Breakfast/ Dessert/ Dinner/ Lunch

Club Schlumberger


Barrel Tasting 2010 is now OVER!!!!!!


Despite exhaustion, overall the past two weekends have been a blast. Working at the winery doesn’t really seem like “work”, mainly because we just blast 90’s dance music and bust sweet moves (or maybe that was just me?).I’m beat though…and have a lot of writing to get done tonight.

I slept AWFUL last night, and as a result, felt pretty icky this morning. Nothing a Green Monster can’t fix!

I used 1 frozen banana, 1 scoop chocolate Amazing Meal, a TON of spinach, 1 tsp maca, 1 T peanut butter, 1 cup 1% milk and some ice.
This ninja concoction actually kept me full for hours until I took my lunch break and chowed down on the salad I brought from home.
I used: spinach, a carrot, 1/4th of an avocado and 1/2 cup prepared beans (a mix of navy, black and white beans from Trader Joe’s). Over top I drizzled balsamic vinegar and I also had an apple on the side.
I’m not kidding when I say it was literally a dance party all day. We had Pandora club mix on and referred to the tasting room as “Retail Rave”. I think the customers loved it, as well as our sweet dancing skills. I think we should rename the winery to Club Schlumberger, myself.
I had a splash of our 1991 reserve cab after work and also a little bubbly. It was a really good day!
For some reason breakfast for Sunday dinner just works.
2 pieces of french toast with a morningstar farms sausage. For the french toast I used 1 egg + 1 egg white, a splash of milk and some vanilla extract and then drizzled pure maple syrup over everything.
I’m about to make some tea and get to WORK! I’ve got a lot to get done with week (book + taxes) and then will introduce a special guest star back on the blog come weekend. πŸ˜‰
Daylight savings = SPRING!!!
Remember: You only have until TOMORROW to enter the raffle for the Garmin 705 giveaway!!!

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  • Jin
    March 14, 2010 at 7:11 pm

    I LOVE breakfast for dinner! Need to do it more often πŸ˜€

    Great to hear you enjoyed working at the winery despite the awful sleep. I bet the daylight savings time didn’t help much either (my morning yoga class was totally exhausting!)

    Have a good night!

  • Jocelyn
    March 14, 2010 at 7:21 pm

    You look so cute in that dress! and so happy πŸ™‚

  • Hillary [Nutrition Nut on the Run]
    March 14, 2010 at 7:31 pm

    Good girl getting all your greens in today! It’s neat reading about your and Tina’s different experiences writing your books – both due April 1. Sounds like you’ve been working extra hard : )

  • Sarah @ The Smart Kitchen
    March 14, 2010 at 7:32 pm

    I think breakfast always tastes better at night πŸ™‚

  • Christie
    March 14, 2010 at 7:36 pm

    I like your outfit in that pic- really cute πŸ™‚


  • Tracey @ I'm Not Superhuman
    March 14, 2010 at 7:39 pm

    Love the outfit. And I also love breakfast for dinner. Nothing wrong with that!

  • ida
    March 14, 2010 at 7:40 pm

    special guest star?!
    I hope you have a productive night of writing.

  • Cynthia (It All Changes)
    March 14, 2010 at 7:41 pm

    That sounds like an awesome way to spend the day even if it is work.

    I need to try your recipe for green monster. I love how full they keep me.

  • Katy ( The Balanced Foodie)
    March 14, 2010 at 7:45 pm

    Love that sweater, Anthro? Also super cute boots! Sounds like a crazy fun day at the winery! When 90’s music is playing you’ve gotta bust a move. A little sprinkler action anyone?

  • Megan (The Runner's Kitchen)
    March 14, 2010 at 7:46 pm

    I love french toast! I made some this morning with caramelized banana and brown sugar.

  • Allie (Live Laugh Eat)
    March 14, 2010 at 7:47 pm

    My momma is doing her taxes right now…makes me never wanna grow up. I hope yours are simple and straightforward. I could eat breakfast for dinner ANY day of the week (or ALL).

