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Hwealth Cafe
If you watch what you eat and don’t have the time to head out for a meal, here’s the best option. Shop online for healthy food from Hwealth Café that conjures up a plethora of delightful and delicious treats or order online. Veggie juice detox from fruit and detox cleansers and nutrition boosters offer a blend of wholesome choices — carrots, cucumber, spinach, celery, lauki, coriander and ginger juice with a hint of green chilli and black salt. Do try the triple red juice iron booster — watermelon, pomegranate and beetroot juice. And if high protein power smoothies are your go-to, go with quinoa. For mains, the grilled fish parsley-garlic sauce (380 calories) is served with veggies and brown rice on the side. The freshness is unmistakable. For dessert, a must-have is the low cal fresh fruit layered dessert (140 calories) – that is served in a small glass with layers of deliciously healthy and crunchy grape, date, orange, fig and carrot with a swirl of honey-cinnamon low-fat yogurt sauce. The online menu provides an exact calorie count — fat, carb and protein too. There are energy breakfast variations too. If you want to go lower on the calorie scale, try their spinach melon seed soup which is just 150 calories. You have skinny starters like Hummus and Farm and Slender Entrees, low cal sandwiches, slim salads, low cal meal platters. Name it and you find it here.
Signature dishes: Try the wholewheat carrot cake (240 calories), tangy grilled chicken in sesame salad, grilled fish with parsley-garlic sauce and low cal fresh fruit layered dessert.
Location: 837, 11th Cross, 27th Main, HSR Layout, Sector 1 and HWealth Café, 474, 1st cross, KHB colony, 5th Block, Koramangala and HSR Layout.
Wallet factor: Meal for two Rs 1,000 The pricing is reasonable  (Rs 100 to Rs 300) for a dish.

The name of the restaurant hints at what’s in store — healthy and clean grub. Carrots is an exclusively vegan eatery in nammooru that serves Italian and North Indian food. Well, we wouldn’t want to disclose everything about the place, but here’s a clue: A visit here would not make you regret eating meat or rich dairy products. This vegan restaurant is not just popular for well-thought-out cuisine and diet chaat, but also for its simplistic and cozy interiors. The cafe promotes organic farming, so most items on the menu are made out of farm fresh produce. What’s important is that the cafe does not advocate frying food. So, everything on the menu is either baked, boiled or just rustled up by tossing! The signature carrots dips (which come in different variants) are perfect accompaniments to the wedges, salads, stuffed zucchini, rice paper rolls and other delectable sides.
Signatures: Special skewers, tofu pizzas,  palak chat, hot chocolate with soy milk, herbal tea.
Location: 607, Ground and first Floor, 80 Feet Road, 6th Block, Koramangala
Wallet factor: Rs 1,000 for two people

If peace is what you like, Yogisthaan Cafe should not be missed The concept cafe-cum-store nestled in a corner in Indiranagar, is completely organic, green and healthy. The spacious cafe gives off positive vibes with a variety of seating options between benches, couches and even hammocks! It is perfect for an evening of detox. The food spoils you with it’s choices! The cafe offers different kinds of healthy juices, snacks and appetisers that focus on healthy eating.
Signatures: The vitamin shots, 10 grain bread, Quinoa Bhel and Masoor Chilla, Quinoa tabouleh and detox tea.
Location: 89, 11th Cross, 60 Feet Road, Near BDA Complex, Off Double Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore
Wallet factor: Meal for two Rs 600

Millet Cafe
Whether you’re into superfoods or are just looking to eat healthy, this could be your go-to place! Tucked in a quaint lane in JP Nagar and surrounded by green trees, Vaathsalya Millet Cafe is a haven for health freaks. Try their millet-based thali alongwith the Aralu Majjige, buttermilk with puffed rice and sprouted fenugreek. Vaathsalya means ‘love and care’ and each of the dishes served here are traditionally prepared using millets, sprouts, and other natural ingredients. You can also buy packets of ragi and millets to make your own preparation at home. We liked their ragi popcorn and flavoured ragi malt mixes. The gluten-free menu boasts of Choco Malt, a chocolate-flavoured ragi malt and other millet shakes. The thali comprises of a rice dish, jowar rotis and curries that change daily with mint chutney on the side. We liked the ridge gourd curry, peas curry and raw banana raita. We also liked the Navara Khichdi made with healthy Navara rice with generous helping of veggies mixed in the rice. Those with a sweet tooth don’t need to go on a guilt trip as even the desserts here are healthy.
Signatures: The Baragu Payasa, kheer made with proso millet.
Location: #277, 15th cross, Outer Ring Road, J P Nagar 5th Phase.
Wallet factor: Meal for two Rs 450.

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