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Big Easy Bucha, available on tap at Green Fork, HiVolt and more Nola hotspots.
Big Easy Bucha, available on tap at Green Fork, HiVolt and more Nola hotspots.
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12 Spots For The Health-Obsessed in 2016

Where to kick off your healthy resolution this year.

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Big Easy Bucha, available on tap at Green Fork, HiVolt and more Nola hotspots.
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And now turning our attention to what some people consider a pressing matter for the New Year: eating healthy. From gluten-free dishes to vegan specialties, with Paleo, kombucha, and juice detoxes thrown in for good measure, New Orleans is actually fairing pretty well for the health-minded these days. Here are 12 places to find healthy food options in New Orleans now.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Carmo

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527 Julia St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 875-4132
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Vegan and vegetarian specials abound with tropical flavors at play. Exotic juice (and cocktails), huge salads and tons of amazing specials make this Warehouse District gem a must-visit for lunch or dinner.

2. Seed

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1330 Prytania St
New Orleans, LA 70130
This LGD hotspot features the widest array of vegan and raw dishes in town, from nachos to pad thai, build-your-own salads and fresh pressed juice and cocktails. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and known to create specialty menus for holidays (including Valentine's).

3. Superfood Bar

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4113 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 891-7733
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This Uptown haunt does superfood smoothies right, with huge flakes of coconut and housemade granola sprinkled on top. They also boast an impressive juice menu, raw/vegan salads, tacos, wraps, and more.

4. Satsuma

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3218 Dauphine St.
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 304-5962
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Both the Bywater and Uptown locations offer fresh pressed juice, kale galore, tofu scrambles, and the best quinoa salads in New Orleans.

5. Breads on Oak

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8640 Oak St., Suite A
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 324-8271
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Vegan and gluten free breads, pastries and sandwiches abound here. Menu favorites include a mushroom and walnut pate and the eggless salad sandwich.

6. Raw Republic

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4528 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 324-8234
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Cleansing is the name of the game here, with all things juice and nut milk-related for those in detox mode.

7. The Green Fork

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1400 Prytania St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 267-7672
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Located in the LGD and Old Metairie, these detox experts offer customized 3-day cleanses (with delivery available). Also home of juice, smoothies, kombucha on tap and take away dinners like vegan meatloaf, stews, raw lasagna and more.

8. City Greens

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909 Poydras (First Bank and Trust Building)
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 533-0004
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For the downtown and Elmwood lunch crowds, City Greens offers locally sourced salads and wraps. Most of the greens come from co-owner Ben Kazenmaier's hydroponic farm, and also from Covey Rise Farms on the Northshore.

9. Sneaky Pickle

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4017 St Claude Ave
New Olreans, LA
(504) 218-5651
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While not entirely a vegan cafe, this Bywater restaurant does have an entirely vegan menu with flatbreads, salads, sandwiches and even a burger.

10. HiVolt Coffee

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1829 Sophie Wright Pl
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 324-8818
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A great coffee shop that also specializes in vegan breakfast/lunch from pastries to soups and sandwiches. They also have smoothies and Big Easy 'Bucha.

11. Good Karma Prasad Cafe

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2940 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 401-4698
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Located on the bottom floor of Swan River Yoga Mandir, this cafe is open for breakfast and lunch with curries, wraps, salads and juices made from the heart.

12. Pulp and Grind

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633 Camp St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 510-4037
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This CBD coffee and juice bar from the Satsuma team specializes in juice on the go, wellness shots, and healthier takeaway items for the downtown breakfast and lunch crowd, along with a slew of baked goods including Vegan options.

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1. Carmo

527 Julia St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Vegan and vegetarian specials abound with tropical flavors at play. Exotic juice (and cocktails), huge salads and tons of amazing specials make this Warehouse District gem a must-visit for lunch or dinner.
527 Julia St
New Orleans, LA 70130

2. Seed

1330 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130
This LGD hotspot features the widest array of vegan and raw dishes in town, from nachos to pad thai, build-your-own salads and fresh pressed juice and cocktails. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and known to create specialty menus for holidays (including Valentine's).
1330 Prytania St
New Orleans, LA 70130

3. Superfood Bar

4113 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115
This Uptown haunt does superfood smoothies right, with huge flakes of coconut and housemade granola sprinkled on top. They also boast an impressive juice menu, raw/vegan salads, tacos, wraps, and more.
4113 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115

4. Satsuma

3218 Dauphine St., New Orleans, LA 70117
Both the Bywater and Uptown locations offer fresh pressed juice, kale galore, tofu scrambles, and the best quinoa salads in New Orleans.
3218 Dauphine St.
New Orleans, LA 70117

5. Breads on Oak

8640 Oak St., Suite A, New Orleans, LA 70118
Vegan and gluten free breads, pastries and sandwiches abound here. Menu favorites include a mushroom and walnut pate and the eggless salad sandwich.
8640 Oak St., Suite A
New Orleans, LA 70118

6. Raw Republic

4528 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Cleansing is the name of the game here, with all things juice and nut milk-related for those in detox mode.
4528 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115

7. The Green Fork

1400 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Located in the LGD and Old Metairie, these detox experts offer customized 3-day cleanses (with delivery available). Also home of juice, smoothies, kombucha on tap and take away dinners like vegan meatloaf, stews, raw lasagna and more.
1400 Prytania St
New Orleans, LA 70130

8. City Greens

909 Poydras (First Bank and Trust Building), New Orleans, LA 70112
For the downtown and Elmwood lunch crowds, City Greens offers locally sourced salads and wraps. Most of the greens come from co-owner Ben Kazenmaier's hydroponic farm, and also from Covey Rise Farms on the Northshore.
909 Poydras (First Bank and Trust Building)
New Orleans, LA 70112

9. Sneaky Pickle

4017 St Claude Ave, New Olreans, LA
While not entirely a vegan cafe, this Bywater restaurant does have an entirely vegan menu with flatbreads, salads, sandwiches and even a burger.
4017 St Claude Ave
New Olreans, LA

10. HiVolt Coffee

1829 Sophie Wright Pl, New Orleans, LA 70130
A great coffee shop that also specializes in vegan breakfast/lunch from pastries to soups and sandwiches. They also have smoothies and Big Easy 'Bucha.
1829 Sophie Wright Pl
New Orleans, LA 70130

11. Good Karma Prasad Cafe

2940 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119
Located on the bottom floor of Swan River Yoga Mandir, this cafe is open for breakfast and lunch with curries, wraps, salads and juices made from the heart.
2940 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70119

12. Pulp and Grind

633 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130
This CBD coffee and juice bar from the Satsuma team specializes in juice on the go, wellness shots, and healthier takeaway items for the downtown breakfast and lunch crowd, along with a slew of baked goods including Vegan options.
633 Camp St
New Orleans, LA 70130

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