  • Jen (Running With Cake)
    March 14, 2010 at 8:00 pm

    I haven’t had French toast in forever! Yours looked so yummy and you definitely can’t go wrong with pure maple syrup!

  • Stef
    March 14, 2010 at 8:00 pm

    cute outfit!! hope you get a better night’s sleep tonight!

  • Caroline (Ribbons, Roads, and Raspberries)
    March 14, 2010 at 8:30 pm

    I actually find that if you use more milk than egg and you toast the bread first, it soaks up more liquid and gets a more custardy consistency. Alton Brown has a good recipe.

    Yours looks great as well though!!

  • Nora@LiveLifeEatRight
    March 14, 2010 at 8:44 pm

    You make me want to work at a winery!!! I love it, looks like you had an exhausting but FUN time!

  • Vanessa
    March 14, 2010 at 8:44 pm

    I’m a new reader and just thought I’d let you know that I love your ‘everything in moderation’ outlook. I eat healthy most of the time, but like to have a treat now and then. Its refreshing to see someone that lives a healthy lifestyle but still enjoys good food and wine without feeling guilty!
    ps. I’m jealous of your dessert! I’m from Canada and I can’t find greek yogurt ANYWHERE. haha I’ve searched every grocery store in the town where I’m from without any luck. Hopefully it’s coming soon!

  • ellen eats beets
    March 14, 2010 at 8:53 pm

    I love breakfast for dinner! When I’m on a b-fast food kick, I have it allllllll the time!

  • Heather (Heather's Dish)
    March 14, 2010 at 8:54 pm

    breakfast for dinner is what makes the world go ’round πŸ™‚ glad you had a blast, even if you are worn out!!! get some rest girl!

  • Lisa (bakebikeblog)
    March 14, 2010 at 8:57 pm

    Sounds like a fun day!
    I love breakfast food for dinner!

  • Ameena
    March 14, 2010 at 8:57 pm

    Breakfast for dinner hits the spot!! So glad that you had a good time…hope that you get some good sleep tonight!

  • eatmovelove
    March 14, 2010 at 9:00 pm

    Ahhh I have to make French Toast again soon!!! Too good with thick bread….yum. And syrup.
    Love that you drink everything out of wine glasses..;)

  • Daisy
    March 14, 2010 at 9:03 pm

    you are friggin adorable. Have I mentioned how well brunette hair suits you? really cute outfit too!!!!

  • Jenny
    March 14, 2010 at 9:16 pm

    Seriooudly… I am lovingthose boots!

    Glad you had a good time:)

  • Run Sarah
    March 14, 2010 at 9:29 pm

    Love your outfit!! Breakfast for dinner is so much fun, your French Toast looks super tasty.

  • Kait
    March 14, 2010 at 9:40 pm

    looks like you had such a fun day/weekend working at the tasting!! Good luck with all your writing this week!

  • natalie berry
    March 14, 2010 at 10:26 pm

    I love that you love breakfast for dinner on Sundays too!! It’s been a tradition since I was little. My mom always made breakfast for dinner and now that I am in college I still do it and plan on incorporating it into my marriage!

  • Suzanne de Cornelia
    March 14, 2010 at 11:24 pm

    I had baby spinach salad and yogurt today too….my main diet staples. Looks fun at the winery! I looked up recipe for Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Jalapenos. nearly 700 calories 83% saturated fat high sodium etc. each. Very high in protein 15 g per. I’m going to find a better cheese to stuff so healthier, and use smaller pepper like Anaheim. But here is original recipe.

  • Freya @ Brit Chick Runs
    March 14, 2010 at 11:57 pm

    Yay for 2%! I never seem to see it on blogs, everyone is always about the fat free – but I think 2% is the ultimate πŸ˜€

  • christie, honoring health
    March 15, 2010 at 3:13 am

    Love the outfit!

    Glad you had a great time at the tasting!

