A Rawesome Lunch Date

Look who I found!!

Yep, that would be the infamous Heather from Heather Eats Almond Butter!
LOVE this girl!! We had so much in common and she just oozed happy positive energy. In true HEAB style, she brought me a jar of raw almond butter all the way from Trader Joe’s in Nashvegas. I squealed with joy!! I NEED to go to a Trader Joe’s someday……!
When she told me she was in town I knew exactly where we should dine….

This raw vegan restaurant is very ELR & HEAB friendly 🙂

Of course we both ordered the exact same thing—a half order of “Sabrina’s Favorite Sandwich”, which we both adored:

Yummy raw onion “bread” stuffed with cashew hummus, avocado, sprouts and lettuce. SO good!
I was so sad to leave my new friend……hopefully she can come to the Summit in August!! 😉
Well, Ryan and I were going to spend the day at the beach or pool but unfortunately its quite overcast outside all of the sudden! Still might read pool-side, which is my vote. I don’t care about baking in the sun anyway—I just want to read and relax! 🙂 Tonight the plan is either Bonefish or BJs then seeing The Hangover with some movie gift certificates we have accumulated! Has anyone seen this? I hear its hilarious!!
Have a great day!

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  • Ingrid
    June 20, 2009 at 1:46 pm

    the hangover is hilarious! so good, enjoy!

  • Nicole P
    June 20, 2009 at 1:46 pm

    Hangover is hilarious!! I am not usually a fan of these type of movies because I don’t usually get the humor that everyone else does (to me it’s just not funny), but this one was and it was a great movie!

  • Kt
    June 20, 2009 at 1:53 pm

    little raunchy, but okay. Ending is a bit much with some quite trashy pictures, but does have some funny spots.

  • Kristin @ Iowa Girl Eats
    June 20, 2009 at 1:54 pm

    Fun lunch – and FUN afternoon plans!! I thought the Hangover was HILARIOUS…definitely good for a laugh 🙂

  • Layne
    June 20, 2009 at 1:54 pm

    My husband and I actually saw this last night after our anniversary dinner (married 6 years tomorrow). It was hilarious! Enjoy!

  • Molls
    June 20, 2009 at 1:59 pm

    I saw that movie last night… and it was sooo funny! I could not stop laughing!

  • Meg
    June 20, 2009 at 2:04 pm

    You and Heather are both absolutely beautiful! Glad you had a wonderful day with her, and happy anniversary 🙂

    The Hangover is probably one of the funniest movies I’ve EVER seen! Enjoy it!


  • Sarah (LovIN My Tummy)
    June 20, 2009 at 2:04 pm

    I am so jealous! Isn’t Heather the sweetest?! And her accent is to die for, no? I hope you have a fun date night with your boy!

  • Emily (Healthy Fit Mama)
    June 20, 2009 at 2:10 pm

    Looks like a great lunch! Have fun tonight.

  • Maria
    June 20, 2009 at 2:13 pm

    Those sandwiches look so gooood. Glad you and Heather had such a blast together 🙂

  • Amanda
    June 20, 2009 at 2:16 pm

    Looks like a great lunch! Just went to see The Hangover last night with my boyfriend – laughed the whole way through 🙂

  • Jess
    June 20, 2009 at 2:17 pm

    So jealous of your lunch date! Glad you had fun 🙂
    Yummy choice!
    <3 jess

  • Shelby
    June 20, 2009 at 2:18 pm

    Wow, I’m super jealous you got to meet Heather!!!
    She is the sweetest thing! =)

  • Courtney
    June 20, 2009 at 2:18 pm

    I have been reading your blog bit by bit now, and I really enjoy it! :] It’s awesome that you and Heather met!

  • Lauren
    June 20, 2009 at 2:19 pm

    Yummy Wrap!!! 😀

  • VeggieGirl
    June 20, 2009 at 2:19 pm

    HEATHER AND JENNA UNITE!!! Love you guys 🙂

  • Danielle C.
    June 20, 2009 at 2:22 pm

    Uhm YUM that sandwich looks A-MAZING! Although I love most anything covered in sprouts.

