If you live in LA or are just visiting, check out these epics spots! Each of these restaurants is Earth-Diet approved. While some may not be fully Organic or have a complete gluten-free menu, they have great options to make any meal an earth diet-approved meal. I have included the menu items of each restaurant I recommend. Even better - each of these restaurants delivers via Doordash!
Sweetgreen has a mission to build healthier communities by connecting people to real food. They saw an opportunity to reimagine fast food and where quality was never sacrificed for convenience. They offer multiple bowls, salads, plates, and sides with quality ingredients.
Here are some of the items I recommend:
- Avocado Chickpea Crunch
- Fish Taco
- Guacamole Greens
- Super Green Goddess - sub out the ranch with vinigarette to keep it dairy-free if you like
- Garden Cobb- ask for no cheese to keep it dairy-free if you like
M Cafe Organic
is a plant-focused restaurant that "emphasizes balance and joy, and celebrates the health of the body, the mind, and the planet." They are known for their chilled kale salad with spicy peanut dressing, yum! M Cafe uses minimally processed ingredients from local, organic, and/or sustainable sources. Everything is prepared without red meat, poultry, refined sugars, dairy products, or eggs. The whole menu is Earth-Diet
approved. Just be sure to ask for GF on anything that does not specify if you prefer GF.
is fully plant-based and 100% organic. They are farm-to-table resulting in nutrient-dense, satisfying meals. Cafe Gratitude focuses on what each of us has to be grateful for. They note that gratitude is their primary product. The whole menu is Earth-Diet
approved. Just be sure to ask for GF on anything that does not specify, if you prefer to be GF.
Sun Life Organics's
motto is "We exist to love, heal and inspire." Sun Life is more than just a juice bar, it's a way of life. They are committed to serving the highest quality organic ingredients. Their whole menu is Earth-Diet approved. Just be sure to ask for GF on anything that does not specify if you prefer to be GF.
is a Korean restaurant that uses high-quality, real ingredients sourced from partners they trust. Moon Bowls makes low sugar and low-calorie sauces from scratch daily. Their food is vegetable-forward and 100% gluten-free.
Here are some of the items I recommend:
- Sweet Chicken Kimchi
- Chicken and Egg
- Can build your own
menu consists of local, organic small farms at various markets where they shop every few days. In addition, they only use ingredients that are naturally gluten-free. They aim to steer clear of refined sugars, food additives, or other ingredients that don't promote all-around well-being. Honey Hi
truly values where their food comes from. The whole menu is Earth-Diet
approved but I would recommend:
- Breakfast bowl
- Community bowl
- Miso bowl
is traditional Mexican cuisine made all from scratch using local, organic ingredients. Gracias Madre
is 100% plant-based. They are gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free. The whole menu is Earth-Diet
is a local burger joint with burgers to fit any diet. The menu is focused on 100% grass-fed American beef and organic ingredients. They offer plant-based burgers and a 100% gluten-free menu. Such an epic burger upgrade! One of my favorite spots in LA. The menu is Earth-Diet approved, but here are a few recommendations:
- Any of the grass-fed burgers - can ask for no cheese or dairy-free cheese and gluten-free bun or no bun!
- Turkey burger - GF bun or no bun
- Grilled chicken sandwich - no cheese or vegan cheese, GF bun, or no bun
- Fries and onion rings are a great upgrade if wanting fries!!
Panini Kabob Grill
is my personal favorite in LA! Panini Kabob offers delicious, fresh, healthy, and prepared from scratch meals daily. They aim to give their guests "the best of the best" when it comes to their meals! Here are a few of my favorites:
-Green lentil soup
-Greek salad - no cheese if prefer to be dairy-free
-Charbroiled chicken shish kabob
-Grass-fed lamb shish kabob
Erewhon Market's mission is to "make healthy, pure, nutrient-rich foods and products available to all and to inspire people to eat better, eat less and live longer." This is my favorite grocery to shop at in LA. Great options for healthy snacks, desserts, and drinks. The hot bar is amazing! Anything is usually good to go there - ask for GF/DF options.
Photo courtesy of Erewhon Market Instagram.
Love Organic Vegan Cafe
Love Organic is a vegan cafe and an epic upgrade from typical Asian food. They aim to use organic ingredients in their dishes. They offer many gluten-free and raw options and are supportive of any dietary requests. Their menu is Earth-Diet approved but here are a few of my recommendations:
- Any of the curries
- Veggie soup
- Rainbow salad
- Green papaya salad
- Any of the GF noodles
- Love- pillar role
Photo courtesy of Love Organic Cafe Instagram.
Kreation Organic Juice
Kreation Organic Juice is an organic cafe with Mediterranean-Persian cuisine. They are committed to using organic, local, seasonal fruits and vegetables. "They flood the body’s cells with vitamins, minerals, and enzymes that cleanse, heal, and nourish." The whole menu is Earth-Diet approved. A few items are not GF but can be made GF if desired.
Photo courtesy of Kreation Organic Juice Instagram.
Califlower Pizza believes pizza shouldn't be junk food. They are known for re-thinking pizza by sourcing high-quality products and ingredients for their crust and toppings. All of their pizzas are 100% gluten-free, soy-free, and nut-free. They offer vegan pizzas in addition to an upgrade to a traditional pizza. Here are a few Earth-Diet recommendations:
- Farmer's market bounty - vegan option
- Old Hollywood - vegan option
- Art of pesto - vegan option
- Build your own option - with vegan cheese and vegan crust
is a fresh, healthy, and delicious twist on traditional Vietnamese Cuisine. They offer a gluten-free menu and anything from that menu is Earth-Diet
Frida Mexican Cuisine
is an epic upgrade for Mexican food! They are known for their authentic, made from scratch cuisine. Most dishes can be made dairy-free or gluten-free.
- Any of the taco options are great - ask for them to come in a lettuce wrap and no cheese if you prefer to keep it dairy free
- Salmon salad
-Tostada salad - can be made dairy free
- Any of the fajitas - ask for no tortillas or lettuce wraps to keep it gluten-free if desiered