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Where To Eat Healthy Post-Valentine’s Day

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be hard. Substitute the cheesy and greasy for the fresh and filling. Believe it or not, chefs around Atlanta are equally as capable in creating low calorie, savory items as they are with concocting our favorite fatty comfort foods. There’s a time and a place for both ends of the spectrum, but we think the time is now to try some nutritious options. If you can go out to eat at some of the best restaurants in Atlanta, still have a delicious meal and not feel guilty or ridiculously full afterwards, why not put down the chocolates and conversation hearts already?

Use this guide as a starting point to our favorite “healthy pleasures” around the city:

1) McKendrick’s Steak House (Dunwoody)

Pacific “Big Eye” Tuna Seared Rare served with  Asian Greens, Peppers and Ginger Dressing.

Photo by Executive Chef Thomas Minchella

2) Saltyard (Midtown)

Pan roasted scallops and cauliflower puree with horseradish fennel

Photo by Kenan Hill

3) Breakers Korean BBQ (Duluth)

Grilled Sea Bass and vegetables marinated with lemon seasoning.

Photo by Breakers Korean BBQ

Photo by Breakers Korean BBQ

4) Souper Jenny (Buckhead)

“My Dad’s Turkey Chili” and lemon chicken artichoke soup + spinach salad.

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5) Yalla (Krog Street Market, Inman Park)

Falafel bowl with hummus, labne, Israeli salad & pickles, zhug, tahini and herbs.

Photo by Yalla

Photo by Yalla

6) Gusto (Midtown)

Brown rice bowl with chicken, sweet Japanese soy sauce, snow peas, grape tomatoes, carrot salad, purple cabbage, a Sriracha ginger dressing and scallions.

Photo by Emily Schultz

Photo by Emily Schultz

7) Eclipse Di Luna (Dunwoody and Buckhead)

Seared Brussels sprouts with a chipotle glaze, red onion and garlic.

Photo by Eclipse Di Luna

Photo by Eclipse Di Luna

Want more food inspiration? Check out more spots around Atlanta here. Be sure to catch Atlanta Eats on Peachtree TV every Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 10:30am!

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