Is a Tuesday that feels like a Monday getting the best of ya? Cheers to a short week fueled by fruit drinks, smoothies, cups and bowls. These fun and colorful fruit concoctions will thrill the kiddos too. After-school snack AND adult pepper-uppers? Yaaaaaasssss! Here are our top pick-me-ups to energize you through the week.
Nekter Juice Bar gives Ya Pumpkin to Talk About7601 N MacArthur Blvd | 214.238.0974 | Open Daily 9 am to 7 pm
Nekter features freshly made juice, smoothies, cold-pressed juice cleanses, and handcrafted acai bowls. Guests can customize orders based on individual diet or lifestyle preferences such as vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, low-fat, low-sugar, and more. You can park yourself there and enjoy delicious and healthy snacks while you surf the web. Or, on Takeout Tuesday, download their app, order ahead and skip the line (and earn rewards)! You can also order directly online or have your order delivered. And guess what... Pumpkin season's here!
We're spicing things up and giving you pumpkin 🎃 to talk about!! 👇 NOW for a limited time, your pumpkin faves are BACK! The OG Pumpkin Spice Smoothie 😎 + new & improved Pumpkin Immunity Bowl with an added layer of @TheCollaborative coconut vanilla plant-based yogurt ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It won’t be around long, so we suggest splurging on the sweet fall flavors you seek now! 😉 #LiveLifeFresh
Let’s Eat & Energize at Freshii310 W Las Colinas Blvd. | 469.351.7516 | Open Daily 10 am to 8 pm. Closed on Sunday.
The mission at Freshii is to help citizens of the world by making healthy food convenient and affordable. The mantra: Let’s Eat. Energize. The menu offers a healthy selection of burritos, salads, wraps, bowls, soups, frozen yogurt, smoothies - even grocery bundles and meal deals. Happy hour is not just for adult drinkies y’all. You and your little ones will go nuts for the Banana Nut Crunch Smoothie at Smoothie Hour. See the details below. And for the single ladies and gents… head on over to meet your bowl-mate. wink wink But if you must take it to go, you can order ahead.
You’ll Love Vitality Bowls Superfood Cafe Berry Much5910 N. MacArthur Blvd | 469.420.9943 | Mon-Sun 8 am to 8 pm
Vitality Bowls Irving offers signature acai bowls, fresh juices, salads, Panini and smoothies - thirteen different smoothie flavors in fact. Add to that fifteen Acai Bowls with customization options and the fruity flavor choices are endless. And oh-so-pretty you almost don’t want to eat them, but so delicious you have to! Kid-approved and parent-approved - Feed your little ones the best superfoods nature has to offer. Pop in, order online and pick up in 20 minutes or have it delivered with Doordash.
September’s Bowl of the Month is the #AvocadoBowl! Filled with nutritious superfoods, this bowl is sure to leave you refreshed and energized! 🌟 Base: Pitaya, Avocado, Banana, Mango, Strawberries, Coconut Milk Toppings: Organic Granola, Strawberries, Almonds, Organic Cacao Nibs, Honey (📸: @vitalitybowlsbellingham)
Spice it up at Fruteria y Neveria Tropical1207 S MacArthur Blvd | 469.524.3775 | Open Daily 11 am to 9 pm
Ice cream & frozen yogurt, juice bar & smoothies and Mexican food? Fruteria y Neveria (which means ice cream) is listed as an ice cream shop on their Facebook page. Whatever it is it’s the REAL DEAL. You can indulge in Mexican dishes like tasty elote, prepared hot cheetos (covered with hot nacho cheese and sour cream), or a healthier option like a shrimp cocktail tostado. Get old-fashioned and fancy ice cream treats or spice things up with mango on a stick covered with lime, chamoy and chile powder.
Now you might be asking how this ended up on the healthy list. If, and only if, you have the willpower to pass on the above, you can order the Mixed Fruit Cup with Cantaloupe, Cucumber, Jicama, Orange, Strawberry, Watermelon, Papaya, Pineapple, Mango, Black Grapes, Green Apple with chile and lime. And I’m pretty sure you can customize any fruitilicious treat! Dine-in or see the Facebook post below for takeout instructions. Take a moment to scroll their page… it’s soooo pretty!
Nothin’ but #JustFeelGoodFood at Original Chop Shop7300 N MacArthur | 972.635.8440 | Open Daily 7 am to 9 pm. Closes at 8 pm Sundays.
Fuel your well-being at the Original Chopshop where they believe that eating well leads to happiness. They feature grilled protein bowls (I love the Thai Coconut Chicken with extra veggies instead of rice), sandwiches, salads and so on. All items can be filtered online for dietary options including gluten-free, dairy-free, lactose-free, soy-free, vegetarian and vegan! The featured protein shakes are 24 oz of deliciousness made with Whey Protein powder and fun flavors like Pine-a-Kale-Ada, Jacked Up PB+J, Muscle Malt and Beach Burn. And then there are the six Superfruit Bowls & Parfaits. And Acai bowls! Above photo courtesy of fave blogger in_dfw_family. She says, “You say Açaí bowl, I say a whole meal.” We all say, thank goodness you can get #justfeelgoodfood, parfaits and smoothies to-go. Call-in, order online & pick up, or get it delivered free to Las Colinas with DoorDash!
So there ya go - five fab places for your feel-good, foodie-fruitilicious fun!