  • Chelsea (Chelsea's Chew and Run Fun)
    March 15, 2010 at 3:34 am

    Your green monster looks so creamy, smooth, and delicious! Also, there is never an inappropriate time for french toast consumption. Glad you had a blast working barrel tasting!

  • Jessica @ How Sweet It Is
    March 15, 2010 at 3:39 am

    Love your boots!

  • Stacey
    March 15, 2010 at 3:57 am

    I love breakfast for dinner, especially on a Sunday night.

  • Karla
    March 15, 2010 at 4:04 am

    Cute dress!
    Love breakfast for dinner! I do it quite often πŸ™‚

  • The Paris Food Blague
    March 15, 2010 at 4:10 am

    yay for pΓ©tanque!!!!

  • The Paris Food Blague
    March 15, 2010 at 4:10 am

    yay for pΓ©tanque!!!!

  • Anna @ Newlywed, Newly Veg
    March 15, 2010 at 5:38 am

    I just added Maca to my smoothie this morning– I’m excited to see if it gives me an energy boost!

    Looks like a very fun day indeed!

  • Amy (Up and Running!)
    March 15, 2010 at 5:39 am

    Yum, french toast!

    I LOVE your outfit in that pic…so cute!

  • Andrea
    March 15, 2010 at 5:46 am

    Mmm french toast for dinner sounds great!! And I love how much fun you have at work- I bet it’s a great place! Good luck with all your work this week!

  • rachel NC
    March 15, 2010 at 5:56 am

    do you know where you can get m. schlumberger wines on the east Coast?

  • Kelly (Local Foodie's Fight)
    March 15, 2010 at 6:08 am

    yummy, french toast looks great and i love those fake sausages.

  • Cole
    March 15, 2010 at 6:10 am

    Breakfast for dinner always works! And I love your boots.

  • Paige (Running Around Normal)
    March 15, 2010 at 7:04 am

    What a fun atmosphere for you guys *and* the customers! Love it πŸ˜€
    French toast for dinner sounds like a wonderful idea to me!

  • Jessica @ The Process of Healing
    March 15, 2010 at 7:10 am

    Special guest star?! Sounds intriguing!

    Gosh I think you may have the best job.. oh EVER! Sounds fun! But I know that you work hard.

    Love the outfit!

  • jenna
    March 15, 2010 at 7:39 am

    craving your green monster! πŸ™‚

    cardigan, blue dress, boots = cuteness x 1000000! πŸ™‚

  • ShutupandRun
    March 15, 2010 at 8:01 am

    Yummmm, wine and french toast. I just made my donation for $15 (four tix) – looks like you’re coming along in your fundraising!

  • Lauren @ Eater not a runner
    March 15, 2010 at 8:18 am

    Breakfast for dinner is always a winner πŸ™‚

  • Kelly @Healthy Living With Kelly
    March 15, 2010 at 8:23 am

    Happy Monday Jenna!

  • Beth @ DiningAndDishing
    March 15, 2010 at 8:28 am

    Your outfit is adorable Jenna! πŸ™‚

  • Foy Update - Garden. Cook. Write. Repeat
    March 15, 2010 at 10:14 am

    I wish I listened to 90’s music and busted a move at work. I guess I could, but I think I would get looked at.

  • Alison
    March 15, 2010 at 10:30 am

    I’d just like to put out there…your outfit is adorable πŸ™‚

  • Kristin (Cook, Bake and Nibble)
    March 15, 2010 at 11:01 am

    What a fun day! You look adorable in that pic =D


  • Janene
    March 15, 2010 at 11:36 am

    Healthy but tasty, thats what im talking about

  • Adam
    March 15, 2010 at 11:55 am

    Be honest, breakfast works for dinner ANYDAY!

  • Scott
    March 17, 2010 at 7:47 pm

    That green monster sounds so good I’m going to make it tomorrow. I went out and bought a couple single serve chocolate amazing grass packets – do you rep for them? I figured I’d try it (single serves) before spending the bucks to buy the whole jar.