Well, it turned out to be a pretty gorgeous day around here.
Unfortunately I am not feelin’ too hot but I’m trying to rest and drink lots of tea. Hopefully I’ll be making a comeback soon…
This morning I took Anne to where it all began!
gave us a VIP tasting at….10:30 a.m. We start early in wine country, clearly.
After Murphy G
, we headed over to Cafe Gratitude
for a very healthy lunch! I asked them for a concoction that would heal me and they gave me a very hot and spicy blend of water, lemon juice, honey and cayenne pepper. It was INTENSE.
It was actually really delicious and made me feel better. I also ordered the special of the day—a vegan tamale with butternut squash and caramelized onions:
After lunch, we stopped by a bakery and got cookies for dessert. I chose a gingerbread man!
And then we headed out on our little wine country excursion. My favorite was Porter Creek
I LOVED their wine…..especially their old vine zin. Really, really delicious. **If you’re wondering how I’m going wine tasting all day while being sick, the answer is that I’m not drinking…..here in wine country, we perfect the art of spitting and dumping. I highly recommend it!**
We got home later in the afternoon and I took an hour siesta. Just got up and ate a snack:
A toasted blueberry Kashi Go Lean waffle with almond butter and jam.
We are about to pull ourselves together now and head to the store to get some ingredients because tonight we’re cooking dinner at Hardy’s
. Tentative menu is lamb, couscous, homemade tzatziki sauce
and string beans.
See you in a bit!