After the havoc that ensued this past St. Paddy’s Day, I know you need a little health boost. Take that still-pounding head to Bliss Café in SLO and order a tall, frosty Vibrant Lotus superfood smoothie. Yes, you need “super food” to get your body back on track, pal. This calming concoction, a mix of beet juice, coconut milk, banana, pineapple, mango, and dates, is very good medicine indeed.
• Bliss Café's Vibrant Lotus Smoothie—About $8; Bliss Cafe, 778 Higuera St., SLO.
I’ve been sick with a cold lately, which means I’ve been sucking down hot tea quicker than you can say “high on cough syrup.” A trip to Paso Robles-based Spice of Life is always in order when I’m on a major tea kick. I highly recommend their classic Ambrosia Tea “Nectar.” The aromatic loose-leaf blend of orange peel, currant, apricot, and rosehips—bolstered by caffeinated black tea—is just what you need to soothe that sore throat and encourage you to join the land of the living once again.
• Spice of Life’s Ambrosia Tea "Nectar"—About $10 for 2 ounces of loose-leaf tea; 1306 Pine St., Paso Robles.
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