nourish your body

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100% PLANT-based Healthy global cuisine cooked with love 

Apoyo Lodge strives to source seasonal organic (when possible) plant-based whole foods found locally in Nicaragua and to promote mindful eating. We wholeheartedly believe on the say "You are what you eat" and for that reason we serve fresh, healthy, authentic, nourishing and real dishes to our guests.

 
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Meals at the lodge are a combination of raw and cooked dishes made with exclusively with plant-based whole foods which come from the Earth. We want to live in harmony with Mother Nature and respect all earthlings, therefore all meals are free of meat, fish, dairy and eggs. As we also want to do what's best for the human body and mind, refined sugars, nasty oils and preservatives are also banned from our kitchen. 

 
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Strong emphasis is placed on incorporating whole foods into all dishes such as local dark leafy greens, herbs, veggies, tropical fruits, fermented foods, sprouts, nuts, grains and seeds. Our menu has been mindfully created including simple, yet delicious dishes from global cuisine adapted to Nicaraguan produce, keeping in mind basic principles of nutrition and food combination - you will be getting more than enough of the nutritional value you need to thrive and feel your best.

We are also very happy to cater for most food allergies and intolerances, we will try our best to accommodate all your dietary needs (always respecting an animal product free environment). 

 
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COME AND DINE WITH US

  1. Main Kitchen

Open from 8am to 8pm, we offer three meals per day for guests and visitors. We have a weekly seasonal menu that changes daily, so you will enjoy a different breakfast, lunch and dinner every day of the week, all cooked in front of your very eyes in our open kitchen.

  • Breakfast (8am - 10am) includes a main course, tea, coffee, natural juice and / or fruit to share and is included for our guests. The cost for visitors is $8 USD per person.

  • Lunch (12.30pm - 2.00pm) is a full menu that includes 2-3 course meal and a non-alcoholic natural drink. The cost is $15 USD per adult for a full portion, or $10 USD if it is half portion or for children.

  • Dinner (6.30pm - 8.00pm) is also a full menu that includes 2-3 course meal and a non-alcoholic natural drink. Dinner is also included for our guests, and for visitors the cost is $15 USD per adult for a full portion, or $10 USD if it is half portion or for children.

 

sample menU

Here are some examples of what might be on the menu during your stay:

Breakfast

  • Nica Breakfast: Gallo pinto, tortillas, almond cream cheese, grilled plantains and roasted tomatoes.

  • Orange juice, Coffee, tea

LUNCH

  • Moussaka with greek salad

  • Avocado and Chocolate Ganache

DINNER

  • Red Lentil Soup

  • Maki Sushi Roll with Tamarind Sauce and Vegetable Tempura

  • Vegan Lemon Curd with Caramel Sauce

 

BREAKFAST

  • Oat and banana pancakes with squash compote and fresh fruits

  • Fruits to share, Coffee, tea, juice

LUNCH

  • “Mezze Platter”: Babaganoush, Sorghum Tabbouleh, Roasted red peppers, beet hummus, falafel with tahini sauce and homemade dehydrated crackers

  • Squash Brownie

DINNER

  • Garden Soup

  • Marinated Tofu and Vegetable Stir Fry with Glass Noodles

  • Raw Papaya Cake

 

*You can check a sample weekly menu here*

 
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2. healthy bar

Our Healthy Bar is open from 10am to 5pm, giving guests and non-guests the opportunity to enjoy healthy snacks, light meals, decadent sweets and cakes, nourishing smoothies, fresh juices, coconut water and Nicaraguan coffee. 

For our current Healthy Bar menu click here.

 
 

WE ARE PLEASED TO RECEIVE VISITORS WHO WISH TO EAT WITH US EVEN IF THEY DON'T staying with us, BUT IT IS NECESSARY TO RESERVE IN ADVANCE IF THEY WANT TO enjoy our daily MENU, BECAUSE WE ONLY COOK for the number of people we expect. VISITORS WITHOUT RESERVATIONS WILL BE WELCOMEd TO OUR BAR, FOR WHICH IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO RESERVE IN ADVANCE. THE BAR IS NOT OPEN FOR VISITORS DURING PRIVATE retreats.

FOR RESERVATIONS AND INFORMATION, YOU CAN CALL +505 84930400, SEND A MESSAGE BY WHATSAPP TO +50581851592 OR WRITE An eMAIL TO APOYOLODGE@GMAIL.COM.