Eat well, feel good, get fit Community resources for a happy new you Eat well Bet on the Farm! farmers market Organized by Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich, the Bet on the Farm! market is a foodie’s fresh paradise, hidden in a nondescript office park. Just follow the trail of fashionably rumpled suburbo-hipsters and make yourself a dinner to remember. 7485 South Dean Martin Drive, Ste. 106, www.betonthefarm.com Chef Mayra, vegan Caribbean personal chef Lettuce was never so exciting: Chef Mayra brings Southwestern and Caribbean flavors to vegan cooking. The personal vegan chef also makes gluten-free wedding cakes and baby food. But what about gluten-free wedding cake-flavored baby food? 722-0108, www.mychefmayra.com Go Raw Café Living Cuisine and Juice Bar The raw lifestyle isn’t just about nibbling a fistful of kale and calling it “nature’s leafy ice cream.” With two locations, Go Raw serves delish raw dishes, from sushi to pizza. 2910 Lake East Drive, 254-5382; 2381 E. Windmill Lane #18, 450-9007, www.gorawcafe.com Las Vegas Farmers Market In addition to tasty organic produce, this market also features art and jewelry. Don’t eat those, though. It takes place the third 44 D e s e r t C o m pa n i o n J a n u a r y 2 0 1 1
Bet on the Farm! farmers market is a foodie heaven, if heaven were made of organic vegetables.
Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 9200 Tule Springs Road, www.lasvegasfarmersmarket.com Peas and Carrots Vegan Food What’s a lazy vegan to do? Call Peas and Carrots Vegan Food. They cook and deliver everything from vegan cupcakes to meatless casseroles – all without so much as making a panda frown. 612-6663, www.pcveganfood.blogspot.com
Ronald’s Donuts This unassuming donut shop is the only one in town to sell vegan donuts. Translation: Diet and pig out at the same time. 4600 W. Spring Mountain Road, 873-1032 Stay Healthy! This health food mainstay has been in business for more than 25 years, and has a KLAV 1230 AM radio show to get the health in your ears. 840 S. Rancho Drive, #14, 877-2494, www.stayhealthy.info
Pure Health Foods If you want to fortify your hoard of ear candles, Pure Health Foods is the place. And it’s the place to get your tough-to-find health foods, from Miracle Noodle (made of miracles!) to vegan cheese alternative. 7575 W. Washington #129, 366-9297, www. purehealthfoodslv.com
Sunrise Coffee Co. Never feel guilty about ordering a bucketsized caramel macchiato again: Every drink at Sunrise comes with a choice of soy, almond or rice milk and organic syrup and sweeteners. And for fiber: poetry on Wednesday nights. 3130 E. Sunset Road, 433-3304, www.sunrisecoffeelv.com
Rainbow’s End Las Vegas This 30-year-old all vegan café and store sells groceries, vitamins and herbs. There’s so much health going on here, the place needs a health overflow valve. 1100 E. Sahara Ave., #101, 737-1338, www.rainbowsendlv.com
Veggie Delight Mock Meat: Hot new band or the specialty of Veggie Delight? The answer: yum! They also serve meatless Vietnamese and Chinese dishes. 3504 Wynn Road, 310-6565, www.veggiedelight.biz