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10 Waist-Friendly Miami Spice Meals

Just because it's a three-course meal doesn't mean it can't be good-for-you

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Staying on the diet while dining out for Miami Spice can be extremely difficult. We know and feel your pain, which is why we have rounded up ten great spots for you, listed in alphabetical order, to eat out without the guilt or pants unzipping afterwards. Because, let's face it, we have all been there.

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26 Sushi & Tapas

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Keep it kosher at Chef Fernando Chang's sushi spot. Order the hamachi tiradito with leche de tigre and more Peruvian flavors and finish with coconut curry sea bass nestled in a banana leaf with coconut milk and cilantro. (Photo credit Yelp)
Stop by for lunch at this Wynwood hotspot and experience some great flavors for $23 per person. The local sashimi with tarragon oil or seared scallops with passion fruit yuzu butter are sure to hit the spot.
Newly opened Mediterranean inspired, Byblos practically offers everything. Order the roasted local beets with pistachio, caraway, labneh, barbari bread and for the non beet lovers try the eggplant kibbeh with zucchini flower, baharat, chickpea batter which is full of protein. If your one of those cross fit people that needs way more than veggies don't miss out on the turkish coffee rubbed steak.

Cypress Room

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For dinner, Monday through Friday swing by Miami Design District a swanky — yet healthy — Spice meal. Start off with the vegetable terrine and end your meal with fresh local fish accompanied with charred vegetables and caviar beurre blanc. This is one meal that will have you feeling like you are on top of your health game. (Photo Credit: Cypress Room)
Besides having views that make you want to jump into the ocean, there are plenty of food options for anyone who wants to eat light. Try the watermelon and cantaloupe salad with mozzarella, feta cheese, arugula salad, heirloom tomatoes. The chicken vadouvan in curry sauce will also give your regular chicken entree a kick.

Meat Market

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Besides going for the obvious and ordering a filet, opt for the chopped quinoa salad with cucumber, kale, mango and veggies galore. This way once you leave Lincoln Road you will feel much better heading straight for the beach and showing off that bikini bod.

Morimoto South Beach

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Sushi is definitely a no brainer when it comes to eating out and keeping it healthy. Enjoy the tempura calamari salad with crispy quinoa and white miso dressing. Braised black cod is also on the menu with ginger-soy reduction and pickled peppers.

Pascal's On Ponce

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Stop by for lunch in the Gables and order the trout almondine with vegetable rice pilaf. There's also a mango parfait with mint, which is pretty healthy, right?

Restaurant Michael Schwartz

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On South Beach keep it simple with the marinated summer squash salad, your stomach will thank you later. There's also a grilled skirt steak with local long bean salad and ginger-tahini vinaigrette if you need an umami fix. (Photo Credit The Raleigh Miami Beach)

Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill

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In the heart of Design District, Sugarcane is offering some seafood for a light evening meal. The tuna lomi lomi with coconut milk and the Idaho rainbow trout with bay scallop & chorizo vinaigrette will surely satisfy any cravings without major guilt.

26 Sushi & Tapas

Keep it kosher at Chef Fernando Chang's sushi spot. Order the hamachi tiradito with leche de tigre and more Peruvian flavors and finish with coconut curry sea bass nestled in a banana leaf with coconut milk and cilantro. (Photo credit Yelp)

Alter

Stop by for lunch at this Wynwood hotspot and experience some great flavors for $23 per person. The local sashimi with tarragon oil or seared scallops with passion fruit yuzu butter are sure to hit the spot.

Byblos

Newly opened Mediterranean inspired, Byblos practically offers everything. Order the roasted local beets with pistachio, caraway, labneh, barbari bread and for the non beet lovers try the eggplant kibbeh with zucchini flower, baharat, chickpea batter which is full of protein. If your one of those cross fit people that needs way more than veggies don't miss out on the turkish coffee rubbed steak.

Cypress Room

For dinner, Monday through Friday swing by Miami Design District a swanky — yet healthy — Spice meal. Start off with the vegetable terrine and end your meal with fresh local fish accompanied with charred vegetables and caviar beurre blanc. This is one meal that will have you feeling like you are on top of your health game. (Photo Credit: Cypress Room)

Juvia

Besides having views that make you want to jump into the ocean, there are plenty of food options for anyone who wants to eat light. Try the watermelon and cantaloupe salad with mozzarella, feta cheese, arugula salad, heirloom tomatoes. The chicken vadouvan in curry sauce will also give your regular chicken entree a kick.

Meat Market

Besides going for the obvious and ordering a filet, opt for the chopped quinoa salad with cucumber, kale, mango and veggies galore. This way once you leave Lincoln Road you will feel much better heading straight for the beach and showing off that bikini bod.

Morimoto South Beach

Sushi is definitely a no brainer when it comes to eating out and keeping it healthy. Enjoy the tempura calamari salad with crispy quinoa and white miso dressing. Braised black cod is also on the menu with ginger-soy reduction and pickled peppers.

Pascal's On Ponce

Stop by for lunch in the Gables and order the trout almondine with vegetable rice pilaf. There's also a mango parfait with mint, which is pretty healthy, right?

Restaurant Michael Schwartz

On South Beach keep it simple with the marinated summer squash salad, your stomach will thank you later. There's also a grilled skirt steak with local long bean salad and ginger-tahini vinaigrette if you need an umami fix. (Photo Credit The Raleigh Miami Beach)

Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill

In the heart of Design District, Sugarcane is offering some seafood for a light evening meal. The tuna lomi lomi with coconut milk and the Idaho rainbow trout with bay scallop & chorizo vinaigrette will surely satisfy any cravings without major guilt.

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