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A Nourishing Good Omen

December 16th, 2019


I could have only imagined a green smoothie bowl while in transit — and anxious, hungry, overwhelmed, tired, discombobulated. 😍💚🥄 Within striking distance of my gate was a shop that caught my eye — the menu proudly displaying a variety of fresh smoothies, juices and bowls with a list of add-on boosts that blew my mind and whole food snacks labeled as vegan and/or gluten-free. I (somewhat ecstatically) ordered a spinach-banana-avocado-pineapple green smoothie bowl with plant protein and MCT oil (mind. is. blown.) topped with finely shredded coconut and slivered almonds and pomegranate seeds, all of which I further mashed, such that I could easily spoon feed it to myself. The nutrient-packed bowl was served in a real bowl with a real spoon without even asking… at an airport. I am trying to interpret this unbelievable, nourishing, synergistic moment as a good omen of what’s to come…

Read more of my journey here. 
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