Special Diets at Nature's Kitchen Restaurant

-We honor people's food and diet choices-

Our Chefs are trained in Raw Foods, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten Free and other Special  Diets



Nature's Kitchen honors the special diets of our guests


Gluten Free Diet


Nature's Kitchen Restaurant strives to provide safe food for people who have challenges with gluten. 
  • Alternate breads are made and acquired by us
  • Careful discussion by our trained senior staff identifies the level of caution necessary
  • Staff is trained to use care not to cross contaminate the gluten free products or to allow gluten to be introduced to the customer's food

Vegetarian Diet


Vegetarian diets both raw and cooked are able to be enjoyed while staying at the Maya Mountain Lodge:
  • Delicious salads from pesticide-free produce comes, in part, from our own gardens
  • Delicious in-house sauces and dressings are healthy, delicious, and intersting
  • Eggs are, in part, from our own organically raised chickens
  • Local and imported cheeses allow an international cuisine to be achieve
  • protein sources include seeds, nuts, a variety of beans and bean products

Vegan Diet


A Plant based diet is considered one of the fastest growing diets. We support this diet by:
  • Our organic gardens supply our kitchen
  • Sprouting in our own kitchen assures quality
  • We acquire and store pesticide-free grains such as rice and beans
  • We mill our own wheat berries thus assuring nutritious breads
  • We purchase mushrooms, nuts, and other items we don't grow
  • We make our own probiotics such as fire tonic, Kombucha, and sauerkraut

Raw Food Diet


Raw diets are sometimes chosen by people who are using food as medicine during a recuperation or convalescent program.
  • Raw Cuisine is supported by arrangement
  • Sprouts, sauerkraut, nut butters, nut sauces, and various beans and seed provide the protean
  • Our own organic garden provides provides for our kitchen
  • Raw food cuisine is used by the owners of the lodge and taught at the Wellness Center