The Open Hearth is a Santa Cruz based, healthy meal preparation service that offers tasty, therapeutic and deeply nourishing meals, beverages and snacks. The meals are prepared with love and are always gluten-free. The Open Hearth is committed to using high quality, nutrient-dense, whole food-based ingredients. The ingredients are primarily organically grown and plant-based (vegan). The offerings from The Open Hearth support a heart-healthy, anti-inflammatory, and alkalizing diet and lifestyle. The philosophy and practices of The Open Hearth honor that food is medicine.