Are you traveling again this holiday season? Try to route your flight through these airports who are supplying the healthiest meals.
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1. Newark Liberty International Airport
Healthy choices: falafel sandwich at Mediterranean Bistro and a hummus wrap at Market Fresh. Seaweed salad, cucumber rolls, vegetable rolls, asparagus rolls, vegetable gyoza, and yakko tofu at Hamachi Sushi, and a grilled veggie burrito at Qdoba Mexican Grill.
2. Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
Healthy choices: Vegetable-packed, cholesterol-free options include the smoked tofu, broccoli, and mushroom burrito at 360 Gourmet, which clearly labels the vegan items on its menu. Several HMS-operated eateries, including Home Turf Sports Bar and Fresh Attractions, serve a vegan wrap with hummus.
3. Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
Healthy options: Seaweed salad and vegetable sushi at Musashi or visit Mediterranean Grill for tabbouleh, hummus, vegetarian grape leaves, vegetable stir fry, almond rice salad, and a fruit plate.
4. Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
Healthy options: Visit Zpizza for the Berkeley Vegan Pizza: marinara sauce, vegan cheese, veggie burger crumbles, zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms, onions, and peppers. Mango Taco Truck serves veggie tacos with zucchini, summer squash, cilantro, peppers, and onions.
5. (tie) Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Healthy options: Johnny Rockets serves the Streamliner Burger — a Boca Burger with grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, pickle, and mustard. The Mediterranean platter at La Tapenade Mediterranean Café is with packed with pita points, hummus, olive tapenade, fresh asparagus, yellow zucchini, green zucchini, baby carrots, and Kalamata olives.
5. (tie) Miami International Airport
Healthy options: Visitors should indulge in the hummus platter at Beaudevin or several legume-based soups — black bean, white bean, lentil, chickpea, navy bean, and split pea — at La Carreta Restaurant.