Borrowed Earth Café
Simply the Best Food on the Planet...
We Use the Best Organic Ingredients!
100% GLUTEN FREE
(630) 795-1729 or(630) 795-1RAW
970 Warren Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Frequently Asked Question: Why did you pick those hours?
Answer: Why not?
Cheese Perogies $8.95 Bite-sized crescents of thinly sliced seasonal root veggies wrapped around a blend of nut “cheese” flavored with garlic, wheat free tamari, lemon juice, and bell pepper.
Hummus & Crackers $8.95 Seasoned cashew and sesame seed hummus with flax crackers.
Spinach Artichoke Dip & Crackers $8.95 Creamy spinach and artichoke served with flax crackers.
Stuffed Mushrooms $8.95 Mushrooms stuffed with pine nuts and a delicate blend of spices and herbs.
Borrowed Earth's World Famous Salad $16.95 Six salads served with our Borrowed Earth House Dressing.
Kale-Licious Salad $16.95 Kale, hemp seed and cabbage served with our Borrowed Earth House Dressing.
Borrowed Earth Blended Side Salad $10.95 Three side salads served with our Borrowed Earth House Dressing.
* Salads vary from day to day and with the seasons.
SOUPS $6.95 cup $8.95 bowl. Ask your server for our daily special.
ENTREES Served with salad. Salads vary from day to day and with the seasons.
Planet Pizza $17.95 Made with wheat-free buckwheat, flax seed and spice crust, covered with marinara sauce, tomatoes and ricotta nut "cheese."
Earth Burger $17.95 Walnut / carrot garden “burger” packed between Borrowed Earth “buns”with raw catsup. Served with jicama “fries" and one tasty side salad.
Spinach Quiche $17.95 Shredded spinach, creamy nut cheese and fresh vegetables all served in a wedge.
Burrito Loco $17.95 Guacamole, sour cream “cheese,” salsa and spicy sunflower seed “beans” wrapped in a corn tortilla.
Lasagna $17.95 Layers of zucchini noodles, spinach, and vegetables topped with a cashew ricotta "cheese" and marinara sauce.
Falafels Falafels Falafels $17.95 Ground nuts combined with rich spices rolled together and wrapped in a carrot flax seed wrap.
Sweet Potato Quesadilla $17.95 Stuffed with sweet potato salad and tangy macadamia cashew "cheese" wrapped in a corn and flax seed tortilla.
Gimme a Gyro $17.95 The meat is made with savory spices and nuts and seeds, served with hummus sauce and fresh tomatoes on our version of carrot flax seed wrap.
I Can't Believe It's Not An Egg Salad Sandwich $17.95 Creamy eggless "egg" salad made with nuts, diced celery, and scallions, served in our carrot flax seed wrap with mixed greens.
DESSERTS We have only one rule: Nobody leaves without dessert.
Ask your server for our daily dessert specials as well as the flavors available for the items below.
Out of this World Cheese Cake $8.95
Every Day You Can Eat Our Ice Cream Sundae $8.95
Savoy Truffles $3.95
Hot or Cold Teas
Clove, Chamomile, Yerbamate, Jasmine, Hibiscus, Mint, White, Green, Rooibos, $2.95 cup / $5.95 carafe
Need it sweeter? A side of agave is available for $1.50.
Smoothies* $7.95 (12oz) / $9.95 (16oz)
Piña Colada – coconut, banana, pineapple
Holy Cacao! – Cacao, banana, agave
Mixed Berry - mixed berries, banana, agave
Earth Green – fresh greens, seasonal fruit, banana
* Extras (add $2) maca or hemp protein
Chocolatté – cacao, banana, agave, coconut water, and a hint of cayenne pepper $5.95
Yerbamaté Latté – delicious boost of maté energy with nut milk, cinnamon & agave $5.95
Coconut – exotic young Thai coconut milk served in the shell with a straw $5.95
Recommended for Kids!
Mom, Can I Really Have a Banana Split for Lunch or Dinner? $10.95
Yes, you can. Fresh whole banana split down the middle topped with almond butter, raisins, goji berries and two scoops of banana ice cream covered in chocolate sauce.
Need more suggestions for kids? Ask you server...
NOTE: We use NUTS in almost all of our dishes and all of our food may have been in contact with NUTS. Aside from NUT ALLERGIES we can accommodate or work with other dietary needs. Please let your server know if your diet has been restricted or altered because of an allergy.
If you’re avoiding gluten, note that the Perogies and Stuffed Mushroom appetizers use raw soy sauce. All the other things on the menu aside from those items are gluten free. Occasionally, some of our specials have raw soy, so please let your server know if you have a food allergy or are avoiding certain ingredients.
Everything is made by us.