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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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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.
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).

Superfood Bar

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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.

Satsuma

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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.

Breads on Oak

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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.

Raw Republic

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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.

The Green Fork

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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.

City Greens

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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.

Sneaky Pickle

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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.

HiVolt Coffee

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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.

Good Karma Prasad Cafe

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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.

Pulp and Grind

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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.

Carmo

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.

Seed

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).

Superfood Bar

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.

Satsuma

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

Breads on Oak

Vegan and gluten free breads, pastries and sandwiches abound here. Menu favorites include a mushroom and walnut pate and the eggless salad sandwich.

Raw Republic

Cleansing is the name of the game here, with all things juice and nut milk-related for those in detox mode.

The Green Fork

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.

City Greens

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.

Sneaky Pickle

While not entirely a vegan cafe, this Bywater restaurant does have an entirely vegan menu with flatbreads, salads, sandwiches and even a burger.

HiVolt Coffee

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.

Good Karma Prasad Cafe

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.

Pulp and Grind

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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