Julia's Kitchen

Nourish your body, feed your soul.

About Julia’s Kitchen January 30, 2012



Julia’s Kitchen is a small, casual restaurant serving food that is unparallelled in quality. We are all about the food. We love it. We soak, sprout, and ferment it. We treat it with care. We allow it to shine in its simplicity.

Everything is organic, because organic ingredients are always available in this little gem of a town. If we can’t get something organic (other than a few things like salt and baking soda), we use something else.

We use olive oil and coconut oil; only those. And we are very careful about how we treat them.

We understand that the abundance of food available to us is a true blessing and we hold the awareness that there are many others throughout the world, even in our own country, for whom food is far from abundant. We are very mindful to avoid waste, to avoid unnecessary ingredients, and to make the most of the ingredients we do use.

Sprouting seeds (what we call grains, beans, nuts, and seeds) changes their nutritional profile; it pretty much makes them into different foods. A sprouted seed versus one that is not sprouted has a higher proportion of protein and a lower proportion of starch; it takes less energy to digest because chemical changes have taken place that, in effect, unlock the available nutrients rather than keeping them bound up by phytates and other anti-nutrients. That’s why seeds have almost always been soaked, sprouted, and/or fermented. That’s why we do it now.


21 Responses to “About Julia’s Kitchen”

  1. Dona Laurita Says:

    thank you, julia for the delicious food last night at our WE2E meeting! I soooo believe in your vision & am excited to tell friends, clients about your wonderful cafe! Hope to see you soon! dona laurita

  2. could you please post your phone number somewhere that is easily visible? love your food and your restaurant…xo

  3. Kris Says:

    The food here is incredibly nourishing. I always leave feeling full–never over-stuffed–and always happy. Thanks Julia!

  4. Renee Thompson Says:

    Great lunch today for me and my boys!!! Will be stopping by for dinner soon.

  5. Alison Says:

    Is there an email I can contact you at? I am a student at CU very interested in what you’re doing and want to get involved if possible!

  6. Karli Says:

    Hi! Do you have any available job opportunities? I would love to work there!

  7. Samantha Says:

    Hi Julia! Can I arrange for a few brownies/blondies with cashew frosting for sampling for a party (of course we will pay!)? How much lead time do you need and is it possible to just get a few of each? Thanks!

    • adaba Says:

      Hi Samantha. Sure! We could make them on Thursday at the soonest, or just let us know when you need them!

  8. Samantha Says:

    Awesome! They won’t b sampled until Saturday. Will they still be good? Otherwise should we make it Friday am? Also, do you have cake slices or cupcakes I can also take with for sampling?

  9. […] email friend suggested checking out Julia’s Kitchen. Their website states they are 100% plant-based and gluten-free. Wish I’d had time to check this […]

  10. miranda Says:

    So absolutely everything listed anywhere on the site is vegan and gluten-free? The entire cafe and bakery menu?

    • adaba Says:

      Yes! Absolutely all gluten free and vegan, organic as well. I don’t believe in cutting corners on ingredients or the intention that goes into the food, so we use olive oil and coconut oil (no canola, sunflower, etc), low-impact sweeteners, etc, etc. Just like you’d make at home! We hope you’ll come in, and tell your friends as we are trying to spread the word!

  11. Allison Says:

    Just enjoyed a fantastic Mother’s Day lunch with my family. So happy to have discovered this healthy restaurant. It was like going to a friend’s home for dinner. Thanks! Allison and Scott

  12. hyp8n Says:

    I visited recently and really loved your restaurant. I noticed you recently merged with Adaba Foods and wanted to ask, does Adaba Foods use all organic / non-GMO ingredients? Thank you :)

    • adaba Says:

      Thank you-i am glad you enjoyed it! Adaba Foods was actually the precursor to Julia’s Kitchen and yes, all ingredients were and are organic and gmo-free! Always will be…

  13. Wendy Says:

    I am wondering if there is any dairy at all in the cashew cream cheese? Can you tell me all that’s in it?

    • adaba Says:

      Hi wendy. We dont serve any dairy. The ingredients of the cream cheese are cashews, rejuvelac, lemon juice, olive oil, and salt. Rejuvelac is the fermented liquid from soaking buckwheat and millet.

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