Mother Earth Coffee and Gifts

410 Second Ave. N.
Lake Worth, FL 33460
561-460-8647
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Christina Mendenhall

Details

  • Tue-Sat 8:30am-4pm, Sun 10am-2pm
  • $
  • Wheelchair accessible, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Smoking, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available, Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Necessary
Long thought of as a coffee shop and tea house, you'd be wrong to assume Mother Earth Sanctuary is just another hipster lounge for caffeinating. Yes, there are more than 30 types of herbal teas, but more important is the food: a breathtaking assortment of handmade veggie burgers — 20 varieties to be exact — in a rainbow of flavors. Chef-owner Patti Lucia first began making them when she decided to expand her menu of comfort food favorites to more health-focused fare. Today, what started with a single burger has grown to dozens, each made using fresh, local ingredients from a nearby market and featuring a black bean, garbanzo bean, or sweet potato base. All burgers have their own names (and their own stories behind their unique ingredients), are vegan-friendly, and can be made with a choice of Lucia's homemade naan bread served warm from the griddle. Among the most popular is the Aztec, a nod to the ancient culture, that combines fresh tomato, cilantro, jalapeño cumin, and chili spice with a black bean base. Or maybe the John and Yoko is more your style (an homage to one of Lucia's favorite couples that enjoyed a macrobiotic diet), a burger made with organic brown rice, sweet potato, kale, and wakame seaweed and seasoned with curry spices. They all come with her house cilantro aioli, but be sure to ask for a side of the fresh, homemade ketchup too.

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