It’s no secret that Southern California is known for it’s warm weather, sunny forecast and active lifestyle. You can’t drive too far down the city streets or alongside the ocean without seeing people biking, running, or carrying a saltwater glistened surfboard over their heads. That said, it’s probably no surprise that the majority of restaurants and cafes are tailored to the health-conscious lifestyle of the majority of SoCal residents.
Among the paleo patisseries and vegan cuisine cafes, are a spattering of what many California visitors and natives rely on the most to stay hydrated, refreshed and replenished: the Juice Bar. These nutrition packed establishments are home to some of the freshest liquified glory this side of the Pacific. From fruits of all sorts, to vegetables of any kind, there’s something for everyone in terms of taste, texture and health benefit. Read on to learn more about San Diego’s top notch thirst quenchers!
Fully loaded micro juicery
Sure, we’ve all had juice before. Apple juice, fruit juice, maybe even some freshly squeezed homemade juice. But have you ever had raw, organic, cold pressed juice? If you’re looking for a sock-knocker-offer in a glass, then you’ll want to check out Fully Loaded Micro Juicery. From green juices, to fruit juices, tonics and combinations, there is no shortage of selection at Fully Loaded.
With all of the fun-in-the-sun activities San Diego has to offer, visitors are sure to work up quite an appetite. Look no further than the Fully Loaded Micro Juicery for some cold, pressed juice to beat the heat and quench both your hunger and thirst! Want to make sure you’re getting the most bang for your buck? Get this: each juice bottle contains 3 to 4 pounds of fresh produce! These nutrient packed juices are sure to help you cruise through your fully loaded Southern California vacation!
Lotus Cafe & Juice Bar
Want to sit, relax, and sip some high quality fresh libations to start your day? The overall atmosphere of the Lotus Cafe & Juice Bar is one that is conducive to peace and serenity. Everything from the lighting to the music exudes tranquility, and makes the delicious drinks taste even more delectable!
With a plethora of juices, smoothies and shakes on the menu, there is no shortage of fresh beverages to choose from. Primarily catering to vegan and gluten-free palates, the Lotus Cafe also offers a full menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Grab a book, select a juice, and sip till your hearts content on their breezy patio while nourishing your mind and body!
Among the ‘not just a juice bar’ juice bars is a little diamond in the rough called Healthy Creations. This hidden gem is located on El Camino Real in Encinitas, CA, and is well worth a visit for both travelers and locals.
To the unknowing eye, it’s easy to pass by this organic cafe & juice lounge without giving it a second thought, but any who enter will find there are many treasures to behold inside! Their title is quite fitting, as their menu is jam packed with gluten free, paleo, and vegetarian options. In terms of liquid delights, they have everything from blue-green algae shots, to smoothies, to locally brewed Kombucha (fermented sweet tea) on tap! Discover something on the menu that you’d love to recreate at home? Inquire about their custom made “Take-and-Make Meal Kits”, which allow you to prepare an organic, ready to cook meal right in your own home!
Time to plan your thirst-quenching San Diego visit!
If you’re looking to rid your body of some toxins by enriching it with vital nutrients or simply want a refreshing meal on-the-go, San Diego is jam packed with prime juiceries! Paying a visit to any of the establishments discussed above is sure to leave you feeling satisfied and quenched. Who thought you could indulge in the most important meal of the day through a straw? Bottoms up!
For more information on the Juice Bars discussed in this article, please refer to the links below.
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