New Henderson Eatery Presents Fresh Food Options
Greens & Proteins Healthy Kitchen and Juice Bar kicks off 2012 with a full menu of fresh and flavorful food offerings. Keeping resolutions made in the New Year is easier than ever with their affordable and health-conscious menu.
This modern and family-friendly café opened November 2011, Greens & Proteins offers a wide variety of fresh made-to-order soups, sandwiches, wraps, burgers, and pizzas all with a healthy twist. For the discerning eater, they offer vegan, raw and vegetarian-friendly meals as well as a full HCG Diet menu. Favorites include the Margherita Pizza with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, roasted garlic and basil; ordered with the Lavash crust it totals only about 305 calories. The Bison Cheese Steak is prepared with red onions, peppers and low-fat mozzarella. The Turkey Burger is made with Free-range turkey ground from scratch (not a frozen patty), alfalfa sprouts, lettuce, tomato and onions.
For the ultimate in custom-to-order dining, patrons can create a dish to fit their desired nutrition prescription with the “Build Your Own Meal” option, choosing from a selection of proteins, greens, grains and sauces. Proteins include a plethora of options like Bison, Filet Mignon, Ahi Tuna, Salmon and Ostrich that can be prepared to your liking. Spirulina and wakame salad, caramelized onions, kale and edamame are just some of the 14 greens choices, while grains include a variety of rices, cous cous, sweet potato mashed, quinoa and more. Aged balsamic reduction, spicy peanut sauce and other sauces can then be added to top the dish off.
Fresh and natural beverages are featured including a tasty line of Greens & Proteins Juices, fresh-blended smoothies and coffee drinks called Greens and Caffeines. Signature drinks start with the most popular Wellness Drink which consists of green grapes, green apple, pineapple, orange, lime, wheat grass, kale, spinach, collard greens, ginger, flax seed and ice. Another favorite is the Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Shake, made of soy or almond milk, cacao powder, dark chocolate chips, green cabbage, banana, avocado, kale, spinach, zucchini, flax seed, chia seeds, peanuts, honey, vanilla, and ice.
For those that want their coffee to be a little healthier there’s The Chocolate Veggiechino, a tasty puree of soy or almond milk, cacao powder, dark chocolate chips, whole flavored coffee beans, avocado, spinach, kale, collard greens, flax seed, raisins, vanilla, Stevia, and ice. The key is that these drinks are loaded with nutrient-dense vegetables yet still taste like guilty pleasures.
The wholesome array of fresh, made-to-order options help to battle the holiday bulge and satisfy day or night. Greens & Proteins Healthy Kitchen is open daily from 8 am to 10 pm. For more information call 702.541.7800 or visit www.greensandproteins.com. Greens & Proteins is located at 8975 S. Eastern Ave Las Vegas, NV 89123