While there’s still much debate over the impact of engineered ingredients on humans, growing consumer demand for fresh, ‘free-from’ ingredients has left restaurants facing a bit of a nutritional conundrum at the moment: go all natural, or suffer the consequences. These days, many consumers view additives such as artificial flavors, colours, and preservatives, as unhealthy or a lower quality so we’re bound to see an increase in “clean” menus popping up at restaurants across South Africa in the coming months. Already ahead of the curve, Cape Town’s Free From Eatery, offers a scrumptious menu featuring dishes all free from colourants, additives and preservatives. Situated in the heart of of the Mother City, the eatery is no doubt only the start of the clean menu trend in South Africa.
Open for breakfast and lunch, this quirky and affordable joint serves up everything made from scratch, guaranteeing that your food is totally ‘Free From’ nasties. Centred around the idea that “If Mother Nature didn’t add it, why should we?”, the trend setting eatery promises wholesome, healthy meals at affordable prices.
The breakfast selection includes classics like French toast, scrambled eggs, Maple-Smoked Bacon, eggs and soldiers, as well as as a range of natural yoghurts. If you’re looking for a cracker of a way to start your day, you can’t go wrong with the Pepper and Goat Cheese Frittata! For lunch, the menu is a build-your-own style situation where diners can pick and choose to create a meal from a choice of proteins, vegetables, and salads. Think Asian-inspired coleslaw, zoodles (zucchini noodles), peas and bean salads.
Those with a sweet tooth will love the selection of homemade cookies and snacks. Grab a healthy date ball or take your pick from a variety of baked goods, gluten-free cakes, and pastries displayed on the counter.
Free From Eatery is open Monday to Friday from 07:00 to 17:00. Say Hi to Free From Eatery on Instagram to keep updated with with daily specials.