SAN DIEGO, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Garden Fresh Restaurants LLC, which is known for its 97 Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes restaurants nationwide, is welcoming 2019 with a menu filled with functional foods that promote a healthier wellbeing. The new year may bring many new food trends, but not all of them are fleeting. From protein-packed ingredients to superfoods with powerful antioxidants, 2019 is all about functional foods that provide purpose and wellness with each bite, lending to a more balanced life. In fact, the functional food market is projected to reach more than 440 billion dollars by 2022 with millennials serving as one of the main driving factors behind the trend.
Right on trend, Garden Fresh is offering Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes guests a host of new menu items centered around functional foods that provide health benefits beyond basic nutrition. With new tossed and prepared salads like the Power Fit Chicken and Superfood Crunch salads, guests can enjoy protein- and vegetable-packed dishes, all with the added benefits of superfoods, like Brussel Sprouts, Edamame, Kale and Cranberries.
Guests can also visit Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes' soup bar for a cup of nutrient-dense Spicy Sausage and Kale Soup, as well as the hot bar for Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts, which are rich in fiber, vitamin K and antioxidants. For dessert, savor Banana Nut Muffins and Gluten-Friendly Coconut Muffins packed with gut-friendly, heart-and brain-healthy nutrients.
"At Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes, guests will find no shortage of foods that are designed to fit their healthy lifestyle, no matter the craving," said Corry Reid, Vice President of Marketing at Garden Fresh Restaurants. "From our scratchmade soups and salads to our hot bar and bakery, each dish on our menu brings together ingredients with a purpose, creating a match of memorable flavors that are designed to fuel healthier living."
In addition to new menu items, guests can continue to find forever favorites, including Caesar Asiago, Joan's Broccoli Madness with Bacon and Tuna Tarragon salads, Deep Kettle Chili and Big Chunk Chicken Noodle Soup, Baked Potatoes, Quattro Formaggio Focaccia, Wild Blueberry and Buttermilk Cornbread muffins, Soft Serve Ice Cream, and more.
Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes use fresh fruits and vegetables to create homemade recipes from scratch, providing guests with the freedom to personalize their own dishes. For more information and to find a restaurant near you, visit www.souplantation.com or www.sweettomatoes.com.
About Garden Fresh Restaurant LLC
Garden Fresh Restaurants, operator of 97 restaurants in nine states, serves more than 25 million guests each year and is known for its 50-ft. salad bar, made from scratch soups, hot pastas, freshly baked breads, muffins and desserts. Guests have the freedom to create their own wholesome meal in a one-of-a-kind dining experience in a family friendly atmosphere at an everyday value. The company is based in San Diego, CA and operates under two brand names: Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes. For more information, visit www.souplantation.com or www.sweettomatoes.com.
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