In the health conscious world we live in today, it seems a little strange that we still throw caution to the wind whenever we travel, eating whatever we like, no matter what the cost to our health. It is understandable, however, because who wants to count calories and watch the fat content when there’s so much delicious food out there, especially in and around Scottsdale where Mexican food reigns supreme! The good news is, when visiting our desert town, you can still eat like calories don’t matter when you sample the delights of the five best healthy restaurants in Scottsdale!

Original Chop Shop, 7158 East 5th Avenue

How happy are we that healthy no longer has to mean bland and tasteless? We are extremely happy, of course, and when you visit the Original Chop Shop, you will be even more delighted! Offering bountiful breakfasts, powerful protein bowls for lunch, and a sweet selection of juices, protein shakes, and acai bowl, your taste buds will be tantalized when sampling the treats served here!

Flower Child, 10460 North 90th Street

Even the name of this unique eatery makes us happy, and the large vegan selection will make your soul sing, but if you’re a die-hard carnivore, never fear. Any of the vegan and vegetarian dishes offered also can have meat added to them, satisfying every member of your traveling party!

D-Lite Healthy on the Go, 2613 North Scottsdale Road

We’ve been told our entire lives that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and D-Lite not only agrees—they think you should be able to get breakfast whenever you want! Their all day breakfast menu includes tasty breakfast sandwiches made with fresh and local ingredients, while their extensive regular menu features a delicious selection of wraps, sandwiches, salads, and more!

Farm and Craft Scottsdale, 4302 North Scottsdale Road

While the outside of this inviting restaurant is typical Arizona architecture, when you open the door and walk inside, it feels as if you have stepped into a midwestern farm house. Cheerful, warm, and welcoming, the food served here is healthy, locally sourced, and exquisitely prepared. Do your taste buds a favor and try the Rustic Farm Salmon.

The Herb Box, 20707 North Pima Road #140

This last eatery on our list of healthy restaurants may be a bit of a drive from your Parsons Villas vacation rental, but we think you’ll find it’s worth it! Serving a weekend brunch that stars very healthy and very delicious Cinnamon Buckwheat Pancakes and also featuring a large vegan and vegetarian selection on their lunch and dinner menus, the meals served here satisfy your soul and your taste buds!

Choose Parsons Villas for Your Vacation Accommodations

Coming home to a light shining in the living room of your Parsons Villas vacation escape completes the Scottsdale experience. Warm, welcoming, and designed for families like yours, it doesn’t get any better than this. Reserve yours today!

With so many different people from around the United States moving and migrating to Arizona and the Scottsdale area over the past few decades, this has truly created a melting pot of sorts in Scottsdale’s culinary scene. With so many different techniques, flavors, and cooking styles from around the country and around the world coming together, Scottsdale offers meals unlike anywhere else you’ll find in the southwestern U.S. The next time you’re in Scottsdale, here are a few local restaurants we highly recommend checking out:

Arcadia Farms Café

With a philosophy centered on the idea that good food brings communities together, Arcadia Farms Café has been doing just that for the good people of Scottsdale since 1990. Located right in the heart of downtown, Arcadia Farms Café specialized in regional American food using wholesome, local, and organic products. Taste the different this commitment to fresh ingredients makes for yourself with one of their fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, and so much more! Arcadia Farms Café is only open for breakfast and lunch, so make sure to head down there early and get your day started on the right food with a delicious meal!

The House Brasserie

Sometimes when you go on vacation, you just want to relax and go to a place where you feel welcomed—a place that when you enter you immediately feel right at home and the worries of the world are just washed away. Sound good to you? Then check out The House Brasserie in Old Town Scottsdale, a vintage-chic and cozy establishment serving up incredible food and delicious cocktails. The House Brasserie features a succulent, high class menu with high value items such as seared scallops, a 16oz New York Strip, and much more! This is food that will feed the soul, and when combined with the atmosphere, it will bring you peace and relaxation that you won’t be able to find anywhere else!

Rehab Burger Therapy

Hey, we get it. Sometimes fancy and upscale isn’t the way to relax. Sometimes you just want to splurge, take a break from your diet, and enjoy a good ol’ fashioned burger, right? Well, we’ve got the place for you! Check out Rehab Burger Therapy, a local establishment that prides itself in giving you a break from the daily grind of everyday life with a delicious (and therapeutic) burger! Their burger menu truly will have something for everyone, from classics such as a Mushroom & Swiss Burger to utilizing fresh, local ingredients with their Know Poblano Burger! Sometimes the best way to relax is just with a good burger, good friends, and good brews, and at Rehab Burger Therapy you’ll be able to find this and much more!

Scottsdale has a number of amazing restaurants for you to choose from, just like Parsons Villas has a number of amazing rental properties for you to choose from as well! Parsons Villas is the premier rental property company in the Scottsdale area, and we are ready to help you find the rental of your dreams for your next vacation to the Valley of the Sun. So don’t wait – contact us today!