By Rashi Wadhera {Contributions from Suchita S. & Jia Singh}

Hey 2015, it’s been a year since we promised to be more healthy. Some of us managed more than others, but it’s not the time to point out failure, it’s time to focus on positive vibes, and therefore on attempts {you wish} at staying healthy. In this new pursuit, first up on our list, a curated guide to healthy cafes and restaurants in the city.

Pita Pit 

Perfect for when you’re looking for a snack to-go, Pita Pit does a range of wraps and salads, complete with grilled chicken and low fat dressing options, enabling you to stay on the go. They’re also very accommodating for when you want to customise a meal.

Where: DLF Cyber Hub, Select Citywalk and M-18, First Floor, GK 1 Main Market

Price: INR 550 for two {approx}

Find them on Facebook, here. 

Lean Chef 

Two of us are officially regulars, and we mean on a first name basis kind of regulars. Lean Chef is stellar for low-fat, calorie-counted, gluten-free, nutritious healthy food, including protein shakes and work-out friendly smoothies. We especially recommend their low fat Pizza sans cheese, with hummus, the South West Chicken Wrap, and for mindful foodies with a sweet tooth, the coconut macarons and the cupcakes! They home deliver.

Where: M 22 GK 2 {and coming soon to Select Citywalk}; Contact: 011 33105039

Price: INR 600 for two {approx}

Find them on Facebook, here. 

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Salad Chef 

Slightly Indian in their flavour palate, but we’re not complaining, Salad Chef does a giant range of salads, and also does soups, pastas, burgers and sandwiches. The burgers and sandwiches are served in brown bread, and while the salads are also healthy, if you’re looking to keep up with healthy resolutions, we say skip the pasta.

Where: C-1, Main Market, Paschimi Marg, Block C, Vasant Vihar, DLF Cyber City, Infospace Sector 21, Gurgaon, IIPM Campus, Chhatarpur

Contact: 01246514471 {Sector 21} 01244114165 {DLF, Cyber City} 011 26144105 {VV}, 7428484910 {Chhatarpur}

Price: INR 500 for two

Nutritious Nation 

Down the road from Lean Chef, Nutritious Nation does a mean healthy breakfast, sandwiches, wraps, Indian meals, detox juices and high protein smoothies. We recommend home delivery, since they aren’t majorly equipped for in-house dining.

Where: M-45, GK 2; Contact: 011 33106273

Price: INR 500 for two {approx}

Find them on Facebook, here. 

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Yoga Cafe 

Yoga Cafe switches up their menu every week, and follows the meal in a box model, so trust is definitely an accompaniment. Every meal is carefully thought out, and features a salad, dessert and a main, all heathy, with the option of going gluten-free, vegan, raw and/or whole grain. They home deliver, wholesome and healthy home-cooked meals.

Where: Shahpurjat; Contact: 9999108353

Find them on Facebook, here. 

My Green Haus by Ritu Gupta

Using only organic produce, grains, and ingredients, Ritu Gupta is doing a line of fresh organic salads, perfect for those of us seriously attempting this healthy route.

Where: Contact her on Facebook, here, to get in touch for what she offers and to place an order.

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Zehen 

Zehen is more of a wellness centre, that is members only, but looking at what they offer, membership might be a good 2015 investment. Besides use of their gym, spa and other services, the gourmet nutrition leg is unparalleled. Chef Manish Mehrotra from Indian Accent has created an Ayurveda inspired menu, so think healthy Indian Accent. Are you a member yet?

Where: The Manor, New Friends Colony; Contact: 011 43235151/00

To find out more, and sign up, click here. 

Cafe 60 

New fitness kid on the block, Studio 60, features a host of group ex classes, personal training and fitness solutions. As part of their wellness and fitness solutions, they have an in-house food joint, Cafe 60, serving up healthy meals, perfectly suited for pre and post work out. This one requires you to be a member.

Where: Studio 60, F-6, East of Kailash; Contact: 08826430674

To find out all you can gain from membership, click here, and find them on Facebook, here. 

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The Slow Food Cafe by Navdnaya

Navdnaya specialises in organic food, pulses, spices and other traditional foods, including seasonal fruit and vegetables. As an extension, they have a Slow Food Organic Cafe, which retails groceries, but also features an interesting menu, including organic versions of popular recipes, and vegan options, all at minimal rates.

Where: Dilli Haat, INA; Contact: Click here for a full list of their services

Organic Tuesday Cafe at Nirvaaha

You’ll find organic café specialties from the pakoda, to freshly baked bread and South Indian filter coffee. With a menu that changes on a weekly basis, this pop up almost always has something exciting. We recommend their kadak masala chai, pakoras and filter coffee.

Where: D 59 Defence Colony; Contact: 011 24656737

Find their Facebook page here.