- By KYMBERLY CHASE
Simply Wholesome is simply divine. They’ve been at the forefront of turning Windsor Hills from a food desert into a food oasis since 1981! It’s not only a restaurant with lots of inside and outside seating — there is a fully stocked health food store attached featuring everything from nutrition books, crystals, supplements, herbs, spices, snacks, and other plant-based treats. I’ve been coming here for over 20 years because this spot emphasized healthy vegan and vegetarian food from the very beginning.
During the coronavirus crisis, Percell Keeling, owner of this family run business and an avid health advocate, has chosen to offer take-out only. There is a single line for pick-up as they limit the number of people inside to maintain the healthiest situation for all customers. Due to Simply Wholesome’s popularity, I highly recommend calling in your order in advance. Vegetarian, vegan, Caribbean, and soul food all in one place. I recently had the “We Are One,” grilled fish with macaroni and cheese, black-eyed peas with okra, and cornbread with sides of yams and plantains. I’m also a big fan of the Jamaican patties, spinach, and jerk chicken. There’s an extensive smoothie menu from which you’ll be sure to find something to love.
This place is a true gem, a one-stop for all kinds of healthy yumminess, including amazing desserts (don’t miss the sweet potato pecan pie and vegan banana pudding)! Go!
Simply Wholesome is located at 4508 W Slauson Avenue in L.A.