Eat Healthy, Not Boring 💁🏼

Who said healthy food has to be boring? Here are some spots that offer low kJ meals BIG on flavour. Bring on the health (and Liven Cash!)

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As we've already established, Melbourne is one of the best places in Oz to be a vegan.

This list takes it a step further and introduces unconventional dishes to order when you want to eat out and still be healthy.


Jian Bing Crepe | Orient East

St Kilda
Malaysian • Breakfast • Lunch
Eat & earn 30% Liven Cash

Don't we all love a good Asian fusion from time to time? Orient East does a mean Malaysian breakfast crepe with an attitude. (Psssst, crepes are low carb in comparison to pancakes, am I right?)

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Ugh, that yolk porn tho. The Jian Bing Crepe comes with pork floss, perfectly cooked egg yolks, you tiao donuts, hoisin and chilli coriander with a side of toast.

Where else can you Jian Bing for brekkie?!

An even healthier choice would be the foo yee tofu congee that'll keep you full throughout the day! Served with black olive mustard, shredded ham and them signature you tiao donuts, I want 'em and I want 'em NOW.

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Japanese Avo on Multigrain | Sardi

Hawthorn
Modern Australian • Brunch • Breakfast
Eat & earn 25% Liven Cash

Melbos sure love their smashed avo on toast, but have you ever tried a Furikake coated avocado? (Sardi's got both!)

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These guys at Sardi Cafe keep their healthy choices interesting with a Black Rice Bowl, Detox Brunch Salad with wasabi peas and Polenta Porridge with mushroom four ways on their veg-friendly menu.

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Mama's Cevapi Cigars | Mama Marija's Cafe

South Yarra
Brunch • Catering • All Day Breakfast
Eat & earn 25% Liven Cash

I didn't know eating cigars was a thing, either.

But this... this is Mama's Balkan classic. Homemade cevapi served with grilled eggplant and paprika relish with warm flatbread and Greek salad.

For those who aren't familiar, cevapi is a grilled dish of minced meat (a skinless sausage, basically) found traditionally in the countries of southeastern Europe.

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Zucchini Strip "Pasta" | Sauced

Windsor / Camberwell / Chadstone
Italian • Pasta • Breakfast
Eat & earn 25% Liven Cash

For a long time coming, we've developed the impression that pasta is a heavy meal loaded with carbs. Sauced Pasta Bar offers pasta that's light on guilt. Yes, this means you can build-your-own low-carb carbonora. You're welcome.

All but one of their sauces are gluten-free and they offer pasta swops for cauliflower rice, sweet potato or zucchini strips free-of-charge! That cauliflower rice is extra spesh, cause it's mixed with fresh herbs, citrus & white wine.

With spelt, wholemeal and gluten free pasta on offer, you'll be spoilt for the super healthy choice.

P.S. You need to try their amazing zero meat bolognese that's kind to animals.

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Vegan Spanish Paella | The Denn

Northcote
European • Dinner • Lunch
Eat & earn 25% Liven Cash

Almost everyone's favourite Spanish dish is the traditional paella, but how does the vegan one fare for taste?

Packed with saffron rice, string beans, roasted field mushroom, roasted capsicum, broccoli, green peas, olives, pumpkin, Spanish onion & roquette, the vegan paella here is suited for health junkies looking to try something different!

In fact, The Denn offers a modern Mediterranean menu that caters for all tastes and is inexpensively priced.

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Half n Half Poké + Coffee | The Poké Man

518 Little Bourke
Poké • Coffee • Breakfast
Eat & earn 20% Liven Cash

Poké your way to a healthier you in 2018. With the special option to half n half your base, you can mix rice with greens for the low carb choice.

Vegans needn't fret about their choice of protein, as The Poké Man has got more than enough inari tofu all of you. They've even got premium ingredients like masago (capelin roe) to up your poké bowl game. Top it off with some gluten-free hot sauce a.k.a sriracha.

Plus, you can get your poké AND specialty coffee in one stop. Pro-tip: $2.80 coffees before 11am!

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Falafel Commando Nourish Bowl | Sumo Salad

QV / Collins Place / Chadstone / Monash Caulfield / Melbourne Central
Salad • Vegetarian
Eat & earn 15% Liven Cash

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Gone are the days of boring ol' leaves for lunch. Sumo promises to bring you scrumptious salads and tasty greens, perfectly paired with a pressed juice or Kombucha.

With multiple options that are low carb, vegetarian and 97% fat free, you really can't go wrong. Loving the Asian fusion, too, with Vietnamese Chicken, Teriyaki Salmon and Warm Thai Beef on offer.

Sumo Salad is pioneering the flexitarian movement in fast food right now. This trend sweeping Australia is scientifically proven to aid weight loss by enjoying natural food and reducing meat consumption without excluding it. I mean, those commando nourish bowls are plant-powered for meat-free Mondays.

It's healthy fast food that's fuss-free from the deli, or designed by you. 'Nuff said.

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Low Carb Phở + Viet Coffee | Roll'd

Multiple Locations
Vietnamese • Coffee • Breakfast
Eat & earn 15% Liven Cash

Roll'd serves up family made Vietnamese food. Healthy, fresh & fast.

They've got low carb soldiers on offer in the form of tofu, barramundi and poached chicken breast rice paper rolls. AND you can opt for low carb pho too!

Many of us have never even heard of Banh Xeo - Viet pancakes, and Roll'd has got the vegetarian option of tofu and mushroom for those who're staying away from meat.

Pho soup and coffee - this combo's sort of like a liquid diet, but better.

Well, we know what we're havin' pho lunch (wink emoji)

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Go grab 'em guilt-free goodies.

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