Real Food Recipes, Fresh from the Wanderlust Hollywood Café

At the heart of Wanderlust Hollywood is the Wanderlust Café, helmed by famed chef Seamus Mullen. For Seamus, food is not just sustenance—it’s the medicine he used to heal himself from a crippling autoimmune disease. With this new series, From the Wanderlust Kitchen, we celebrate our unique partnership with Seamus by sharing 25 of his recipes from the Café, as well as interviews capturing his food philosophy. Come to the table! And join the #WanderlustKitchen.

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Week 1

Tomato and Watermelon Gazpacho

A chilled soup that’s equal parts refreshing and sweet

Soft Scramble Open Face Sandwich

If you don’t already consider eggs a superfood, this recipe will convince you

Marinated Beet Salad with Horseradish Vinaigrette

The colors! The flavors! The nutrition! This salad has it all.

Forbidden Black Rice with Grass-Fed Beef

The secret ingredient? Coconut flakes. 

Seaweed Salad with Carrot-Ginger Dressing

Mix up your salad game with this gorgeous, Japanese-inspired version

The Ultimate BALT Sandwich

Heritage bacon, creamy avocado, and heriloom tomato make this the king of sandwiches


Seamus Remembers His First Bad Tomato

Week 2

Chia 3 Ways: 2 Tonics and a Pudding

A trio of chia seed recipes to start your day right

Ancient Grain Bowl with Feta and Olives

A warm bowl of farro, teff, amaranth, and millet is just the thing to nourish the soul

Excellent Avocado Toast and Soft Egg

The only avocado toast recipe you’ll ever need

Tropical Energy Bar with Macadamia Nuts

Portable nutrition that’s a cinch to make

Carrot Hummus with Turmeric

An exciting and super-healthy riff on everyone’s favorite snack


How Seamus Healed Himself with Food

Week 3

Shaved Raw Heirloom Summer Squash Salad

Don’t let the onset of fall keep you from enjoying this bright and citrusy salad

Heirloom Tomato and Watermelon Salad

A beautifully simple salad that allows the quality of the ingredients to shine through

Spicy Kale Caesar with Anchovy-Citrus Vinaigrette

The zing of the chiles, the richness of the avocado, the  umami-rich vinaigrette—this is so much more than your average kale salad

Cultured Porridge of Steel-Cut Oats

For when your savory cravings strike

Breakfast Tacos with Charred Tomatillo Salsa

A super-charged (and utterly delicious) way to start your day


Seamus Brings the Flavors of Spain Home

Week 4

Farmer’s Market Frittata with Roasted Garlic Aioli

The perfect vehicle for your farmer’s market haul, this fluffy frittata satisfies for any meal

Crudité with Green Goddess Vinaigrette

A lovely raw vegetable plate with a secret weapon—the best Green Goddess vinaigrette you’ve ever had

Avocado Cup with Grapefruit & Burrata

A deliciously creative use of our favorite (and we mean favorite) ingredients


The vegetarian BLT of your dreams

Grilled King Oyster Mushroom Wrap

Who says a meat- and gluten-free lunch can’t be both hearty and flavorful?

Surprise & Delight Sandwich with Grilled Nectarines

Sweet, savory, and perfect. That’s how we’d describe this supremely satisfying sandwich.


Why We Should Think of “Diet” As a Way of Life


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