4th & Heart Grassfed Ghee

Los Angeles, CA based 4th & Heart Grassfed Ghee is on a mission to modernize ancient pantry food staples starting with a line of purely grass-fed and flavored spreadable butters known as “ghee.” 4th & Heart is an ode to the Heart Chakra. It’s the intersection where most of us get stuck. We think through everything and we rarely feel our way through. Our intellect gets in the way. We find the most lasting decisions are heart choices, not hard choices.

We move forward with bold intention, and with your hearts and our hearts in mind. We want what we put into our product to move you, motivate you, and inspire you.

Why 4th & Heart Grassfed Ghee

When asked why one should use ghee instead of butter (or its substitutes) my mind races with thousands of reasons. What first comes to mind are the practical reasons: high heat cooking, culinary inspired flavors, shelf stability, and the “back to basics” approach to eating. Then there are ALL of the health reasons!

4th & Heart grass-fed ghee uses the highest quality grass-fed butter, sourced from a cooperative of farms in New Zealand. Grass is naturally high in Vitamins A, D, E, K and CLA. When the cow’s milk is rich with these vitamins, it goes directly to the butter and therefore, to the ghee. Just how Mom’s nutrition goes to her baby when drinking breast milk!

Let me break it down…

Butter = Milk Solids + Butter Fat + Water

Ghee = Butter – Milk Solids – Water

Water + Milk Solids = 20% of each stick of butter, therefore, ghee is just a higher dose of the good fat found in butter. What’s different about 4th & Heart ghee? Well, we cook it slowly and use fresh ingredients to create flavor profiles that make cooking much more fun and versatile.

4th & Heart Grassfed Ghee Products Include:

Original Ghee, White Truffle Salt, Himalayan Pink Salt, California Garlic, Madagascar Vanilla Bean, Chocti Chocolate Spread – Coffee

4th & Heart Story

Fourth & Heart is an artisanal food brand based in Los Angeles, CA, set on a mission to modernize ancient pantry food staples starting with a line of grass-fed flavored pure spreadable butters known as "ghee".

Fourth & Heart is an ode to the Heart Chakra. It’s the intersection where most of us get stuck. We think through everything and we rarely feel our way through it. Our intellect gets in the way. I find the most lasting decisions are heart choices and not hard choices.

Fourth & Heart hopes to inspire others through the passion we put into our product and to inspire “heart” decisions, not hard decisions.

We move forward with bold intention, and with your hearts and our hearts in mind. We want what we put into our product to move you, motivate you, inspire you.

Meet Raquel

Raquel, devout Ashtanga Yogini, snowboarder, lover of all things food was born in Brazil and later migrated at age six to Northern California with her mother and brother in the early 80’s. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her family and is mother to two young boys. She is the principal creator of Tava Organics, LTD, parent company of Fourth & Heart. She prides herself on the ability to tackle family, work, self and play – she wants to milk each minute of each day.







Meet Lilly

Lilly is a self-professed Excel nerd, hula hooper, and craft beer aficionado. Her passion for simple, delicious, wholesome foods originated after she graduated from UCLA and was finally forced to cook for herself. As a lifelong Californian, she loves nothing better than biking to the beach in the summertime with her high school sweetheart, now husband. She is the co-founder of 4th & Heart and believes in learning something new every day.







Now, Fancy is Easy with 4th & Heart Grassfed Ghee.

Turn your parsnips into White Truffle Parsnips, your plain oatmeal into Madagascar Vanilla Bean Oatmeal, and your morning Paleo or Sourdough Toast into a comfort food with our Himalayan Salted ghee. Need I say more? Ghee Garlic Sauteed Green Beans, White Truffle Mac & Cheese?!

And there’s more! According to the ancient Ayurvedic texts (AY-OOR-VE-DIC), ghee has Pranic powers and heals the body from the inside out. Prana is another word for energy and who wouldn’t want more Prana? Ghee is also rich in Butyric Acid which helps your gut digest foods, so it’s gut friendly for those with gut ailments such as gout, Crohn’s and other autoimmune diseases that follow the FODMAP diet, which doesn’t allow for processed oils of any kind. Ghee also helps your body assimilate other nutrients when eaten in conjunction with ghee. In Ayurveda, herbs are often mixed with ghee to be more easily absorbed by the body. Ghee liquefied to a syrup with honey and turmeric, salt and pepper is healing for sore throats, upset tummies and can even be applied topically to heal burns.

Honestly, it’s coconut oil with a buttery taste and since it’s dairy free and lactose free all can enjoy it.

Whether you’re simply a foodie enthusiast, home chef, bachelor that’s lost in the kitchen or following a hot new diet (Whole 30, Paleo, Macrobiotic) ghee is for you – GHEE is for everyone.


Answer: Ghee is butter, but better. It’s a type of clarified butter that is heated and reduced. During this process, milk solids will both float to the top and sink to the bottom. The milk solids are then triple-filtered out, and what you’re left with is the pure healthy fat, which is lactose free & dairy free, as well as good for digestion and metabolism. Since our ghee is made from 100% grass-fed butter, it has a wonderful yellow color and is high in vitamins A, D & E. Our ghee is 0% Dairy. It has been tested and is one part per million dairy. (But, if people say they are allergic, do not force them to try it.)


Answer: Ghee is much better for you than butter. It’s similar in health benefits to coconut oil or olive oil, but it’s better for cooking because of its high smoke point (450-485 degrees for ghee vs. 280 degrees for olive oil). When other oils smoke, they become trans fats! And, you don’t have to refrigerate ghee! It’s always a spreadable consistency.


Answer: Any time you use butter, olive oil, coconut oil, etc., use ghee! Ghee is a 1:1 substitute. Its spreadable texture makes it easy for baking and it takes great on toast. Explore all of our delicious ghee flavors with your favorite foods: Green chili – chicken, fish, eggs, vegetables Vanilla – bulletproof coffee, oatmeal, pancakes, sweet potatoes, cookies Pink Salt – you don’t need to add salt after using it in a dish (corn, grilled cheese, anything really)


Answer: Fourth & Heart ghee is 100% grass-fed, which is more prized than organic because it is more humane and has even more health benefits – higher levels of CLA, better Omega 3 to Omega 6 fatty acid ratio, and more vitamins A and E. We also offer a variety of flavors flavors to please different palettes and cooking inspirations.


Answer: We are 100% grass fed. Our butter comes from New Zealand, which has very stringent dairy regulations and produces the highest quality butter. We searched long and hard for only the best butter to use in our ghee.


Answer: If you keep the jar clean (don’t use dirty spoons, crumbs, etc.) it should last indefinitely. However, we generally recommend 6-9 months. And no need to refrigerate it.


Answer: Prices varies by location, so please inquire at your local store. One jar lasts a long time, as you usually use a teaspoon at a time.


Answer: Clarified butter is made simply by heating butter and removing the milk solids which have risen to the top of the pot. In the making of traditional ghee, butter is brought to a boil and cooked until all the moisture is boiled off, and all the milk solids (lactose and casein) have settled to the bottom. These milks solids which have settled on the bottom of the pot are intentionally burned or caramelized, developing nutty flavor to the ghee. Ghee is the pure extraction of oil from butter.


Answer: We are a new product, made in small batches in downtown L.A. We donate part of our income to yoga gives back, which gives micro loans to women in India so that their daughters can stay in school. Because it’s dairy free, 4th & Heart ghee is a great part of the Paleo diet and is also perfect for people who are lactose intolerant.

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