Food and Drink

Clean Eating in West Michigan

By: Kelly Brown

We all want to start the New Year with a clean eating routine but sometimes the holiday spirit can carry on into January a little too long. Before you know it, it’s February 1st. It’s never too late to change things up! Eating intuitively is a practice that takes patience and routine. Luckily, West Michigan is booming with places to help you out along the way. Meal prep can be a beast (and a big bummer on Sunday evenings!). Our top tip for clean eating success is to incorporate a few pre-made meals into your meal prep throughout the week. Check out our partners for special SweatNet deals!

Lake Michigan Nutrition

  • Serving up good vibes, energizing tea, coffee, and shakes. You’ll have to visit more than once to experience all the amazing drinks on their menu.


Clean Juice

  • The perfect post-workout boost! Clean Juice features a wide selection of juice to-go, smoothies, acai bowls, and more. Bonus – they’re serving up lots of immune-boosting shots to keep you healthy through the winter months.


Malamiah Juice Bar

  • At Malamiah, they strive to provide a joyful environment that enhances the mood of all who interact with their business and delicious, nutritious foods. Their extensive menu offers bottled juices, smoothies, Acai Bowls, toast, oatmeal, grain bowls, salads, and more!


Sip Organic Juice Bar

  •  Sip offers high-quality, local, and sustainable juice, smoothies, and elixirs. They compost, recycle and produce very little trash. Check out their 3 and 5 day raw food detox.


Core Life Eatery 

  • Feed your soul with delicious, healthy, and clean food. Core Life makes it easy with a customizable menu that allows you to create your own plates, bowls, soups, and more. Power up with easy, quick, and delicious meals.


Root Functional Medicine

  • Eating clean has never been easier! The team at Root Functional Medicine has designed customized meal plans based on genomics and microbiome to help you restore wellness. Their team works with clients as consultants over a period of 3-6 months in order to find root causes and support you through a holistic healing plan.


Align Nutrition

  • Impacting the community with healthy shakes that are packed with 24g protein, 21 vitamins/minerals & under 250 calories, energizing teas that are loaded with vitamin B & protein iced coffee that is 15g protein, 100 calories, and only 4g sugar. Cheers to positiviTEA!


Fruition Acai & Juice Bar

  • Nothing tastes better before or after a workout than a fresh bowl of acai, fruit, and nut butter. The Acai bowls at Fruition are top-notch! Explore their full menu of juices, smoothies, avocado bowls, and more. Breakfast, lunch, or dinner are as easy as order, grab and go.


Bliss & Vinegar

  • Nourishing and filling salads & wraps? Sign us up! Bliss & Vinegar offers over 60 toppings with house dressings, made from scratch with zero preservatives. Eat healthy food that isn’t bland or boring and discover your bliss.


Vitality Bowls

  • Vitality Bowls specializes in making delicious açaí bowls, which are a thick blend of the açaí berry topped with organic granola and a selection of superfood ingredients. Additional antioxidant-rich menu items include smoothies, fresh juices, soups, salads, and panini. Fuel up for your next workout with their fresh and high-quality meals.


MIX | EGR

  • At MIX in East Grand Rapids, they believe in and are committed to creating a healthy and active community! They offer a wide menu of energizing teas, healthy shakes, and protein coffee to provide a simple and delicious way to stay healthy.


 

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Kelly Brown is a writer, marketer and fitness instructor located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She has over 10 years of experience coaching competitive gymnastics and cheerleading and has taught group fitness classes such as barre, pilates, mobility, and bootcamp. When she isn’t teaching or writing, she’s usually at a CrossFit class or hiking on a local trail.

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