Healthy Eats in Long Beach *** June 2009

by Denise A. Wind, LCSW, HHC
Holistic Health Counselor

Each Month Different Restaurants and Eateries will be featured highlighting some healthy choices off their menus!!


George Martins Coastal Grill
40 East Park Avenue
Long Beach, NY 11561

This restaurant has a great variety of healthy choices if you watch the add-ons!!

The Appetizer: Try their delicious Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail or Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna. Two excellent healthy picks.

Salads: Hearts of Romaine or GM Chopped Salad. A salad is typically a good choice, but be aware that dressings and toppings like cheese and croutons can add fat and calories. The GM salad is REALLY good though!!!

Simply Coastal: Everything in their simply Coastal Section is a winner, broiled with lots of lemon…ask for little to NO butter or EVOO as an optional broiling method.

  • St. Peters Fish
  • Swordfish Lobster Tails
  • Jumbo Shrimp
  • Atlantic Salmon

Entrée: A few really tasty dishes with excellent benefits!! I especially like to recommend the free range chicken. Free range is a method of farming husbandry where the animals are allowed to roam freely instead of being contained in any manner.

  • Roasted Free-Range Chicken (watch the crispy onions)
  • Cajun Blackened Red Snapper
  • Seafood Paella


  • Baked Potato. Try mustard on the baked potato instead of butter or sour cream. It’s delish!

  • Basmati Rice. Basmati is a variety of long grain rice, notable for its fragrance and delicate, nuanced flavour. Its name means “the fragrant one” in Sanskrit, but it can also mean “the soft rice.” Pakistan and India are the largest cultivators and exporters of this rice; it is primarily grown through paddy field farming in the Punjab region.

At the very bottom of the menu it states that vegetarian dishes are available Upon Request…I generally only order the salad and fish at Coastal…next time I will try the UPON REQUEST and see what come out!!! Will keep you posted! Please comment if you have ever ordered it before form here!!

by Denise A. Wind, LCSW, HHC
Holistic Health Counselor

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