The Top 5 Healthy, Organic Restaurants in Boise, Idaho

The largest city in Idaho, Boise is a warm and inviting cultural city. Here you’ll find a surprising mix of traditional and modern menus inspired by the Pacific Northwest culture. We think you’ll enjoy the variety of healthy restaurants this city has to offer.

We are happy to announce our Top 5 selections for healthy, organic restaurants in Boise:

Juniper

211 North 8th Street
Boise, Idaho 83702
208-342-1142

Open for lunch and dinner, The Juniper features a seasonal menu inspired by coastal European and Pacific Northwest cuisine. Dinner entrees include Pancetta and Raclette “MAC” (Ferranti’s Tripolini Pasta, Peas, Gruyere Cheese Sauce, Focaccia Crumb, Caramelized Onions), gluten-free Mushroom Risotto (Peas, Pesto, Cauliflower/, Pea shoots, Chevre, Olive Tapenade), and Idaho Trout (marble potatoes, lemon butter sauce Castelvetrano olives, Marcona almonds, apple-fennel slaw, fresh herbs).

Locavore

3110 South Brown Way
Boise, Idaho 83706
208-338-8887

Located in Bown Crossing, Locavore was established in 2010 as a neighborhood bistro and cafe open 7 days a week. Their focus is scratch-made, wholesome, heathy and farm fresh food delivered daily.

Brunch is served daily from 8AM until 2PM PST. Favorite items include a variety of amazing dishes like their version of Eggs Benedict (try the Nova Scotia lox with two gently poached eggs, capers and sautéed onions with dill hollandaise on a toasted “everything” bagel), or the gluten-free Chilaquiles (black bean pico on a bed of flash-fried corn tortilla chips topped with two eggs your way, avocado, melted cheddar, and cilantro lime sour cream or make it vegan and sub turmeric tofu for the eggs).

Lunch options include Sweet Potato Lentil Burger (house made gluten free/vegan burger with curry ketchup, greens, tomato and red onion), Bohemian (avocado, tomato, greens, vegan cheese, sunflower seeds, and Dijon aioli on toasted multi-grain bread) and Brunch Burger (grass fed burger, crispy pork belly, melted Havarti, pickled onion and arugula – topped with a fried egg and hollandaise spread).

Boise Juice Company

983 East Parkcenter Boulevard
Boise, Idaho 83706
208-853-2229

Locally owned and family operated, the Boise Juice Company features organic cold pressed juices, smoothies, and açaí bowls. Favorites include the Popeye Blend Acai Bowl (Açaí, Strawberry, Blueberry, Banana, Pineapple, Kale, Spinach, Apple Juice), Chocolate Cherry Cashew Acai Bowl (Açaí, Strawberry, Blueberry, Banana, Cherry, Cashew Butter, Chocolate Almond Milk) and PitayaDoodle Blend (Dragon Fruit a/k/a Pitaya, Strawberry, Banana, Date, Cashew Butter, Cinnamon, and Almond Milk).

High Note Café

225 North 5th Street
Boise, Idaho 83702
208-429-1911

A 100% plant-base restaurant, High Note uses no microwaves or freezers, but focuses steadfastly on healthy food prepared fresh every day.

All-day brunch menu includes Breakfast Tacos, Breakfast Burritos and Sandwiches, and Brunch Torta (spiced black bean puree, seasoned and scrambled organic tofu, pickled jalapenos, avocado salsa and homemade mozzarella on homemade bread, served with orange wedges).

For lunch, try the Habanero Cream Melt (grilled homemade seitan, habanero cream sauce, and homemade mozzarella cheese on homemade bread), Rosemary Seitan (grilled homemade seitan tossed in balsamic vinegar and rosemary salt, lettuce, tomato, rosemary black pepper aioli, balsamic glaze on homemade bread), or Veggie Pita (soft pita bread loaded with hummus, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, kalamata olives, pepperoncini, parmesan and drizzled with balsamic reduction and herb infused olive oil).

Fork Restaurant

199 North 8th Street
Boise, Idaho 83702
208-287-1700

The Fork’s “loyal to local” pledge is their commitment to source key ingredients from local Boise and Northwest farmers, ranchers, bakers, distillers, brewers, producers, and cheese makers.

Favorite menu items include Idaho Rainbow Trout (herbed farro, topped with summer citrus), Spring Pea & Mascarpone Ravioli (Boise’s Ferranti Fresh ravioli pillows lightly tossed in butter, topped with grated parmesan, crispy leeks & toasted cashews), and Roasted Huli Huli Chicken (1/2 Regal Crest organic chicken house-brined then slow roasted. Served over brown butter mashed potatoes, roasted baby carrots, Huli Huli pan sauce).



About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling.

The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, vetted healthy restaurants all across America.

You can read about James’ personal journey as a cancer survivor in his best-selling book, I Used To Have Cancer. For more information about The Templeton Wellness Foundation, visit https://templetonwellness.com/. You’ll find inspiring stories of other cancer survivors along with video interviews with top experts from around the world in the integrative and functional medicine arena as they bring the latest leading-edge health and healing information to the holistic treatment and prevention of cancer.