Healthy Lunches at Aroma Café

Next time you find yourself in Oakland, CA be sure to stop by one of the newest restaurants, Aroma Café.  Aroma Café was first opened in 1990 and has been serving freshly prepared, signature menu choices to locals ever since.  Each dish starts with quality ingredients purchased locally to ensure the best flavor and freshness, and menu items are prepared in house with many of the baked goods prepared from scratch daily.  Who doesn’t love freshly-baked flavor? 

Aroma Café easily delivers on both single and large catering orders, with salads, gourmet sandwiches and wraps like those featured on made to order.  For your next healthy lunch in Oakland, try a Healthy Dining dietitian pick like these at Aroma Café:

Nicosie Salad & Fruit (390 calories, 18 g fat) Everything you love about the classic Nicosie Salad!  Spring mix is topped with tuna, tomatoes, green beans, olives, a hard-boiled egg and tangy vinaigrette dressing.  The combination of lean protein and variety of vegetables is perfect for a healthy diet and especially powerful when weight loss is your goal.

½  Eggplant Sandwich and Spring Salad (500 calories, 21 g fat) Try something different today while you get some extra servings of healthy veggies in.  This sandwich includes roasted eggplant, house-made hummus, avocado, arugula, onions and tomatoes on a half of a whole wheat roll.  The sandwich is served with a side spring salad tossed in vinaigrette to round out the meal.  Hummus is a good vegetarian option for protein and fiber in sandwiches and wraps.

½ Chicken Panini and Spring Salad (480 calories, 21 g fat)
If something warm and hearty is what you’re craving, this half of a panini with oven-roasted chicken breast and sun dried tomatoes on 9-grain bread may be just the thing.  Simple and packed with protein, this dietitian pick is Sodium Savvy and comes served with a side spring salad tossed in vinaigrette.

Whether it’s lunch for a party of one or lunch for the whole office, Aroma Café has you covered with healthy lunch choices that everyone can enjoy.  Find more dietitian recommendations at Aroma Cafe here or search for Healthy Dining menu choices near you using the mobile  Get all the newest restaurants, restaurant recipes, nutrition and weight loss tips and more delivered straight to your inbox when you join the Taste of subscription list.