My Best Friend Allie, my puppy Locket and I decided to take a road trip up to Julian today!
If you’ve never been to Cali, Julian is a little tiny adorable town up in the mountains with the CUTEST little shops and restaurants. Upon our adventuring around the town, I almost peed my pants with excitement when we found an all natural section in their town store!
All natural dressings, tons of all natural flavors of home-made honey and jams jams jams galore! I spent a good 10 minutes with my legs crossed, on the hard wood floor of that 50 year old market, looking through all the various flavors of dressing. From Blackberry Walnut, to Apple Pecan, to Poppyseed- I could have spent tons of money just on salad dressing. Unfortunately I like to keep my money right where I can see it (hanging in my closet), so I had to choose just one.
As you can see, I chose Apple Pecan dressing. I’m so glad I did because I can’t WAIT to get home and create a delicious salad to go along with it.
Trust me, you can absolutely look forward to TONS of Apple Pecan recipes coming your way soon!
I’m at my best friend Allie’s house, and she’s making me Ceazer salad as I write this post (I’m a lucky BFF.)
I discovered these two precious gems in her kitchen, and I’M SO OBSESSED WITH THEM!
Unfortunately, my satchel is too small to sneak them home with me; so I’ll have to keep them at her house.
Clever salad tossers are becoming my favorite new obsession. I’ll post my cute pink bunny ear shaped tossers when I get home 🙂
One of my best friends gave me this deliciously simple tea recipe the last time I drove up to see her in San Bernadino.
I’m NOT a big fan of tea, however I had a tickle in my throat that weekend- so she gave me this tea. She made it with leave from her freshly grown mint plant. I surprisingly enjoyed this delicate combination and had to blog about my first positive tea experience.
Tea-sperience (I’m officially making this a word.)
Unfortunately, I failed miserably at growing my own mint plant at home (my thumbs are obviously not green… they’re hot pink.) Thank our beautiful Lord that Trader Joes is just a few minutes away, and carries pre-packaged mint leaves.
4-6 Mint leaves
1 cup of water
1-2 tsp of honey
1 cute cup
A warm blanket and your favorite movie!
Heat water, combine ingredients, wait 2 minutes for flavors to dissolve, then drink and relax!
This honey-mint tea tastes the absolute best with real honey. However, I am currently out of all natural/organic honey; which I purchased from the farmers market last month (yay support your local farmers.) Until next week’s farmers market, this artificial bear stuff will have to suffice. I recommend going out of your way to your local farmers market and getting your own real honey as well.
Try it out!
Easy, healthy and will warm your heart/mind/soul.