IBy Jeanette Hall
I sat down with Vicky Lin, owner,
Bakery and why it has become so popular.
The ‘why’ becomes obvious. It’s
not just a bakery, but a café that offers
only fresh, organic meals, made with
seasonal fruits and vegetables promoting
healthy eating. “I always wanted
to have a bakery/café because my
states, but the real goal is “achieving
a healthy lifestyle through the use of
Moringa is the key ingredient to
just about everything the bakery/café sells. “Already it’s in
Grown organically on 17 acres in Dade City, the Lins care
for about 300-400 moringa trees. The Moringa herb contains
coporated in everything. It is a healthy alternative to eat daily.
Vicky’s concern is that so many people don’t know what
they are eating, they think they have an allergy to this or that.
“I come from a backgrround where I was allergic to many
things and have since healed myself thru eating not just organically,
but eating the right herbs and vitamins. What we
Which is why Vicky has established herself as a lifestyle
coach, studying under a chinese herbalist doctor and current-
concerns and develops a plan to use herbs that will help
their condition. Many regular customers will stop in and say
it works for them. They usually return to give us an update
on how they are feeling. This is just one way we try to help
our customers. We are not a pharmacy but more of a natural
Once a clients health issues are established, Vicky designs
a weekly meal plan. First, there is her special tea that must be
taken to detox the body, otherwise nutrition will not be absorbed
into your system. Detox is the key to beginning your
journey to health. Then comes eating the right foods, staying
away from processed meals and eating organically so that the
body will start to heal itself. It’s a Living Food Lifestyle.
Vicky’s goal is to teach the community to be cautious of
what they consume. “We are what we eat, so that’s why we
This past year Vicky has been out in the community hosting
seminars, community talks and presenting cooking demos
at the Florida Wellness Center. It’s not a lot of cooking, its
like in its raw form. Many are used to canned, powdered, processed
or pre-made. We teach the attendees how to incorporate
food in its natural form and show them how to prepare it.
plained. “We talk about how different colors go into different
parts of our organs. As an example, the yellow color goes
into our spleen, red goes into our heart, white into our lungs,
black into the kidneys and green into the liver. This is a very
balanced porridge which allows for easy absorption during
the morning to help the body get ready for the day. Lin prepares
the ingredients dry so that you can cook it at home.
Vicky’s plans for the upcoming year are to continue to
reach out to the community, educating and bringing aware-
cercise, spirituality to promote peace of mind and to be cen-
she can to promote a healthy lifestyle. For more information,
to schedule a consultation or invite Vicky to speak she can be
reached at 813.715.0622.
It’s not one day or one cup of tea, it’s a lifestyle.
Healthy Eating and Discover a
Whole New Way to Experience Food!
Owners Vicky Lin and Bernard Wong
Everything is made from
FRESH, grown produce
from our local farm!
“Our delicious dishes are made to complement
the growing season, so the menu will change
often. We offer homemade breads, bakery
items, and a variety of lunch choices . . . all
created with FRESH Natural ingredients.”
Eat under our Covered Patio or Take Out!
Catering Services Available
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