547 6th Ave (@15th St.), New York, NY 10011 – greensymphonynewyork.com
Smoothies, salads, green rice rolls and noodles, this vegetarian oasis has a little bit of everything in the health food market. Order fresh and eat in, or grab and go on your way to work. If you’re hungry and want a delicious, clean bite near Union Square, this is the place to be!
NYC: GREENWICH VILLAGE
56 7th Ave, New York, NY 10011 – elmdrugs.com
Fresh organic produce, therapeutic grade essential oils (essencha earls), tons of homeopathic medicines, aisles of clean foods and a made-to-order organic juice bar: Elm Health (aka Elm Drugs) has been our go-to local grocery for years. And now that they carry EKG Project paleo treats? We love them even more! They take “natural grocer” to the next NEXT LEVEL. Whether you’re looking for Luna and Larry’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Coconut Bliss, Vega’s Sugar-Free Acai Berry Pre-Workout, Califia’s Cold Brew with Almond Milk or Seventh Generation 100% Recycled Paper Towels, Elm Health has it. Whether you’re in the hood, in need or need to know, you now know where to go.
NYC: HELL’S KITCHEN
431 W 37th (@ 10th Ave), New York, NY 10018 – brooklynfare.com
Located beside one of our fave boxing spots (TITLE Boxing Club), Brooklyn Fare is just like Emily’s muscles – super sneaky. Not only is this place SO much bigger than it looks on the outside, there is a three Michellin-starred restaurant in the back called Chef’s Table! So after working up an appetite winding around this mega market, throw on your new heels in aisle 6, hobble to the back and dine on one of the best tasting menus in the city.
NYC: MIDTOWN EAST
THE HEALTH NUTS
835 Second Ave (@44th St), New York, NY 10017 – manhattanhealthfoodstore.com
The Health Nuts aren’t lying in name a bit – one look inside and you’ll believe how obsessed they are with healthy and delicious. From local honeys and fresh kale to quinoa crackers and clean baby foods, that’s only the beginning, or the front we should say, of this hot spot. Head to the back for a fast and delicious organic juice bar and amazing hot bar. No matter what you’re looking for, you can always look here!
830 3rd Ave (@51st St), New York, NY 10022 – http://www.treehausnyc.com/
Seriously, there is on better place to lunch clean in this hood. You not only have the option of a fresh smoothie and salad bar, but you can also hit up two of their super long hot bars (gluten-free Fridays!), the killer sandwich bar or the awesome coffee shop bar. Or you can grab something from one of their many refrigerated and walled shelves. Honestly, if this place was there when we worked a block away…
NYC: MIDTOWN WEST
482 W 43rd St (@ 10th Ave), New York, NY 10036 – simplynaturalnyc.com
Hands-down one of the best guys around, owner Robert runs what truly is one of the best little health stores in NYC! From organic snack bars and coconut waters to all-natural laundry detergent and made-to-order smoothies & juices, this little gem has it all. Located just west of 10th Avenue, Simply Natural is full on Tina Turner (aka Simply The Best)!
470 W 42nd St (@10th Ave), New York, NY 10036 – http://www.treehausmima.com/
This place is STACKED! Honestly, they have an entire wall of crates filled with goodies, treat-packed shelves and buffets literally steaming with deliciousness. Sushi, coffee, yogurt, chips, local beer and some great music – Treehaus MiMa has edible and audible diversity covered. Grab a date for broadwayinthetreehaus.com or stop in for a 2am snack (Paleo donuts, obvi), Treehaus Mimi is open 24/7. Finally, Midtown West can claim that Paleo NYC never sleeps, either.
NYC: UPPER EAST SIDE
A MATTER OF HEALTH
1347 First Ave (@72nd), New York, NY 10021 – www.amatterofhealth.net
Located at the NorthWest corner of 72nd Street and First Avenue in NYC, A Matter of Health rarely, if ever, leaves one wanting for anything healthy! From tons of fresh, organic produce in the front to the aisles of shelves of healthy goods in the back, A Matter of Health has got literally everything we eat on the regular. Whether you’re a local stocking the fridge or a visitor quickly searching for a party tray, you can’t go wrong here!
1695 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10128 – www.elmdrugs.com
For high quality and high quantity choices of both food and body products in the Upper East Side, we look no further than Elm Health. Located on the southwest corner of 1st Avenue & 88th Street, this natural market is a Paleo lover’s dream. From grab-and-go Paleo and meal options to clean lotions and homeopathic remedies, Elm Health has got a little of everything for the city that expects just that!
ONLINE & CATERERS
NYC – locanut.com
NUTRITIONIST DESIGNED. CHEF CRAFTED. FOODIE APPROVED. Just when we thought truly healthy and actually convenient would never exist in the same sentence, Locanut saved the day. With a focus on REAL (food, results and service), this organic, sustainable, eco-friendly meal-delivery company is lead with love by a friend we trust with our own health!
GET HEALTHY AMERICA
148 Manetto Hill Rd, Plainview, NY 11803 – https://www.yelp.com/biz/get-healthy-america-plainview
As our sous-chef Paul would say, “Debbie Cohen knows what time it is.” Whether you’re on Weight Watchers, a gluten-free regimen or just looking to keep it natural, Get Healthy America has everything Plainview needs. With frequent shoppers cards, tastings and an incredibly helpful staff, this store has got you covered. Pop in, check it out and grab a Paleo donut or two :)!