    The Hangover is sooooo hilarious! I’ve seen it twice and am wanting to see it again…

  • brandi
    June 20, 2009 at 2:23 pm

    how fun! what a great lunch date 🙂

  • Moran (The Running Addict)
    June 20, 2009 at 2:28 pm

    I keep hearing amazing reviews about the Hangover! Enjoy!

  • Nicci
    June 20, 2009 at 2:36 pm

    The hangover had me laughing so hard…I cried a lil. lol Hope you like it! Have a fun nite at the movies.

  • Coco Knudson
    June 20, 2009 at 2:41 pm

    mmm that sandwich looks delish. The Hangover was absolutely hilarious!!! So much ridiculous stuff happens that I may have to go see it again!!! Your going to love it!

  • Jill
    June 20, 2009 at 2:50 pm

    Go see The Proposal…it was hysterical! Definitely not just a chick flick…Ryan would like it too! Happy Anniversary!

  • Malena (
    June 20, 2009 at 2:58 pm

    The Hangover is hilarious. I was laughing hysterical for most of the movie!

  • Nicole
    June 20, 2009 at 3:22 pm

    I really dug The Hangover. I’m not a huge movie girl but it was definitely entertaining. Enjoy!!

  • KatieTX
    June 20, 2009 at 3:34 pm

    The Hangover is so funny! They have some quirky characters and funny quotes. Definitely a feel-good movie. I was howling with laughter the whole time.

  • Lauren (Runandrejoice)
    June 20, 2009 at 3:35 pm

    The Hangover is HI-LAR-IOUS. A little crude, but SO FUNNY. Enjoy it! Congrats on three years!!

  • emily
    June 20, 2009 at 3:38 pm

    That restaurant looks so fabulous every time you go! I’m glad you guys liked Slumdog Millionaire – I left saying it was the most amazing movie of the year too. Hangover is hilarious, it is even funnier than it looks!

  • Akshu
    June 20, 2009 at 3:46 pm

    Thats all you ate? Now I feel terrible, I had a ham and egg sandwich with home fries… yikes!
    ps- Hangover is very funny. must see

  • Erin W.
    June 20, 2009 at 3:53 pm

    Cashew hummus – yum! What a great looking sandwich. BTW, The Hangover is hilarious – in a very over the top way. We liked it a lot. Have a great anniversary!

  • Jennifer @ His N' Her Health
    June 20, 2009 at 3:54 pm

    Hangover is funny. I was worried it was going to be incredibly stupid. My boyfriend wanted to see it and usually I don’t like the movies he picks, but it was hilarious. I was laughing the whole time!

  • Nicole
    June 20, 2009 at 3:58 pm

    The Hangover is definitely hilarious. I could not stop laughing. Hopefully you’ll enjoy it! And that sandwich looks A-mazing.

  • Mara @ What's for Dinner?
    June 20, 2009 at 4:14 pm

    OMG IM SO JEALOUS YOU MET HEATHER!!!!!!!! Looks like a great date!

  • gina (fitnessista)
    June 20, 2009 at 4:16 pm

    so fun you got to have lunch with heather- i LOVE that girl 😀
    enjoy the movie, i can’t wait to see it!

  • Danielle
    June 20, 2009 at 4:24 pm

    Happy Anniversary Jenna! So glad you’re having such a great day. Lunch looks fabulous and you were obviously in wonderful company 🙂

  • kailey
    June 20, 2009 at 4:30 pm

    that sandwich sounds awesome!!
    sounds like you had a fun time

  • rhodeygirl
    June 20, 2009 at 4:30 pm

    so glad you liked “my” sandwich hahaha! it’s so rare i see the name sabrina anywhere!

    have fun today! congrats on 3 years!

  • Laura (On the Threshold of Greatness)
    June 20, 2009 at 4:33 pm

    Cute restaurant! That sandwich looks so good!

    I saw The Hangover last night and laughed throughout the entire movie. I hope you enjoy it! Congrats on your anniversary! 🙂

  • polly
    June 20, 2009 at 4:44 pm

    soooo FUN!!! I talked to Heabs today, she called on her way back after you lunch and of course LOVED you and said Jenna is as sweet and wonderful in person as she is on the blog. Heather is just a peach among the juciest peacher, isn’t she?

    Love ya and have fun the DA BOY!!!

