Summer is officially over, and with it we kiss goodbye afternoons spent drinking sugary frozen drinks and stuffing our faces with nachos on a sunny patio (#heaven). Now it’s time to get back on track and refocus our healthy eating goals—which is always easier said than done. (Who really has time to make a fridge full of mason jar salads on a Sunday night, anyway?) Lucky for us, more and more restaurants are hip to our busy AF, wannabe-healthy ways and are offering nutritious and totally yummy lunch options for girls on the go. Here, our Localist correspondents round up their go-tos for the best healthy lunch restaurants in Canada. Bon appetit!
Calgary: Raw Eatery
Where: 1145 Kensington Cres. NW,
The menu: A mix of Italian, Asian and Mexican-inspired vegetarian dishes
My go-to: Toast with pesto and guacamole
The atmosphere: A small, cheerful space in Kensington Market that’s ideal for a relaxing sit-down lunch
Average wait time: 15 minutes
Average cost for lunch (meal + beverage): $15