Five Loaves Café

It sometimes seems like eating healthy comes at a cost  – it can be hard to find gourmet food that won’t have you loosening up your belt a few notches! The Five Loaves Café seeks to remedy this problem with their “chef driven concept with a focus on healthy, fresh, and vegetarian friendly foods, as well as being sensitive of gluten-free diets …

Verde

Create-your-own salad restaurants are popping up all over the country, and Verde is a fantastic representation of the concept in the Charleston area. Verde creates custom and signature salad creations and serves them tossed, chopped, or in a wrap. There is a huge selection of extremely fresh ingredients, and it’s all laid out right in front of you! I ordered …

Sesame Burgers and Beer

Once you get past the name of the restaurant, Sesame Burgers and Beer is actually an excellent resource for healthy dining in the Charleston area. The restaurant uses hormone free, pasture fed angus beef for its burgers while also offering black bean burgers, turkey burgers, and grilled chicken as protein options. Sesame Burgers partners with local merchants and growers for …

Black Bean Co.

Billing itself as an “Energy Food Restaurant,” Black Bean Co. prides itself on providing healthy local ingredients to power your day. The restaurant has four locations in the greater Charleston, including Downtown, Mt. Pleasant, West Ashley, and James Island. The menu features a variety of creative wraps, salads and salads that will wake up your taste buds while providing the …