When you think of the culinary scene in Boston, you may think of cream pies, lobster rolls, baked beans, and clam chowder. Fortunately, if you’re health conscious, there are many healthy food options in the city. Boston is filled with public markets, neighborhood cafes, and food innovation. 

Here are 5 places to check out in Boston for a healthy meal.

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Live Alive Cafe

This spot has been a healthy food staple in Boston for over a decade. What started off with one location in Lowell has now turned into many locations in Greater Boston. Here, you’ll find smoothies, wraps, grain bowls, and salads. 

Boston Public Market

This indoor marketplace is open year-round and has been serving the Boston area since 2015. All items sold here are products of New England, including poultry, meat, dairy, prepared foods, baked goods, etc. After shopping, take one of the market’s cooking classes to learn new ways of making your food. 


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Check out Mother Earth for locally-made juices, bowls, smoothies, salads and more.

Pink Carrot

Head to the North End for healthy smoothies, grain bowls, wraps, juices, and more. The chocolate shroom milk is a must!

Whole Heart Provisions

This fast-casual restaurant has vegan and vegetarian dishes that are extremely flavorful. You can build your own veggie bowl with grains, greens, vegan proteins, and delicious sauces. 


Suppose you’re craving cold-pressed juice or a smoothie — head to Cocobeet. The Green Genes (kale, spinach, cucumber, celery, apple, parsley, lemon, and ginger) is the perfect pick-me-up. The menu also has options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a quick nosh. 


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