The MRL Morning Show

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Flower Child makes every last bite from scratch, using fresh ingredients from close to home and serving healthy food that takes you to a happy place. They can do sugar-free, dairy-free and gluten-free, but nothing is flavor-free!

Location: 1537 Camden Rd, Charlotte, NC 28203
Hours: Monday – Sunday 11am-9pm


Luna’s Living Kitchen is a raw-food vegan restaurant. Everything Luna’s makes is from scratch, and they use all organic ingredients. Their menu features plant-based versions of many popular dishes, including pizza, burgers, pasta and sushi.

Location: 2000 South Blvd Suite 300
Hours: Monday – Saturday 8am – 9pm / Sunday 9am – 3pm


Chopt Creative Salad Company offers a variety of salad and wrap options as well as the option to build your own creation.

Location: Park Road Shopping Center and The Arboretum (8022 Providence Road)
Hours: Park Road: Monday – Sunday 10:00AM-9:00PM / Arboretum: Monday – Saturday 10:00AM-9:00PM, Sunday 10:30AM-8:00PM


B GOOD serves “delicious, homemade, fresh, natural, food made with love.” Many of their menu items seasonal and rotate with the local harvests. They get their beef and chicken from farmers who uphold some of the highest standards in animal welfare.

Locations: Uptown: 400 South Tryon Street / Stonecrest: 7926 Rea Road / Ballantyne: 14825 Ballantyne Village Way
Hours: Uptown: Monday – Friday 7 am-9 pm / Saturday 8 am-9pm / Sunday 8 am-8pm // Stonecrest and Ballantyne: Monday – Saturday 8 am – 9 pm / Sunday 8 am – 8pm


Fern creates seasonal menus around plant-based nutrition and southern cuisine. They source their ingredients from the best farms in the area.

Location: 1419 East Blvd A
Hours: Monday – Friday 10 am-10 pm / Saturday 10 am-3pm / Sunday 10 am-3pm and 5 pm-10 pm


Nékter Juice Bar was created around the idea that “healthy food can be affordable, taste good, and feel good too.” Their ingredients are all fresh and natural. Nékter was founded in 2010 but came to Charlotte at the end of 2017 and we couldn’t be happier they made their way over here. From their smoothies to açai bowls to vegan all-natural ice-cream titled “skoop,” you can’t go wrong with what you order.

Locations: Providence Road (1035 Providence Rd), South Boulevard (2725 South Blvd, Suite B), Sardis Road (4914 Old Sardis Road, Suite C4)
Hours: Sunday – Friday 7:00 am-7:00 pm / Saturday 7 am – 8 pm


Bowls, salads and wraps! Freshii brings you healthy, locally sourced ingredients to you.

Location: 4625 Piedmont Row Dr #115c, Charlotte, NC 28209
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm