Coffee & Treats in California

$11 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Ice Cream at Eatwell Farm's Ice Box ($20 Value)

Eatwell Farm's Ice Box

San Francisco

$5 $2.75

Organic soft serve in flavors such as classic vanilla, stone-ground chocolate, and Twin Girls plum fill handmade butter cones

$10 for $20 Toward Hand-Decorated Bundt Cakes at Nothing Bundt Cakes

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Palm Desert

$20 $10

Bakery specializing in bundt cakes creates four different sizes with 40 hand-decorated designs and 10 flavors

$11 for $20 Worth of Healthy Grab-n-Go Food at The Fit Stop

The Fit Stop

Studio City

$20 $11

This health-food focused convenience store offers grab-n-go meals and snacks such as organic snacks, nutrition bars, and vegan entrees

Gourmet Chocolate and Sweets at The San Francisco Chocolate Factory (Up to 53% Off). Two Options Available.

The San Francisco Chocolate Factory

San Francisco

$20 $10

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Customers can choose from a multitude of all-natural, gourmet chocolate products including organic and rainforest-certified items

Gourmet Chocolate and Sweets at The San Francisco Chocolate Factory (Up to 53% Off). Two Options Available.

The San Francisco Chocolate Factory

Online

$20 $10

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Customers can choose from a multitude of all-natural, gourmet chocolate products including organic and rainforest-certified items

Three or Five Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Brazzle Berry (Half Off)

Brazzle Berry

Strawflower Center

$10 $5

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All-natural frozen yogurt topped with fruit, nuts, and candy

$12 for Five Vouchers, Each Good for a Regular Shave Ice or Regular Boba Tea at Brian's Shave Ice - Sherman Oaks ($22.50 Value)

Brian's Shave Ice - Sherman Oaks

Sherman Oaks

$4.50 $2.40

More than 30 flavors such as watermelon, mocha frappe, and strawberries-and-cream filled with ice cream, kochi, or dole whip

Gelato Tasting for Two or Four with Take-Home Mini Cannolis at Caffe Dolci

Caffe Dolci

Multiple Locations

$9.75 $9.75

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Lauded Italian dessert café offers tastings of gelato, which comes in more than two dozen flavors, along with mini cannolis to take home

Gelato Tasting for Two or Four with Take-Home Mini Cannolis at Caffe Dolci

Caffe Dolci

Multiple Locations

$9.75 $9.75

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Lauded Italian dessert café offers tastings of gelato, which comes in more than two dozen flavors, along with mini cannolis to take home

$12 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 of Bubble Tea & Snacks at Little Sweet Cafe (Up to $20 Value)

Little Sweet Cafe

San Francisco

$10 $6

Each treat here, be it a milk-based bubble tea or popcorn chicken, is fun to share and comes plated artistically

$6 for $10 Worth of Bubble Tea — Little Sweet Music Cafe

Little Sweet Cafe

San Francisco

$10 $6

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Four- or Eight-Visit Punchcard for Frozen Yogurt at Fiji Yogurt (50% Off)

Fiji Yogurt

Multiple Locations

$14 $7

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Patrons fill cups with their favorite flavors of frozen yogurt and top off with fresh fruit, candies, and crushed sweets

Three-, Five-, or Seven-Day Stage Two Juice Cleanse from Revive Juice Bar (Up to 55% Off)

Revive Juice Bar

Downtown Long Beach

$210 $99

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Meant for people who have cleansed before, this cleanse offers daily cold-pressed juices that feature a larger percentage of greens

12 Regular-Sized Cupcakes or 6 Jumbo-Sized Cupcakes, or One 8-Inch Round Cake at Let 'em Eat Cake (Up to Half Off)

Let 'em Eat Cake

Livermore

$30 $15

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Cupcakes in 11 flavors including Reese's and cookies and cream; cakes include strawberry or mocha filled with custard or chocolate ganache

$9 for $16 Worth of Pastries, Café Food, and Drinks at Sweetie Pies

Sweetie Pies

Central Napa

$16 $9

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The bakery café serves paninis, wraps, savory tarts, and individual-size pies and dessert bars

Raw Juice and Smoothies at Juice It Up (Up to 49% Off). Three Options Available.

Juice It Up

San Clemente

$10 $5.50

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Raw juice bar specializes in fresh juices, real fruit smoothies, acai bowls, and healthy snacks

$12 for Five Groupons, Each Good for One Shave Ice with Vitamin Blast at Snowopolis ($22.50 Total Value)

Snowopolis

Montebello

$4.50 $2.40

Shave ice sweetened with up to 120 flavors; vitamin blast adds vitamins or energy boost

$21 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $12 Worth of Dessert at Frootsii ($36 Value)

Frootsii

Sherman Oaks

$12 $7

Cupcakes in flavors such as red velvet, double chocolate, banana, and mango, paired with cups of frozen yogurt, shaved ice and boba tea

Mini, Petite, or Large Nuage Cake Packages at Bo Nuage (Up to 42% Off)

Bo Nuage

Melrose

$27.40 $16

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Paris-trained pastry chefs create light, decadent treats from fresh, organic ingredients within patisserie, itself a work of modern art

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The ingredients at Spread the Restaurant don’t have much time to enjoy their life outside the garden. In fact, many of the all-organic, fresh veggies, fruits, and edible flowers that go into their eclectic entrees get dug out of the ground, plucked from the tree, or shaken out of the Jolly Green Giant’s knapsack that very day. Spread’s team is uncompromising when it comes to freshness, and virtually everything that their restaurant is and does reflects that philosophy. The menu, for example, changes every day to reflect what foods have been gathered in the garden or at the local farmer’s market that morning, rotating through such creative dishes as wild mushroom ragu, savory cornbread French toast, and white chocolate salad. But besides their freshness, the items on the menu all have something else in common; they adhere to the team’s belief in the benefits of a vegetarian or vegan diet.

