Healthy Eats for the New Year In The Valley

With the new year comes new goals and refreshed diet plans after indulgent holiday eating. Here are a few healthy eats across the Valley that’ll help you maintain your New Year’s resolutions, while still being delicious!

Hash Kitchen

8777 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

4315 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018

Hash Kitchen has options to satisfy your sweet tooth while staying healthy for the New Year with their protein-packed buttermilk pancakes ($12). With 22 grams of protein, rolled oats, bananas, fresh berries, chia seeds, and sweet mascarpone, you will be sure to be full and satisfied without having to sacrifice your calories. This pancake meal will still look amazing on your Instagram feed, but won’t have you feeling guilty afterward.

CRUjiente Tacos

3961 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018

Go meat-free and gluten-free with CRUjiente Tacos’ garlic roasted mushroom taco ($6) assembled with Crow’s Dairy chèvre, cilantro, jalapeño lime aioli, and an organic blue corn tortilla. This meatless gourmet taco is flavorful and makes eating healthy taste good.

The Sicilian Butcher

9780 W. Northern Ave. Suite #1100, Peoria, AZ 85345

15530 N. Tatum Blvd Suite #140, Phoenix, AZ 85032

3151 W. Frye Road, Chandler, AZ 85226

Order meatless meatballs at The Sicilian Butcher or opt for their vegetarian eggplant parmigiana “meatballs” ($20). You can even customize them with non-cream-based sauces like marinara, pesto, or spicy arrabbiata sauce. They can be ordered “bucket of meatballs” style without the pasta base to cut out carbs.


101 E. Baseline Road, Tempe, AZ 85283

7501 E. Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard #1056, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Craving tacos but need a modified version? Someburros has a vegan and gluten-free taco called Cody’s Vegan Taco ($3.55). It’s made with a fresh corn tortilla, whole beans, guacamole, lettuce, and tomato. Not feeling tacos? The Someburros Bowl is a healthy solution served with a choice of green chile beef, carne asada, or Pollo Asado. Pair it with rice, whole beans, lettuce, guacamole, cheese, and tomato ($9.95). Eat delicious authentic Sonoran-style Mexican food without the guilt.


3213 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018

Always focusing on well-sourced, quality, and organic ingredients, any of the dishes at Tarbell’s can be modified to vegan, gluten-free, and/or vegetarian. With a weekly rotating menu featuring the season’s freshest bounty, look for dishes like crispy parmesan polenta with teriyaki charred haricot verts and local corn grits with housemade vegan chorizo.

The Wine Bar

3205 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018

Inside The Wine Store, Mark Tarbell’s carefully curated boutique wine and spirits store is a hidden gem called The Wine Bar, serving tapas and world-class wines. Open Monday through Saturday from 4 to 9 p.m., guests can order vegetarian small plates that rotate weekly based on the season’s ingredients. You can find refined small plates in a casual atmosphere like roasted mushroom wellington with arugula or pan-seared Chilean sea bass with a dairy-free Thai green curry and vegetables.


4712 N. Goldwater Boulevard, Suite 110, Scottsdale, AZ 85215

Zinqué has all your health needs covered! Their lightweight Le Bowl ($16) contains brown rice, avocado, tomatoes, arugula, comté cheese, parmesan, Sriracha mayo, plus you can add a protein like grilled salmon, chicken, or hanger steak for an additional cost. This nutritious bowl has the option to substitute brown rice for cauliflower rice for a low-carb version.

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