We live in one of the culinary capitals in the Nation and one of the most popular cities in the world! There is literally temptation for people who love food on every single corner of Charleston. That makes it INSANELY hard to eat healthy! And you work so hard for that boss body!!
So we have compiled a list of places in Charleston that will feed that hunger without hurting that waistline. Guilt free dinning out!
Their "About" page says it all:
Use seasonal, local produce and the best ingredients to create food that’s nourishing and delicious, giving you tons of energy to pursue the things you love.
Basic Kitchen provides delicious, locally sourced meals that are inspired by spices and stories from around the world. Honest food that is good for you. What more could you ask for?
Address: 82 Wentworth St. Charleston, SC 29403
"Fresh local goodness" is the focus at Huriyali in downtown Charleston. "Huriyali's products are sourced from growers who care about the full spectrum of their products and the environment," their website proclaims. If Acai bowls are your thing, this stop is a MUST!! With their delicious dishes made with fresh local ingredients from the low country combined with a hippy, floral vibe, you will be nourishing your body AND soul in no time.
Address: 401 Huger St, Charleston, SC 29403
If you are vegan or vegetarian, Dellz Uptown is your heaven. From smoothies, salads, and bowls to wraps, burgers and pizzas (and even Vegan nachos) you can get your freakin vegan food coma on! This place makes eating healthy mouth watering and totally guilt free. Get your cute butt here asap
Address: 511 Rutledge Ave Charleston, South Carolina 29403
Xiao Bao Biscuit is THE place for exquisite Asian "Soul Food". Dishes are inspired from China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Favorite part of the website? "All prepared locally & inspired by kick-ass grandmothers everywhere." Who doesn't love eating the healthy comfort food our grandparents use to serve up?! The menu changes seasonally, with rotating daily specials so everything is as fresh as possible. Fresh fish, vegetables and grains that are prepared in a way that you don't believe its healthy? Done and Done.
Address: 224 Rutledge Avenue @ corner of Spring Street Charleston, SC
Poke bowls are all the rage now and with places like Beech leading the charge, we welcome this trend with open arms!! "Natural eats, creative techniques" is their motto and they follow it to the T. Clean and healthy eating is totally doable with the help of Beech and their raw and fresh, and unaltered food. Get all the energy you need to conquer your day by starting it off at Beech :)
Address: 315 King Street Between George and Liberty Charleston, SC 29401