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Taste Like Feet

October 6th, 2006

I’ve been working out regularally since I arrived in Santa Cruz (although my current bout with the cold has knocked me out). Regardless, after every workout I make myself a delicious and nutritious smoothie with my trusty blender. A little bit of sorbet, yogurt, orange juice, frozen fruit (usually banana), and a few heaps of vanilla flavored protein powder. Life’s been good.

A few days ago Sarah and I visited Staff of Life, a sort of locally owned Whole Foods near our apartment. They have a separate store that only sells herbal medicines, cosmetics, and assorted therapies. I’ve been buying my protein powder in bulk from the main store, but at the separate store they have a truly giant selection of various powders.

Among the many options I found 100% Greens & Whey: Vanilla Flavored. Being a man of many flavors, I decided I’d see what all those kids are raving about and picked up a single serving package for sampling.

I find a visual is necessary to fully communicate my feelings about this, er, beverage.

Good lord! I couldn’t get down more than three sips. I still have a headache from the quasi-nausea inflicted by this awful concoction. Sarah, my local healthnut, wouldn’t even try the stuff. My poor blender will never forgive me for the absolute horror.

Consider yourself warned.

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  1. srcastic
    October 6th, 2006 at 15:54 | #1

    That looks absolutely revolting – like something you scare trick-or-treaters with on Halloweeen. I hope you sanitize your blender.

  2. Jonathan
    October 13th, 2006 at 06:03 | #2

    Oh Sean… that is absolutely disgusting. Isn’t the point about not being in Seattle is that you don’t have to down that kind of crap?

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