Freshii (Broadway Tech Center location)

This was my first time to a Freshii location and I loved it! They have healthy offerings that include super foods like quinoa, kale & avocados in a fast food style setting. People still want convenient and fast options but I think they are craving some healthier choices. Freshii is one of the fastest growing franchises in North America. I was kindly invited by the owners of the Broadway Tech Center Freshii to try their menu. They also own the Station Square location just outside of Metrotown by the Superstore.

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The menu was diverse and full of things I wanted to try.

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This location is very bright, airy & spacious. There was lots of natural light pouring in as well as ample outdoor seating.

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I liked this sign. Eat & energize. You definitely don’t feel energized after consuming unhealthy food.

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We got some smoothies to start. On the left is the Powerhouse Smoothie. It had pineapple, mint, coconut milk & their frozen yogurt. It was very refreshing. On the right in their banana nut crunch smoothie. It was a more filling drink and I liked the texture the almonds & walnuts gave this smoothie. We also grabbed some bagged snacks to go. I like how Freshii recognizes even when you are trying to be healthy, its okay to indulge too. Everything in moderation.

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Here is the full spread. We tried some bowls, wraps & salads.

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One of the more popular items at Freshii is the Buddha bowl. Cabbage, green onions, carrots, broccoli, crispy wontons sit on top of rice noodles with a crazy addictive spicy peanut sauce. You can add falafel, chicken, steak or tofu to your dish. We added chicken to this bowl.

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The Oaxaca bowl had delicious Mexican flavours. It had black beans, corn, kale, avocado, salsa fresca, beet slaw and a spicy yogurt sauce on top of brown rice. I found this bowl very filling. I get frustrated when I am eating healthy and feel hungry shortly after eating a meal.

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The Baja burrito had Mexican flavours again with corn, avocado, green onions, romaine lettuce, salsa fresca with a cilantro lime vinaigrette wrapped up with quinoa. I love Mexican flavours so I found this burrito delicious. I really liked the salsa fresca in it so I think I would ask for more of it next time on top of the quinoa.

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I really enjoyed the Market salad. I found it very earthy yet refreshing. The green apple slaw brought a great sweetness & brightness to the salad. The beet slaw gave it beautiful colour. I liked the choice of feta cheese. The honey dijon vinaigrette went well with the salad. It felt like a salad I would get in a restaurant as a first course.

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  The Metaboost salad introduced me to a combination of flavours I hadn’t had together before. The salad consisted of spinach, kale, field greens, edamame beans, mangoes, carrots, goat cheese and almonds. All of it was dressed with a balsamic vinaigrette. The flavours and textures went together very nicely. The goat cheese made the salad very creamy & luxurious.

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Freshii also serves up frozen yogurt. You have your choice of 2 toppings. We got strawberries and mango on one and honey and almonds on the other. Please forgive my terrible picture but it was a beautiful July day and the dessert melted.

I really enjoyed my meal at Freshii. I had eaten a lot but didn’t feel overly full with how much I had. I liked the combination of flavours they are experimenting with. I appreciate how Freshi is in making fast food healthy and fun.

***Disclosure-all foods were complimentary. All opinions are my own***

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