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Eleanor Knight4 years ago

Looking for healthy treats in Northern Rivers? We've got it!

If you enjoy tucking into snacks which not only sustain your waistline but also contain delicious and nutritional properties that benefit your health, be sure to check out one of these fantastic cafes in and around Byron Bay. Looking for the ultimate cafe who serve up an array of flavoursome treats that don't leave you feeling guilty after? Be sure to read on. Whether you are after something fruity, indulgent, wholesome or just a little bit naughty, we have got you covered.

Torakina Cafe

Torakina
Step inside, Torakina Cafe – Brunswick Heads

Located twenty minutes outside the hustle and bustle of Byron Bay, Torakina Cafe offers delicious and indulgent delights that are both pleasing to the eye as well as your immune system. Serving up breakfast treats all day long, this unique cafe is located in Brunswick Heads and is popular with both locals and visitors because of their superbly designed menu as well as their friendly and accommodating staff. Dive into their tasty power salad which features an array of vital ingredients including organic quinoa, linseed and sunflower seeds as well as a range of fruit and nuts to give you that energy boost you need for your hectic day in Byron. Served up with a delicious honey lemon yoghurt dressing, this creamy bowl of goodness will not only leave your tastebuds wanting more, but also your body. If you are in the area and fancy a treat that will leave you feeling revitalised and glowing, be sure to visit Torakina Cafe.
Where: 2 The Terrace, Brunswick Heads, NSW, 2483

The Point Cafe

Relax and unwind, Point Cafe - Lennox Head
Relax and unwind, Point Cafe – Lennox Head

If you are familiar with Lennox Head, you’ll be sure to know this cafe gem. Well-known for their superb selection of delicious grub, The Point Cafe is no shy cookie when it comes to delivering delicious food that is both indulgent and healthy. If you are looking for a pick-me-up drink before you dive into the surf, why not treat yourself to one of The Point Cafe’s famous smoothies or revitalising juices to give you that sweet, sugary hit you’ve been dreaming about. If you fancy something a little more wholesome, this fantastic little shack rustles up a variety of tasty meals which leave you feeling content and ready for your long day at the beach. We all need a little treat in our lives now and then, but why make it naughty? Head down to The Point Cafe today to grab yourself a healthy snack today.
Where: 71 Ballina Street, Lennox Head, NSW, 2478

Dip Cafe

Indulgent treats, Dip Cafe - Byron Bay
Indulgent treats, Dip Cafe – Byron Bay

After a super indulgent sweet that still holds onto the routes of health and vitality? Pop down to Dip Cafe where you can feast your eyes upon a selection of tasty dishes that are more than able to fulfil that sweet craving you have been experiencing. Located in the heart of Byron, this quirky licensed cafe supplies a mouth-watering menu as well as an ever changing specials board which features a number of dishes. For something sweet, try out their fabulous fig and hazelnut toast with ricotta, fresh figs and toasted almonds. Although this dish may not be the healthiest of treats, we’re going to let it off as it tastes simply divine. It features fruit and nuts, so surely that makes it healthy? Sourcing fresh and local produce for as many of their recipes as possible, you are guaranteed a vibrant and tasty experience every time you walk through the door.
Where: Shop 1/21-25 Fletcher Sreet, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481

Utopia Espresso Lounge Cafe

Fancy a slice?, Utopia Cafe - Bangalow
Fancy a slice?, Utopia Espresso Lounge Bar – Bangalow

Utopia Espresso Lounge Cafe is home to enchanting treats that won’t ruin the gorgeous waistline you’ve been working on for weeks. Carefully blending the line between naughty, indulgent sweets and healthy, regulated snacks, this fantastic and trendy cafe is located in the heart of Bangalow and is the ideal spot to enjoy a slice of cake and a cup of tea on a weekend afternoon – the only problem is deciding which slice to choose? With an extensive range of deliciously soft and flavoursome treats, Utopia Espresso Lounge Cafe really does have your tastebuds excited about which cake to pick from inside their front-of-house cake counter. If your stomach is rumbling for something a little more nutritional, try out some fresh, homemade sushi from their new sushi bar and fill up your boots before enjoying the fresh outdoors that Bangalow locals know only too well. If nothing washes down a yummy treat better than a vibrant coffee, be sure get your hands ’round a cup of their famous barista brew, made with love from their passionate team.
Where: 13 Byron Street, Bangalow, NSW, 2479

Do you have a favourite cafe in the Northern Rivers where you are guaranteed a healthy treat? We would love to hear where in the comments below! 

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