From cold-pressed juices to raw desserts, this week in Wellness Watch we take a look at six of the best raw cafes around the country.
← Shoku Iku, Melbourne
Japanese for ‘food education’ Shoku Iku is known for their smoothies and teas. They use organic and seasonal produce to create a menu of health-enhancing foods and drinks that are packed with nutrients and superfoods. From medicinal tea blends to raw desserts and even gently warmed soups (yes, raw food can be served warm) eating at Shoku is as much about a delicious dining experience as it is about optimizing your health.
Yong Green Food, Melbourne
Yong Green Food has a vast plant-based menu consisting of both raw and cooked dishes to cater everyone’s needs. Whether you’re after an incredible salad, gluten-free options or a wholesome warming meal, the food at Yong will leave you nourished, energised and satisfied.
Located across the road from Mooloolaba beach, Ground is a perfect mix of stylish surrounds and incredibly delicious organic food and drinks. After all, what could be more refreshing after a day at the beach than a cold-pressed juice or chocolate milkshake made with fresh almond milk? With a mission to improve health and happiness, Ground Organics offers incredible superfood smoothies, out-of-this-world raw desserts and the best raw wraps we’ve ever tasted. They also have a wellness store under the same roof.
From Earth and Water, Burleigh Heads, Queensland
From Earth and Water is serves a seasonal menu filled with delicious organic foods kept in their natural state. From Earth and Water source the best local produce to create vibrant dishes with artistic presentation.
← Earth to Table, Sydney
Earth to Table’s completely raw and vegan menu is bound to impress. Tucked away in Sydney’s eastern suburbs this cozy little cafe serves amazing raw desserts. The raw cheesecakes and ice creams are a must try. Although Earth to Table is most famous for its cakes and desserts, the seasonal menu is nothing short of creative and also includes salads, sides and main meals as well.
This stylish, plant-based eatery has got a lot to offer. As well as being home to a vibrant café this is a proper wellness destination with a fitness studio offering yoga and Pilates and a health food store. They even host vintage markets and regular raw food workshops. The next available workshop is on Sunday 10 August. Go for a yoga class than get lost in conversation with great friends while indulging in flavour-filled raw cakes.