Body is a day spa that offers Rolfing, acupuncture, hydrating paraffin facials and a general feeling that you've been somehow transported to LA. Inside, the tiny Whole Body Café specializes in raw, vegan, wheat-free, dairy- and sugar-free food, which makes it sound like the place serves nothing but shredded carrots and carob-covered raisins. On the contrary.
Here you can nosh on a plate of tempeh with sweet potato and greens or a turkey sandwich with smoked ***image1***
mozzarella and roasted red pepper, a stuffed collard green burrito or a bowl of yellow curry with brown rice, any of which will leave you satisfied but not stuffed
. The juice bar can add hemp protein powder to your carrot, kale and ginger concoction or you could just go for a macchiato. The bakery case contains a fascinating array of raw desserts such as maple hemp nut bars sitting next to regular old chocolate chip cookies. Indeed, the Whole Body Café is the kind of place where a total square could have a perfectly pleasant meal with the biggest hippie in Santa Fe. While one drains three double espressos and wolfs down a tuna salad sandwich with chips and a chocolate brownie, the other could partake of raw "lasagna" with a cup of raw soup and a dehydrated flax cracker, followed by an organic banana chai smoothie. It's a win-win dining destination.333 Cordova Road, 986-0362. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. $www.bodyofsantafe.com