What is The Best Healthy Eatery on Long Island?

Healthy person eating organic chickpea salad from bowl with fork at rustic bohemian restaurant. Getty Images

Many healthy eateries have popped up all over Long Island as this trend dominated the food industry over the last few years, but what is the best healthy eatery on Long Island?

Long Islanders voted Hummus Mediterranean the Best Healthy Eatery on Long Island in the 2021 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest! Panera Bread was the national winner in this category.

Rice bowl, salad bowl or pita and stuff it with falafel, chicken kebab, grilled shrimp among fresh and healthy ingredients produces a delicious and hearty meal or take home hummus and pita chips at Hummus Mediterranean. Hearty and delicious food here will be a certain hit with your family or go in and enjoy the varied specialites – there’s a small eating area to enjoy it on site. An eggplant salad is amazing so try it or check into a meal plan service if you want to switch to clean eating and make these Mediteranean dishes your regular diet. The staff is friendly so don’t be shy to ask about the cuisine. The menu is extensive. Food ordered here is always fresh and healthy.

And at Panera Bread, experience food as it should be. Since opening in 1980, Panera has grown from a small cookie shop in Boston to a nation-wide chain with more than 2300 locations throughout the United States and Canada. The health-conscious eatery is dedicated to serving clean food — meaning no artificial preservatives, sweeteners, flavors and no colors from artificial sources. Its meals are sourced from animals that are raised humanely, sustainably and without the use of antibiotics. From tasty sandwiches and nourishing grain bowls to hearty soups and nutritious salads, there’s a tasty meal waiting for everyone. And, of course, no trip is complete without a freshly-baked pastry! Stop into Panera bread for food you can truly feel good about!

Hummus Mediterranean is located at 1066 Main St, Holbrook. It can be reached at 631-615-2202 or hummusny.com

Panera Bread has multiple locations that can be found at panerabread.com

To find all the other 2021 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest winners, visit bestoflongisland.com Voting has now ended in the 2022 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest and winners will be announced soon. Nominate your favorite businesses and people in the 2023 contest through Aug. 15.

To read more Best of Long Island Spotlights, visit longislandpress.com/category/boli-spotlight

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