For many people, eating out is a way to relax and socialize. But if you are watching your weight or just are concerned with healthy eating, dining out can be a challenge. A restaurant in Marikina City offers a healthy options meals.
Chef Lucy Cafe offers meals that are authentic, organic and homemade. It serves sumptuous healthy choices for you be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. Here are the lists of my favorite meals that they offer:
1.Mushroom Bagel Burger
This is not your traditional burger that adds you much calorie, this make it easier for your waistline. Mushrooms are the perfect meat substitute. They’re meaty in texture, earthy flavored similar to grilled taste that let’s you crave more without hitting up the scale.
The mushroom burger patty includes red beet bagel, tomato, onion, greens and cheese. Perfect for breakfast or snack.
2. Creamy Mushroom Tinapa Pesto
Pesto sauce ingredients includes olive oil and pine nuts which is higher in calories because they have a high fat content. However, what makes this food considered healthy is that the fat is unsaturated.
Chef Lucy Cafe twist for this pesto pasta is way more creamier added with crushed tinapa flakes that even your kids can crave.
3. Citrus Mushroom and Cashew
A packed dish olive oil-based pasta with mushrooms, roasted cashew and a zesty twist. A squeeze of lemon, lime or orange make this food healthier. When combined with olive oil, this dish offers a creamy coating for noodles that is low in sodium and offers light in calories.
4. Florentine Prawn Hofan
Looks classy! Mixed with Hofan noodles, sundried tomatoes and prawns this pasta is equipped with rich flavor of tomato sauce and fresh arugulas. A light meal that you can have it either breakfast, lunch or dinner. It is packed with healthy nutrients.
5. Laing Lasagna
Yes you read it right. This is Laing Lasagna. Who would have thought laing and lasagna can be mixed?
Laing Laing” (or Natong) is a spicy dish that is Coconut milk (or cream) based with dried taro leaves. With laing’s flavor of a bit spicy and creamy pasta sauce this make it a perfect blend. Indeed, a Bicolano dish meets an all time favorite pasta.
6. Adobo Ala Chef Lucy
This is my favorite dish in Chef Lucy. As a Filipino, who wouldn’t love adobo?
Chef Lucy Cafe offers a Marikina style adobo along with egg, atsara and black rice. The authenticity that blends with the chicken meat and sauce lets you order more rice. The good side is, it is paired with black rice that contains important antioxidant Vitamin E, which is useful in maintaining eye, skin, and immune health.
The cafe also offers healthy smoothie beverages, coffees, salad, pancakes and sandwiches.
This healthy artichokes cups is also a must try.
A free coffee for senior citizens is available between 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Monday to Thursday with food purchase.
Chef Lucy Cafe is located at Mayor Gil, Fernando Avenue, Marikina City. For full list of menu and contacts visit their Facebook page.
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Your choices will either make or break you. Choose to be healthy.