At Female Foodie, we believe that healthy eating should never be bland! Fortunately, there are plenty of restaurants in Utah Valley that believe the same thing. As the food culture in UT County continues to grow, so does the variety of options, and this is no exception for healthy restaurants. In creating this guide, there was plenty of tofu, chicken, and veggies. But there were also sweet treats, burgers, and curries!
The Best Healthy Restaurants in Utah County
With a firm belief that healthy eating should be just as delicious as it is good for you, we’ve created our guide that outlines the 10 best healthy restaurants in Utah County. And no matter what you’re in the mood for, there’s something you’re guaranteed to enjoy. We promise.
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10. Wok the Line
A healthy take on the assembly-line-style restaurant, Wok the Line prioritizes fresh ingredients for health-forward yet satiating meals. The menu focuses on wok bowls, with a large selection of veggies that makes it nearly effortless to get plenty of greens in for the day. Build your bowl however you like, but be sure to add the Sichuan sauce or sweet and sour lemongrass. Alternatively, order the Dan-Yaki or veggie fix—both are house specialties that are fresh and filling.
Wok the Line
$$ Chinese, Asian Fusion
1865 S Pleasant Grove Blvd Suite E, Pleasant Grove, UT 84062
9. Guru’s Cafe
Make no mistake, Guru’s is not a health-focused restaurant. That being said, the menu has a lot of healthy options, and it’s a great place in Utah County to get feel-good food while out with friends. This Provo classic is known for its crowd-pleasing menu, and the options are extensive. As far as healthy eats go, their lemon butter salmon or Mediterranean chicken salad are both great choices. The salmon in particular is tender and flakey, with plenty of bright lemon to balance the luxuriously fatty fish. It’s a can’t-miss, and arguably one of the best things on the entire menu.
$$ Coffee & Tea, Breakfast & Brunch
45 E Center St, Provo, UT 84606
8. Bowl Superfoods
Bowl Superfoods is relatively new to Provo, and it is without question one of the best healthy restaurants in Utah County. Alongside Ivie Juice Bar, this small acai eatery makes the best smoothie bowls in the valley. Adding playful (yet healthful) options like blue spirulina and chia seed pudding to their bowls, their menu gives dessert vibes—as well as plenty of nutrition. However you choose to assemble your bowl (and there are tons of delicious options), the coconut chia pudding is essential. Don’t forget the nut butter, and pile it high with fresh fruit. Can’t decide what to add? Don’t sweat it. You’ll be back before you know it!
$$ Acai Bowls
1161 N Canyon Rd, Provo, UT 84604
7. Ivie Juice Bar
Ivie Juice Bar is an iconic Utah County juice bar, and one taste of their acai bowls will prove why. From smoothie and acai bowls to protein shakes and juices, this health bar focuses on nutrition without sacrificing taste. Started by a mother-daughter duo who hoped to show others the value of eating for health and energy, they’ve made healthy eating as delicious and fun as it is purposeful. The honest truth is that the entire menu is amazing. But to help you narrow things down, the Beach Babe and Poison are two favorites. The Beach Babe has such a fresh yet tart taste, thanks to the smooth and creamy acai base, and is topped with loads of fresh fruit. The Poison is much more decadent, with cocoa and peanut butter that totally satisfies the sweet tooth.
Ivie Juice Bar
$$ Juice Bars & Smoothies, Acai Bowls
45 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84601
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Using fresh ingredients, Zao is putting a spin on Asian flavors with a modern approach to fast-casual fusion. Think dishes like Guacamame (guacamole made with both avocado and edamame), and you have the right idea! This restaurant has quickly spread throughout Utah, no doubt because of its accessible, health-forward menu that’s equally delicious. Much of the menu is a make-your-own format, with the chicken and tofu being some of the tastiest protein options. Their bowls with rice are one of the most popular menu items, but the banh mi wraps are also spectacular. While not especially reminiscent of a true banh mi, these wraps are nevertheless packed with bright notes and hearty fillings, from protein to rice and plenty of veggies.
Zao Asian Cafe – Orem
$ Asian Fusion, Salad, Tacos
A staple to Utah Valley fast-casual dining, Aubergine has made a name for itself as one of the best healthy restaurants around. Founded in 2014, Aubergine focuses on nutrition with the mantra “eat better, feel different.” Their entire menu is filled with everything from bowls to pizzas—all packed with ingredients you can feel good about eating. The menu is expansive, and nearly anything you order will be delicious. However, there’s something especially satisfying about their classic Mediterranean bowl, spicy coconut curry, and pita sandwich. Last, but certainly not least, it’s not a proper trip to Aubergine without stocking up on their cheesebread.
4. Vegan Sun
Located in the heart of Provo, Vegan Sun is a charming all-vegan restaurant with a delicious menu of curries and noodle dishes. While Vegan Sun has plenty of options, they do tofu and veggies best. We strongly recommend ordering the Curry Warrior Rice, which is, simply put, the best thing on the menu. Beautifully spongy tofu absorbs the earthy, warmly spiced curry, with crisp veggies and pickled carrot and daikon that add brightness. There’s a solid argument that this is one of the best curry dishes in Utah County, and no question at all that it’s one of the best healthy bites around.
$$ Vietnamese, Salad, Ramen
225 W Center St, Provo, UT 84601
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3. Ginger’s Garden Cafe
A hidden gem in southern Utah County, Ginger’s Garden Cafe is a health restaurant and store sitting just off Springville main. With a charming atmosphere that sets this cafe apart, its food takes the spotlight. Its mostly vegan menu celebrates fresh vegetables and wholesome ingredients, all of which are transformed into flavorful dishes that are delicious no matter your diet. When you order, a few favorites are the mango chicken salad, grilled veggie sandwich, and ginger cashew smoothie. The mango chicken salad’s curry dressing and tangy mangoes are to die for, and the grilled veggie sandwich brings new life to roasted veggies.
Ginger’s Garden Café
$ Live/Raw Food, Vegan, Vegetarian
188 S Main St #1849, Springville, UT 84663
2. Zulu Piri Piri
Since 2018, Zulu Piri Piri Chicken Grille has been serving African-inspired chicken and sides as one of the best fast-casual restaurants in the valley. Created with the goal to bring South African Ubuntu culture to the states, the restaurant aims to connect people over food—both in the restaurant and through their meal-for-a-meal program. The dishes at Zulu aren’t just flavorful and good for you, but they do good too. Order the chicken on the bone for a taste of what Zulu does best. This mouthwatering on-the-bone bird is paired with a crisp, refreshing mango salad that offers the perfect balance to its savoriness. If you’re in the mood for more veggies, opt for their grilled chicken bowl. Flavorful and filling, it’s one of the yummiest salads around.
Zulu Piri Piri Chicken Grille – Lehi
2951 Club House Dr, Lehi, UT 84043
1. Redmond Farms
With a clear priority on nutritious food, Redmond Farms is the very best healthy restaurant in Utah County. Tucked in the back of the Redmond Farms Heritage Store, this small cafe serves incredible food, all of which you can feel great about eating. They are only open for breakfast and lunch, closing at 4 p.m. each day, so be sure to stop by before they close and plan for plenty of return visits. Order their Spicy Avocado Burger, packed to the brim with sprouts, for a hearty, feel-good lunch, and don’t forget to order a side of their garlic and herb fries. Fried in coconut oil, these fries are crispy, light, and so, so flavorful. Breakfast is just as good, featuring oatcakes that are truly mouthwatering.
$$ Farmers Market, Health Markets