Healthy Gold Coast

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Miami Marketta – Food for the Whole Family


Miami Marketta is THE place that GC locals don’t want anyone to know about. (I am prepared to receive some hate mail this week with the publication of this secret.) It’s a lot like those “eat street” places that are opening up around the place but this one is community based with an artist-collective backbone. Continue reading

Clean / family friendly / Gluten free / Gold Coast / kid friendly / Paleo / Raw / Raw desserts / Review / take away / Vegan / Vegetarian

Raw Espresso – Happy, Healthy and Wholesome


Raw Espresso is an open, airy establishment that caters for us healthy beings no matter our preference. Vegan, vegetarian, paleo and clean eaters all have at least one option to suit. You could even bring your not-so-healthy friends here and they’d enjoy it. Families would feel right at home as well, with loads of room between tables so you’ll feel like the kids (and dogs…yes, you can bring your furry baby!!) aren’t disturbing the other punters. It’s a slightly confusing set up with two counters – one for coffee (Raw Espresso), one for everything else (Raw ‘n’ Healthy). When you place your order at one of the counters, you don’t have to worry about annoying table numbers or total strangers yelling your name across a room of other total strangers. The staff somehow remember who ordered what and deliver it with a smile. Continue reading

family friendly / Gold Coast / kid friendly / Paleo / Review / Vegetarian

Elk Espresso, Broadbeach – Honest Food for Hipsters

Elk Espresso doesn’t tout itself as healthy in any way shape or form – but I can’t go past somewhere that serves good food without the tricked up buzz words. This place is so well-known on the GC for its breakfasts that I decided to give it a (second) look and work around my “requirements”. Turns out – it wasn’t that hard! Continue reading