As a master's of nutrition student, Portland-dweller, nut-butter addict, exercise class fiend, wellness warrior, farmers market stalker, and big believer in balance, I was absolutely thrilled when mindbodygreen asked me if I'd like to share what I typically eat in a day.
Although, as a graduate school student with a semi-crazy schedule, sometimes typical is anything but. I've been known to have Salt & Straw ice cream (their vegan coconut ice cream is always divine!) as a pre-dinner snack with girlfriends and big bowls of steamed kale for breakfast on rainy Portland mornings.
The most important things to me when it comes to nutrition and nourishment is balance in all things (I live by the 80/20 rule), consuming real and whole foods, listening to your body, eating with the seasons, and taking time to be present and mindful with food.
So, throwing typical out the window, here is what I consume in a day: