Lunch Crunch

Satisfy your cravings with these good-for-you lunch picks for takeout and delivery across the Palm Beaches.

Sorry, french fry addicts, but there’s no more justifying those gluttonous weekday lunches with a time-crunch excuse. A myriad of local eateries now offer healthy lunch options readily available for takeout and delivery. Hit up these spots for dishes that work with your hectic schedule and #dietgoals when midday hunger hits.

Meraki Juice Kitchen

Persona: Popular vegan outpost Christopher’s Kitchen pleases fans of its addictive dishes at its sister restaurant, Meraki Juice Kitchen, where superfoods are king.

Picks: Hit the grab-and-go area for items like the Thai wrap with an almond-ginger dipping sauce or the taco salad with macadamia cheddar and cashew cheeze. Don’t forget to grab a fresh-pressed juice or vegan doughnut hole.

Platforms: GrubHub, UberEats, Delivery Dudes; call-ahead ordering. 

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Prep Kitchen

Persona: Aliza Byrne was constantly making herself salads during hectic days at Kitchen, the restaurant she co-owns with her husband, chef Matthew Byrne, and saw the need for a grab-and-go destination.

Picks: Fan favorites include the St. Tropez turkey sandwich with Boursin, avocado, sprouts, and garlic aioli, and The Veg salad, with quinoa, chickpeas, butternut squash, avocado, and beets.

Platforms: Salads are ready for grab-and-go; call ahead for made-to-order sandwiches.

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3 Natives

Persona: Originally renowned for its açai bowls, 3 Natives’ fresh concept extends to wraps and salads with all proteins, hummus, mayonnaise, and dressings made from scratch daily with no preservatives or added sugar.

Picks: Pair a Greek hummus wrap or a Buffalo chicken wrap with cold-pressed juices like The Beet (beet, orange, apple, carrot) or Easy Greens (spinach, kale, celery, apple, cucumber).

Platforms: Delivery Dudes and Bite Squad at select locations; call ahead for to-go orders. 

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Field of Greens

Persona: FOG embraces health-conscious customization: Every salad can be made into a wrap and sandwiches can transform into a platter by removing the bread.

Picks: Get your greens on with FOG’s awesome salad creations, like the Full of Life, with arugula, spinach, roasted chicken, quinoa, craisins, almonds, tomatoes, mint, and feta, or the gluten-free vegan Asian quinoa salad with kale, avocado, cabbage, carrots, peppers, sprouts, edamame, and sunflower seeds. Save room for the famed vegan BFO (big fat Oreo).

Platforms: Delivery Dudes; online and call-ahead ordering.

Photo by South Moon Photography


Persona: This creative fast-casual eatery touts a 100 percent gluten-free menu with innovative items like avocado bowls, cauliflower crust pizzette, and alternative pasta creations.

Picks: Try The Texan pizzetta with a cauliflower crust, jalapeños, and chopped turkey bacon, or the “Low” Mein with butternut squash or zucchini noodles and veggies.

Platforms: Delivery Dudes; online and call-ahead ordering. 

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