  • Caroline
    June 20, 2009 at 4:56 pm


    Just wanted to let you know that Arnold Sandwich Thins have sucralose in them (blech!). I was going to buy them because I see them on a lot of blogs, but knowing they have sucralose in them I couldn’t buy ’em! Just a heads up for you.

    LOVED the hangover — quirky and fun! Enjoy!


  • Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope
    June 20, 2009 at 5:04 pm

    Sounds like a great lunch date! You two are both adorable! 🙂

    Have a wonderful afternoon. Relaxing and spending time with the hubby sounds just about perfect!

  • leslie
    June 20, 2009 at 5:06 pm

    how fun that you two met up! lunch looks delicious!

  • Christie @ Find My Weigh
    June 20, 2009 at 5:07 pm

    I’m so jealous!! blogger meet ups are so fun!

  • christina
    June 20, 2009 at 5:32 pm

    hangover is HILARIOUS! you will love it!

  • Samantha
    June 20, 2009 at 5:51 pm

    I really want to see that!

    Lucky lady getting to meet Heather, I bet you are two peas in a pod!

  • Cmath
    June 20, 2009 at 6:59 pm

    Let us know how you like the Hangover- it’s raunchy, but hysterical- I don’t think I’ve ever laughed so hard in a movie! Hope y’all have a blast!!

  • Amanda @ Cakes and Ale
    June 20, 2009 at 7:04 pm

    Oh my, The Hangover is so hilarious. Be ready for some very bawdy, dirty humor though! I especially loved Ed Helms in that movie – he takes the cake!

  • LizzM
    June 20, 2009 at 7:35 pm

    Oh my Goodness!! I was just reading Heather’s blog this morning and I saw that she was in Florida and it never dawned on me that she could have been meeting you for lunch! How funny. Love you both!

  • RunningBetty
    June 20, 2009 at 8:06 pm

    Bj’s mixed berry cider MmmmMmm

  • Meg
    June 20, 2009 at 9:05 pm

    How fun to meet Heather! What a great place you guys chose to eat!

  • Katrina (gluten free gidget)
    June 20, 2009 at 9:54 pm


  • Katrina (gluten free gidget)
    June 20, 2009 at 9:55 pm

    PS- I still haven’t tried that restaurant yet!

  • Run Sarah
    June 20, 2009 at 10:04 pm

    What a fun meetup – your meal looks delicious!

  • Heather McD (Heather Eats Almond Butter)
    June 20, 2009 at 10:09 pm

    So happy to get to meet you in person. You are exactly as I expected you to be from reading your blog – sweet, smart, and so pretty. 🙂 Grass Root was delicious, and I’m totally going to try and recreate that sandwich at home. One question – what the heck is sheeze? That one may take a little experimenting, but HEAB is always up for a little fun in the kitchen. Hehe. Hope you and Ryan had a wonderful evening together. Happy Anniversary my friend, and I hope we get to meet up again someday…maybe my next trip to San Fran? 🙂

  • Bree
    June 20, 2009 at 10:09 pm

    Happy Anniversary to you & Ryan! I wish we had a restaurant like that here, it looks really yummy!

  • Courtney (The Hungry Yogini)
    June 20, 2009 at 11:11 pm

    Aww so fun Jenna! Wish I could have joined you too =) She seems like such a sweetie. Glad you had a great time!

  • kristi (sweet cheeks)
    June 20, 2009 at 11:36 pm

    So much fun! Your sandwiches look incredible!

    couple questions for you: I am now trying to decide between the original amazing meal or the pomegranate mango flavor. Have you tried that flavor and if so, what did you think of it? Have you drank the original mixed with water? Thank you for your help!

  • Nicole of Raspberry Stethoscope
    June 21, 2009 at 12:15 am

    I totally guessed who you were meeting this afternoon! Go me, do I win some sort of prize? 😉

  • Susan
    June 21, 2009 at 7:11 am

    Yay! Two of my favourite bloggers! 🙂 I love how blogger meet-ups always involve raw/vegan restaurants and nut butter 😛

  • Jenn Eats Nutritiously Now
    June 21, 2009 at 10:57 am

    That sandwich looks like fun to eat.

  • Healthy Being Wellness Boutique & Natural Health Services
    June 22, 2009 at 5:06 pm

    I am so glad you profiled this spot. I live in the Tampa Area and love Grass Root!