7350 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles,
CA
US

Green Tea Hawaii's supplements expedite the process of losing weight. The company’s flagship item, a nutrient-rich powdered drink, dissolves into water and becomes a slenderizing cocktail of green-tea antioxidants, natural caffeine, and amino acids. Each serving of the fruit-flavored drink boosts metabolism and unlocks the ability to smell colors. Green coffee bean extract and Montagna coffee also deliver a natural dose of caffeine, and raspberry ketones increase the body's ability to burn fat via fruit compounds. Various other powdered drinks soak into the body and replenish vital nutrients.

4545 La Jolla Village Dr
San Diego,
CA
US

If you were to trace the origin of one of Jamba Juice?s freshly squeezed juices, it wouldn?t take long before you ended up face to face with its most important supplier: Mother Nature. Whole fruits and vegetables from her gardens, groves, and orchards fill Jamba Juice's stores: kale, apples, pineapple, carrots, beets, and other produce. Although it?s serious about filling cups with wholesome, natural ingredients, the company is a little more playful when it comes to the palate.

Sure, there are classic juices on the juice menu. Purely Carrot, for instance, which is as elemental and straightforward as it sounds. But there?s also the Tropical Greens, which combines apple juice and pineapple with super greens and chia seeds. And there?s Kale Orange Power, loaded with kale, bananas, and orange juice?all of which are packed with a serious helping of vitamins and manganese. Regardless of which flavor you choose, each 12-ounce juice packs in at least 1.5 servings of fruits and veggies, making it a convenient way to restore energy and get nutrition on the go. The same commitment to simplifying healthy eating can be found throughout the Jamba Juice menu, from its Fruit and Veggie smoothies to its Artisan Flatbreads.

In addition to providing healthy options to customers, Jamba Juice sponsors Team Up for a Healthy America. The initiative is focused on improving childhood nutrition and fitness by encouraging fans to join the Team Up community of celebrities, athletes and other leaders committed to helping the nation stay fit?which you can do by visiting the main Jamba Juice website.

With over 500 stores serving the full freshly squeezed juice menu, Jamba Juice is the perfect way to blend in the good.

695 Coleman Ave
San Jose,
CA
US

In 2010, 7x7 created a bucket list for San Franciscans that is anything but morbid: “50 Treats to Eat Before You Die.” Coming in at number 15 is Loving Cup’s coconut rice pudding, a family recipe from the eatery’s owners, mother-and-daughter duo Sandy and Liz Hawrylo. With only six ingredients—nonfat milk, Arborio rice, eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla bean—they whip up fluffy rice pudding in cups, pints, and even 4-pound party tubs. Their allegiance to simple recipes and natural ingredients doesn’t end with their signature pudding, as they also hand churn toppings into nonfat frozen yogurt that contains neither chemicals nor preservatives. They use as many local products and ingredients as possible, serving cups of joe from Barefoot Coffee out of San Jose and making sure that the cows that provide their organic dairy products have valid California licenses.

2356 Polk St
San Francisco,
CA
US

Juice it Up! began in Southern California in 1995 as a purveyor of healthy, fresh-squeezed raw juices. Now, there are more than 100 Juice it Up! storefronts across four states, and at each location, juicers transform whole vegetables and fruits into tasty blends designed to boost mental and physical health. An orange, carrot, and ginger “Awakener,” for instance, contains the vitamins essential for good vision and accurate alarm clocks, while a combination of apple, cucumber, spinach, and kale is dubbed “The Immunizer.”

Beyond juices, staff also blend fresh fruit, non-fat yogurts, and creamy sherbets into custom-created smoothies, ranging from the classic—such as strawberry-banana and pineapple punch—to power blends packed with protein powder, specialty blends made with tea and coffee, and lower-calorie "delightful" blends. They can add vitamin-packed Booya! boosts to any drink to enhance energy, memory, and immunity, and fill acai bowls with granola and fresh-sliced fruit.

5280 N Jackson St.
Fresno,
CA
US

Purgatory Restaurant & Lounge combines complex new American cuisine with a personality that’s split between angelic restaurant and diabolical nightclub. Before opening its doors, the restaurant was profiled in the Sacramento Press, which covered its distinctive concept: visitors enter through the front patio and coffee bar, called Eden, before heading up to Heaven for their food or down to Heaven’s opposite for late-night dancing. The restaurant serves a deliberately succinct menu that catalogs dishes ranging from mustard-brushed wild salmon to a NY strip steak in a red-wine demi-glace served with garlic-stuffed dates. The seared pork loin displays an Indian influence with a curried beurre blanc and a garnish of mango chutney. Sacramento Press contributor Melissa Corker also elaborated on Purgatory’s decor, which runs from powder-blue walls and diffused white light upstairs to reds, grays, and a bar downstairs that’s topped with granite, which means it probably came from either a granite quarry or a countertop quarry.

1616 J St
Sacramento,
CA
US

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