Enjoy Healthy, Flavorful Fare in Scottsdale
With more than 600 restaurants in Scottsdale, finding healthy fare that’s full of flavor isn’t hard to do. Plus, Scottsdale spas serve up guilt-free cuisine that will delight your taste buds without adding to your waistline.
- A Fresh Philosophy – The award-winning Sprouts café at The Spa at Camelback Inn focuses on fresh, local and organic ingredients. Delight in homemade power bars, heirloom gazpacho with Dungeness crabmeat, and antioxidant-rich beverages such as the Citrus Aloe Cooler, a blend of aloe juice, agave nectar, grapefruit juice and prickly pear. The delicious yet hearty, low-fat, low-sodium menu is a great complement to an exhilarating workout or soothing massage.
- Nutritional “Nourish”ment – Willow Stream – The Spa at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess presents a variety of beautiful, nutritionally balanced bento boxes from their Nourish menu. Designed to help you find your energy, this all-day menu features palate-pleasing staples such as a vanilla cinnamon yogurt parfait, grilled Portobello salad, salmon lettuce wraps, and quinoa crab cakes. Meals, all of which are less than 550 calories, also come with a thirst-quenching glass of lemon hibiscus, cactus kiwi or Sedona sunset iced tea.
- A Balanced Approach – True Food Kitchen offers a healthy menu packed with nutritious, good-for-you vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats, soy proteins and lean meats – all without sacrificing flavor. Centered on the principals of best-selling author Dr. Andrew Weil, the globally inspired, seasonal menu features specialties such as sashimi tuna salad, spaghetti squash casserole, and organic ricotta ravioli with kale pesto. Open for lunch and dinner at Scottsdale Quarter and Biltmore Fashion Park, True Food Kitchen uses local and regional ingredients and offers vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free items.
- Savory Spa Cuisine – Home to an extensive breakfast and lunch menu of organic, oh-that’s-good delights, the Spa Café at The Boulders Resort offers light meals, fresh juices and smoothies. The menu features spirit-satisfying foods to repair, relax and help the body perform at its peak. Tasty treats include the egg white omelet with herbs and roasted asparagus, and a Niçoise salad with lemon-caper vinaigrette.
- Seasonal Flavors – Open for lunch and dinner, Seasons 52 offers a seasonally inspired menu with the fresh appeal of the farmer’s market and served in appropriate portion sizes. In fact, nothing on the menu is more than 475 calories, including guest favorites such as the cedar plank Atlantic salmon, garlic chicken flatbread, and grilled rack of lamb. Plus, the restaurant offers specials 52 weeks a year to capture ingredients at their peak of freshness and flavor, as well as alternative lactose-free, low-sodium, gluten-free, garlic-free and vegetarian menus.
With these culinary options dishing up light yet flavorful noshes, you’ll leave Scottsdale feeling full and fit.