Finding a healthy meal to keep you fueled for an active lifestyle can be a chore. Especially when you’re always on the go. When a salad just won’t cut it, how about a bowl packed full of the macros you need to rebuild and recovery!
From the protein-rich bowls to the sweet acai blends, we’ve got you covered. Check out these favorites for fresh Phoenix fare.
Feed your soul at Genuine Fresche in Gilbert, Chandler, and Tempe. This locally-owned community favorite is known for their “Fresche Bowls” made with whole fruits, nut butters, and organic acai or pitaya. Try the unique Blackberry Walnut Blend or treat your sweet tooth with the Chocolate Walnut Blend with chocolate pea protein and dark chocolate shavings.
Berry Divine Acai Bowls
Whether it’s soft serve or traditional, Tempe’s Berry Divine Acai Bowls has every combo your taste buds could dream up. Fuel up with the Volcano Bowl—a powerful blend of açaí, coconut water, pineapple, mango, strawberry and energy boosting guarana—or treat yourself to the decadent Summit Bowl which tastes a lot like a liquified PB&J… in the best way possible.
In Scottsdale, Chandler, Tempe, and Queen Creek, the Original ChopShop won’t keep you waiting long for a healthy bowl! Step up to the counter, order, and a delicious dish will be ready in minutes. Create your own grilled protein bowl or choose from some Phoenix favorites like the sweet and tangy Teriyaki Chicken (with avocado, brussels sprouts, and sesame seeds).
Wild Mushroom Pho. Mother Earth. Just the names of these bowls at Flower Child make you think of fresh, organic ingredients. Stop by either location in Arcadia, Scottsdale, or Central Phoenix for a healthy bowl that will feed your inner peace… and calm your rumbling stomach!
Local favorite Pomegranate Cafe in the Ahwatukee neighborhood serves up organic, freshly-made bowls made using farm fresh ingredients. Start your day off right with the Green Garden Protein Bowl—eggs or tofu with kale, broccoli, veggies, and topped with avocado pepita pesto and sunflower sprouts. And fuel up at lunch with the Bountiful Harvest—quinoa, tepary beans, walnut taco “meat”, and so many fixings.
Nékter Juice Bar
With dozens of locations across the Valley, Nékter Juice Bar is a popular spot for the healthy Phoenician on the go. Get your acai bowl fix with the Acai Superfood Bowl — chock full of all your favorites: banana, tons of different berries, spinach, kale, chia seeds, and topped with a colorful combo of cold superfood goodness!
ProteinHouse rolls out the red carpet for those looking for a protein-packed meal in Scottsdale or Arcadia. (We mean that quite literally — they have a red carpet leading to a photo spot for your post-gym Instagram shots). Vegetarian? The Plant-Powered Bowl and Vegan Mixed Salad packs a powerful veggie-protein punch. They also whip up a tasty acai bowl that’ll make your mouth water! Go for your standard berry blend with the Berry Blast or add some extra protein to your treat with the Acai Nutty Butter. Fitt Tip: In a rush? Any Acai Bowl can be blended into a smoothie for a portable treat on the go.
No matter what neighborhood you’re in, there’s a Grabbagreen nearby. And no matter what your craving (juices, smoothies, protein bowls), they’ve got it and they’ll have it to you quick! Get your healthy lunch on the go with any of their Grain Bowls (like the Moroccan Mac & Cheese with some delicious harissa sauce) or the Green Bowls (check out the South Beach—trust us!)
In South Scottsdale and craving some island freshness? Swing by Ahipoki Bowl for a quick fix. Create your own meal from a variety of selections straight from the sea. Just be sure to save some room for a Macaron Ice Cream Sandwich for dessert!