The Top 4 Healthy, Organic Restaurants in Peoria, IL

The largest city on the Illinois River, Peoria has more than 9,000 acres of parks, which include the Peoria Zoo, Luthy Botanical Garden and five public golf courses. You’ll also find a number of organic, farm-to-fork restaurants there.

Here are our top 4 recommended healthy restaurants in Peoria, Illinois:

One World

1245 West Main Street
Peoria, Illinois 61606

Offering Midwest hospitality with international flavor, you’ll find menu items such as Thai Noodle Salad, Falafel Salad, Psychedelic Salad, and Southwestern Salad. Sandwiches include World Turkey Club, Cajun Fish Sandwich, and the Vegetarian Impossible Burger. Entrees include Balsamic Citrus Salmon, Eggplant Lasagna, and Spicy Cajun Pasta.

You’ll also find Wraps, Melts, Burgers, and Pizza on the menu. They offer a vegetarian and gluten-free selection, as well.

Radish Kitchen

1200 West Main Street
Peoria, Illinois 61606

With a plant-based, vegan focus, Radish Hub offers popular menu items such as Tofu Summer Roll, Quinoa Salad, Mac & Kim-chz, Pesto Pasta Salad, and Peanut Noodle Bowl. Other selections include Beet Chips (dehydrated slices of beet seasoned with a touch of organic salt); Pineapple Salad (kale, spring greens, pickled onions and radishes, broiled chili pineapple, jalapeno, carrots, red pepper, and hemp); and more.

CoreLife Eatery

5040 North Big Hollow Road
Peoria, Illinois 61615

CoreLife Eatery serves up made-from-scratch meals with real, whole foods and ingredients that are free from GMOs, trans fats, artificial colors, sweeteners, and other artificial additives. Look for fresh, hearty salads, grain bowls, bone broth bowls, warm rice bowls, soups, and protein-packed plates. Their selections are friendly to vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, Keto, Paleo, and Whole30 diets.

Try the Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl (spinach, quinoa, black beans, chickpeas, red salsa, cotija, tortilla strips, cilantro. Mexican crema); Greek Chicken & Quinoa Salad (grilled chicken, chopped romaine, falafel, tzatziki sauce, cucumbers, tomatoes, hummus, feta. Cucumber basil dressing); Tuna Poke Fire Bowl (tuna poke with miso sesame ginger dressing, purple rice, avocado, spicy sprouts, pickled jalapeños, pickled cabbage, sesame seeds, spicy fire sauce).

EatandEvolve Bistro

5832 Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, Illinois 61614

EatandEvolve offers a rotating menu of over 50 meal options that you order a week in advance for delivery to your home. Plans can be tailored to your dietary needs. Meals will arrive your doorstep between 6pm and 9pm, and are safe in thermal insulated bags up to 3 hours after delivery. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu options are available.

A sample week’s menu might include Spinach and Goat Cheese Frittata, gluten-free Chicken Florentine crepes; Cranberry Chicken, Chicken Stew, Lean Turkey Chili, Beef Bourguignon, Steak and Quinoa Bowl, Chimichurri Pork with Quinoa Salad, and Citrus Shrimp with Turmeric Rice and Broccoli.

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