Eating healthy 24/7 can seem like a chore at times – but it doesn’t have to in Toronto.These Toronto restaurants make eating clean easy by dishing out fresh, wholesome options to keep you on track without sacrificing your most beloved weekend rituals
Here’s where to find the least greasiest breakfasts in Toronto.
Vegans, vegetarians, protein-seekers, and paleo eaters can all dine together at this Corktown cafeteria that doesn’t count calories, but rather makes calories count! At brunch, avocado toasts, veggie hash topped with poached eggs, power breakfast, and all the smoothies, elixirs, and caffeinated bevies you need to get the day started.
Address: 573 King Street East, Toronto
With multiple locations across the city, Fresh lives up to its name. This vegetarian spot dishes out healthy weekend brunch options that are served fresh using only natural ingredients. Options include gluten-free pancakes made with vegan butter, breakfast tacos, scrambled tofu, vegan sausage, and tempeh bacon.
Address: 147 Spadina Avenue, Toronto
Address: 90 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto
Address: 894 Queen Street West, Toronto
Address: 326 Bloor Street West, Toronto
While the local chain found prominently in The PATH is best known for quick fuel for the office, the street-level location on Spadina does all day breakfast! On the menu: waffles, smoothie bowls, steel-cut oats, congee, and more!
Address: 140 Spadina Avenue, Toronto
This hipster coffee shop has a good selection of healthy bites and even better espresso drinks. Look forward to homemade beet hummus, avocado toast (featuring roses that are almost too beautiful to eat), chia seed pudding, yummy baked goods, and more.
Address: 613 Queen Street West, Toronto
Satisfy cravings while still keeping it light at this two-story restaurant in Harbord Village. On offer, an abundance of local, flexitarian dishes made low in refined starches and sugars. The brunch menu features green kale bennies, breakfast burritos, and a line-up od smoothies and elixirs.
Address: 124 Harbord Street, Toronto
Say hello to healthy and tasty food options! At Hello 123 eating clean is never boring with plant-based brunch options on the menu like their namesake waffles made with gluten-free batter, topped with fresh fruit, hemp seeds, and coconut-cashew cream.
Address: 1122 Queen Street West, Toronto
Like the antithesis of greasy, easy breakfasts, Baddies deals in artful brunch dishes that like smashed avocado on sourdough toast, granola and yogurt with poached fruit, and thick-cut french toast served with a seasonal compote.
Address: 679 Lansdowne Avenue, Toronto
Established in 2014, Thrive Organic Kitchen & Cafe puts nutrition first. With creations from chef and owner David Perez, expect natural organic ingredients and lots of superfoods at this vegetarian spot. Popular choices include their gluten-free quinoa pancakes, butternut squash quesadillas, and thrive bowls served over brown rice.
Address: 3473 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Etobicoke
Address: 409 College Street, Toronto
The restaurant at Shops on Don Mills offers many healthy and balanced choices that you can feel good about. With a modern, clean space and a menu developed by Rose Reisman, this spot incorporates seasonal produce and locally-sourced ingredients to create wholesome from-scratch recipes.
On Sundays from 10:30 am to 3 pm this place also does a brunch buffet and enjoy perks like made to order omelettes, fresh seafood, a salad station, homemade soups, baked goods and more.
Address: 7 Marie Labatte Road, Toronto