Indulging in sweet things are one of the best parts of life and with healthy treats becoming more popular, we say why not indulge more often?! Take your pick from chocolate protein brownies to pancakes and not-ella crepes, the options are seemingly endless. So treat yourself, minus the guilt, with our top picks for wholesome treats in Sydney.
Healthy food delivered right to your doorstop is the definition of nourishing convenience. Youfoodz offers freshly cooked meals and snacks that guarantee that you will never need to eat frozen food again. Choose from meals like The Big Brekkie and butter chicken, or munch on some nutritious treats like their protein brownie and sweet potato wedges. Whatever you choose, you won’t get bored with their range of delicious meals and healthy treats.
Booza specialise in traditional Turkish mastic ice-cream that has a distinctive stretch and texture. Turkish delight, Fig Jam with Walnut, and Roasted Pistachio are just a few of the unique flavours on offer from their original range. Their dairy-free, sugar-free coconut milk ice-cream is also sure to satisfy any sweet tooth without the guilt, with flavours like chocolate, vanilla bean and green tea. They also do delivery, which means you can please your late night (or anytime) ice-cream cravings.
Cool down from the summer sun in North Bondi at Speedo’s café. They offer CocoWhip, which is freeze-dried coconut water complete with the velvety texture of frozen yoghurt without the dairy. With nourishing flavours to match like, maqui, cacao and matcha green tea, CocoWhip is definitely smooth, sweet heaven in a cup.
Nestled behind The Stables in Surry Hills is Venus Wholefoods café. With the freshest produce and healthy happy bodies in mind, they offer everything from Single Origin coffee, to unique superfood salads bursting with flavour. If you’re after a sweet treat, their rotating range of home made treats are always good especially when the banana cake is involved.
Healthy wholesome cafes are currently all the rage, and Bloom in Mosman is no exception. With gluten-free, dairy-free, wheat-free, vegetarian, vegan and organic menu options, you can fill up with a clean conscious. If you’re on the run, try their energy-packed brown rice balls, gluten-free banana bread or lemon polenta cupcakes to keep you going throughout the day.
Sprout Wholefood Cafe
Sweet pillows of yummy-goodness perfectly describe the buckwheat pancakes with cashew cream, seasonal fruits and coconut syrup at Sprout Wholefood Café in Naremburn. Their mission is to offer a health conscious space where customers can enjoy a relaxing atmosphere surrounded by friends, family and wholesome foods. If, for some (unknown) reason, pancakes are not your thing, then they also have an extensive breakfast, lunch and kids menu filled with nutrient-packed goodies to choose from.
Egg of the Universe
Egg of the Universe in Rozelle doesn’t just make amazing eggs. Their menu is inspired by the changing seasons and beautiful produce that each one brings. Their Autumn fruit cobbler features a warming combination of apple, rhubarb and berries baked with a gluten free crust and served with cream. They also have a range of smoothies, fermented drinks, salads and sandwiches to keep all those healthy foodies happy all year-round.
Sadhana Kitchen is Sydney’s first organic wholefoods and raw foods café, where everything is made with loving-hands and organic seasonal produce. Chocolate can, and should be, a part of everyone’s life, especially now with their not-ella crepes. If you’ve worked hard and deserve an extra decadent treat, then go for their fully-raw seven course degustation or fancy high tea.
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