Green New American Vegetarian

The name might say “vegetarian,” but don’t let that fool you: this relatively new branch of the original Green in Phoenix near downtown Tempe is 100% vegan! Those who need to maintain a gluten-free diet will be excited about the restaurant’s separate gluten-free menu. Green offers vegan takes on classic dishes such as fettuccine alfredo while loading each bowl with …

Pita Jungle

This local chain, which has many locations across the Phoenix metro area, has a gigantic Mediterranean menu chock full of healthy options! From traditional Mediterranean fare like spanakopita, falafel and hummus to wood-fired pizzas, hot and cold pita wraps, and healthy burgers, including black bean and falafel burgers, Pita Jungle offers something for everyone. Even better, full nutritional information is …

Tempe Town Lake

Famous as the site of the Ironman Arizona swim portion, Tempe Town Lake is a fantastic fitness resource near downtown Tempe. The multi-use concrete path around the lake is a 5-mile loop with a wide path suitable for cyclists and pedestrians alike. While there is no shade along the route with the exception of bridges and overpasses, the lake offers …