Summer heat calls for keeping meals light and refreshing to keep cool and avoid those midday slugs. Shreveport has several spots with delicious and filling salads to curb your cravings and beat the heat wave.
This vegan and gluten free spot is a no-brainer when thinking about getting a fresh salad or cold-pressed juice. Kale Caesar salad, the Summer salad topped with fresh berries and a BBQ chickpea salad are just some of the options at this locally owned small business. Other menu items include smoothie bowls, ginger lemon shots, sandwiches and baked goods like energy balls and cookies.
Well+Fed is located at 678 Egan St. in Shreveport and is open Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Check out the full menu and delivery options at the Well-Fed Louisiana website.
Athena’s Greek and Lebanese Grill
If you’re looking for options outside of your typical Caesar and cobb salads, Athena’s will satisfy your craving for something out of the ordinary. Options include the signature Athena salad that has romaine lettuce, mixed vegetables and topped with feta and pomegranate molasses, a gyro or chicken shawarma topped feta salad and a fatouch salad that has olives, green onion, cucumbers and pita chips.
Athena’s Greek and Lebanese Grill is located at 6030 Line Ave. in Shreveport and is open Monday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Friday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday Noon – 9 p.m.
Check out the full menu and delivery options at the Athena’s Greek and Lebanese Grill website.
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The Greenhouse Salad Co.
This Louisiana-based restaurant boasts a variety of salads to satisfy an array of palates. This salad spot has spins on classics like The Goddess that has romaine lettuce, quinoa, olives, chickpeas and feta with Greek dressing and unique creations like The Power House that has spinach, quinoa, tomatoes, avocado, broccoli, edamame and popcorn with a peanut dressing.
The Greenhouse Salad Co. is located at 7460 Youree Dr. in Shreveport and is open Sunday – Saturday 10:45 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Check out the full menu and delivery options at the Greenhouse Salad Co. website.
This spot is perfect when you’re in a hurry, but want something delicious and higher quality. With two locations, Bistro offers up a lot of options including a strawberry and praline salad, classic chopped house salad and more. Get your salad solo or pair it with any of the other ready-to-go options like smoked gouda pimento cheese, roasted chicken salad and much more.
Bistro To-Go is located inside the Regions Tower at 333 Texas Ave. STE. 125 and at 748 Lassus Ln. in Shreveport and open Monday – Friday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at both locations.
Check out the Bistro To-Go Facebook page to see the rotating menu items available.
Meredith G. White is the arts and culture reporter for the Shreveport Times. You can find her on Facebook as Meredith G. White, on Instagram and Twitter as @meredithgwhite, and email her at [email protected]