Environment: Restaurant Program

Making it easier for you to eat well while eating out

Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project has partnered with local restaurants committed to serving you the same great-tasting food with fewer calories and more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and healthier fats.

The level of participation (Bronze, Silver or Gold) is set by the number of healthy practices offered at the restaurant. Stop in soon and experience just how tasty foods can be when prepared with better health in mind!

Visit these participating restaurants:

View a summary chart showing the healthier options offered at the Bronze, Silver and Gold levels.

View the complete list of healthier offerings provided at the Bronze, Silver and Gold levels.


Bronze LEVEL

Burger King®
Cottonwood Grill - New Ulm Golf and Country Club
Green Mill Restaurant and Bar
Lamplighter Family Sports Bar & Grill
Ulmer Cafe 
Veigel's Kaiserhoff

Silver Level

Cash Wise Deli
Joni's Restaurant
Martin Luther College Cafeteria
Gutes Essen Deli


Gold Level

Restaurants and Approved Menu Items
George's Fine Steaks & Spirits
  • Angie’s Sauteed Salmon
  • Skinless Baked Chicken
  • Wicked Wraps (either Sauteed Chicken and Vegetables or Sauteed Portabella Mushroom and Vegetables)
  • George’s Fruited Salad
  • Chicken Mediterranean with grilled veggies 
  • Sweet and Spicy Salmon
  • Fresh snap peas
  • Green bean almondine
  • Marinated asparagus
  • Market fresh fruit mix
  • Rice pilaf
  • Tomato roughy
New Ulm Medical Center Cafeteria 
  • All meals, entrées, sides or soups labeled "BeFit"
New Ulm Medical Center Cafe
  • All meals, entrées, sides or soups labeled "BeFit"
Perkins® Restaurant and Bakery
  • Fit Favorites menu: Lemon Tilapia, Tuscan Grilled Chicken, Roast Turkey Sandwich 
  • Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Build your own Egg Beaters® omelet with any of the following- mushrooms, tomatoes, spinach, broccoli, avocado, onions, green pepper- and order with dry whole wheat toast
  • All sandwiches on Fresh Fit Choice Menu - visit Subway's website for their "Fresh Fit Choices" for nutritional information
Turner Hall
  • Raspberry Chicken Salad

Get help from the Menu Fairy to make healthier choices when you eat out!

Eating out doesn’t have to mean eating extra calories, fat and sugar. Making a few healthful SWAPs in what you eat when you eat out can have a big impact on your health. The Menu Fairy offers simple, doable tips to make healthful eating easy for your whole family.
  • The Menu Fairy to the Rescue: Family Meals Mattter
  • The Menu Fairy to the Rescue: Fruits and Veggies
  • The Menu Fairy to the Rescue: Lead by Example
  • The Menu Fairy to the Rescue: Dessert with Five Spoons

Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project and our restaurant partners are committed to making healthy eating easy! Check back frequently to learn about new Restaurant Program partners and promotions.

If you are a restaurant owner or manager and are interested in participating in our program please click here for more information.