options to satisfy those quarantine munchies, here’s where to go in Birmingham.
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1. Blueroot Company
Blueroot Co. is the place to go for bright, delicious, nutrient-rich foods. Featuring a produce-forward menu with locally sourced ingredients/items/etc., you can choose from items like salads and grain bowls to breakfast bites.
Is breakfast your most important meal of the day? Then check out Blueroot’s breakfast jars. One to consider is the Plain Jane Oats featured above. Vegan and gluten free, it comes with:
- Rolled oats
- Unsweeteneed almond milk
- Unsweetened coconut
- House-made seed and nut blend
- Sea salt
For quick bites, I suggest checking out their superfood snacks, which include a variety of choices. Dark chocolate sea salt energy bites or berried treasure bars anyone?
2. City Bowls
What do you get when you combine Acai and Pitaya and top them with granola, fruits and other superfoods? The menu at City Bowls.
Not only are the choices at City bowls colorful, but they’re tasty, too. Packed with antioxidants and protein, they also keep you full and thriving throughout the day.
Visit their store or hit up their food truck at its many stops around Birmingham. Keep up with its whereabouts here.
You can also place your order in advance.
3. Farm Bowl + Juice Company
Fresh, fun and convenient. Sounds like the ultimate way to eat healthy to me. Farm Bowl and Juice Company helps you get the nutrients you need through plant-based foods.
On the menu, you’ll discover lots of choices, including:
- Acai bowls
- Oatmeal bowls
- Cold pressed juices
- Wellness shots
- And more!
Wondering about those cold pressed juices? Whether you’re looking for a detox drink or just a simple refreshing beverage, Farm Bowl and Juice Company offers tons of options. Two to try:
- Hustle Juice with spinach, ginger, pear, pineapple, beet and apple.
- Green Machine with kale, spinach, apple, pear and ginger.
4. The Market at Pepper Place
When it comes to a healthy diet, it’s near impossible to deny the benefits of fruits and vegetables. What better place is there to get them than The Market at Pepper Place?
Every Saturday, rain or shine, local Alabama farmers set up shop at The Market at Pepper Place with all sorts of fresh, organic fruits and veggies. So stock up on all the healthiest items and help your body feel its best.
Pre-order here and pick up via The Market’s drive-thru.
Address: 2829 2nd Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35205
Hours: Saturdays, 7AM-Noon
5. Magic City Nutrition
If you’re a fan of health shakes, then you’ll want to check out Magic City Nutrition. They offer a variety of meal-replacement shakes and energy-boosting teas that will make you feel satisfied and ready to take on the world.