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Healthful Thinking: Mansfield-Area Spots with Tasty, Healthy Dishes

Feb 03, 2017 07:10AM ● By Melanie Heisinger

Ahi Poke Bowl. Image courtesy of Steve H. on

We all know the importance of eating healthy. Especially with the new year well underway, plenty of resolutions surround eating healthy and practicing healthier habits. However, it's about that time into the year where older, less healthy, habits start creeping back into life as the mundane routines kick in. Pizza becomes a more frequent meal, and greens get thrown to the wayside. 

Luckily, there are plenty of places in Mansfield that offer healthy -- and tasty! -- meals. We've compiled a few of them here for your consideration, so the urge to reach for the pizza can be at least a little bit resisted! 

Shawarma Guyz

Courtesy of the Shawarma Guyz Facebook. 
(682) 400-8111

1050 Country Club Dr
Mansfield, TX

Falafel Sandwich. Courtesy
of the Shawarma Guyz
Facebook page.

Shawarma Guyz is a restaurant located on a busy corner on Country Club Drive. They have a genuine taste of the Middle East, right here in Texas. Made with only the freshest ingredients daily, they have a promise to consistently deliver quality food. Their restaurant has an intimate and relaxed dining feel, offering a memorable food experience every time. Their Chefs have created a menu of dishes using the finest ingredients. Table service throughout for food and drinks. All the dishes on the menu are designed for sharing.

Healthy dishes include the Falafel Sandwich and the Chicken Shawarma, among so many others. 

To learn a little bit more about the Shawarma Guyz and the tasty, healthy dishes they offer, feel free to visit their website

Cafe Sicilia

Courtesy of the Cafe Sicilia Facebook Page.
(817) 419-2800

7221 Matlock Rd, Ste. 101 
Arlington , TX

Capellini broccoli in a
lemon-garlic sauce.
Courtesy of

Cafe Sicilia is a locally-owned Italian eatery serving up traditional Italian cuisine in a welcoming atmosphere. Choose from seafood specialties, pasta favorites, New York style pizzas, sub sandwiches, salads, and all the Italian fare you'd expect from an authentic Italian restaurant.

"This place is game over for Italian in the area. The restaurant has great decor, and it feels like a million dollar chain right when you walk in. The business is also BYOB - I love it." -- Grant K., Yelp

Healthier options for dishes include the Chicken Marsala, Capellini Broccoli and the Salmon Toscana

Visit Cafe Sicilia's website to see their full menu. 

Sprouts Springroll & Pho

Courtesy of Sprout's Springroll & Pho Facebook page.
(817) 473-7423

3806 E Broad St, Ste 124
Mansfield, TX

Image courtesy of the Sprout's
Springroll & Pho Facebook page.

Sprout's SpringRoll & Pho offers a unique selection of Springrolls and the tastiest Pho (the Vietnamese Noodle Soup) in town. They don't add any MSG and use only the freshest vegetables and ingredients in their food. They have a casual, contemporary setting, as well as try one of their many flavors of Boba Tea.

Sprout's Restaurant is proud to be family-owned and operated. Using only the finest ingredients and traditional recipes, they strive to bring creativity, flavor, and authenticity to every dish they create. 

Some of their healthy dishes include the Vegetable Pho and the Grilled Chicken Salad.

To learn more about their dishes, visit their website

Ahi Poke Bowl

(817) 200-6418

3701 S Cooper St, Ste 169
Arlington, TX

Salmon & Tuna Poke Bowl.
Courtesy of Yelp.

Owners, Chef Khang V. and his business partner Ronnie L. grew up together in Hawaii and are very familiar with how tasty and popular poke is. You can find them almost anywhere, from the neighborhood gas station to the local grocery store and even the big grocery chains. Now, it’s riding the biggest wave to the mainland with shops sprouting up across the country.

Ahi Poke Bowl is proud to be the first in Texas to bring you the popular Hawaiian poke bowl dish using the freshest and highest quality of sustainable ingredients. Their approach is simple, “FRESH C.A.T.C.H.” Their poke bowl meals are: COLORFUL, AFFORDABLE, TASTY, CUSTOMIZABLE, & HEALTHY.

"If your group is looking for something fresh, healthy, new, and good, check this place out. Even if you're not in the area, it is worth a drive, but if you're in the area, be cautioned that this may become your new "go to" spot." -- Jonathan S., Yelp

Their menu as a whole is incredibly healthy, as well as a build-your-own, but some tasty combo favorites include the Salmon Tuna Poke Bowl and the Hawaiian Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl.

Visit Ahi Poke Bowl's website to learn more about their tasty menu. 

The Olive Branch Express

Courtesy of Yelp.
(972) 829-8623

5224 S State Highway 360, Ste 240
Grand Prairie, TX

Combo Plate. Courtesy of Yelp.

The Olive Branch Express in Grand Prairie, TX creates divine Greek and Lebanese cuisine for a delicious lunch or dinner everyone can enjoy, from gyros, falafel, dolma, tabbouleh, and more. Their dishes are made from the freshest and finest ingredients around, and many of their options cater to the fitness-friendly crowd such as their juicy lamb or chick gyros, falafel, dolma, fresh tabbouleh, and more. Don’t forget to grab some of their Lebanese tea to complete your meal.

Some of their health-friendly dishes include their Combo Plates and their Gyro Bowls

To view their full menu of options, feel free to visit their website

Eterna Health Food Store

Co-Owners and founders Susanne & Kay.

(682) 518-1931

120 N Walnut Creek Dr, Ste 150
Mansfield, TX

"Mansfield's Own Health Food Store." Though Eterna isn't a restaurant, it's important to know that there are stores that are devoted solely to providing healthy foods and healthy alternatives to every day food items. They provide a with a wide array of quality foods and products, along with educational information & classes in a fun, positive and comfortable setting.

"Awesome little store! Kind and knowledgeable staff, they have just about everything you need. I wish there was one closer." -- Molochio H., Yelp

their website to find out more about their products and the classes that they offer. 

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