In light of the New Year—when health resolutions are understandably abundant—it’s only right to highlight some of the best local smoothie shops and juiceries whose drink creations help to make the transition into a healthier lifestyle more doable. Here are some of the best in Iowa.
Lifestyle Juices has a vision of targeting health conscious consumers and providing them with convenient, fast-food alternatives that are packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Through this mission, the brand offers affordable beverages made with 100 percent natural fruits and vegetables. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/lifestylejuicebar.
Evolve Juicery and Kitchen
Evolve Juicery and Kitchen is a unique company that offers visitors a whole-body solution when it comes to achieving fitness and health goals. Evolve is the only meal delivery company to have an on-staff doctor, an on-staff trainer, numerous classically trained culinary chefs and, of course, world-class juices and other health drink alternatives. For more information, visit www.eattoevolve.com.
Smash Juice Bar & Eatery
Located in the heart of North Liberty, Smash Juice Bar & Eatery offers healthy farm-to-table meals at a modern pace. The team behind the brand understands that life is busy—but that doesn’t mean we should have to sacrifice our health or fitness at the expense of that. Its cold-pressed juices, drinks and smoothie options act as alternatives that afford people the chance to live healthy at whatever pace of life they maintain. For more information, visit www.smaashjuicebars.com.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
Tropical Smoothie Cafe boasts bold, flavorful smoothies–like the Island Green and Sunrise Sunset–with a healthy appeal, all made-to-order with quality ingredients. The cafe also serves toasted flatbreads, wraps, sandwiches, quesadillas and bowls are made to suit everyones’ tastes with quality meats, fresh produce and flavorful sauces. For more information, visit www.tropicalsmoothiecafe.com.
The Juice Company
The Juice Company proudly crafts premium-quality smoothies and juices from a cornucopia of juicy, succulent fruits and crisp, colorful vegetables. The company prides itself on producing “all the goodness of Mother Nature with no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives” in each and every cold-pressed juice and health drink. In fact, they even plant, grow and harvest wheatgrass from their own organic seed. For more information, visit www.juicecompanydsm.com.