Healthy foods… You just gotta love them, right? Wrong! Healthy foods don’t always taste the best. Maybe it is because our
palates are not accustomed to those types of foods, textures, and flavors, or maybe it is simply food that we haven’t ever tried in any form before.
When I first had Brussels sprouts I thought they were disgusting! But now, I eat them regularly—by choice—several times a month. Sometimes I eat them alone. Sometimes I eat them as part of a meal. I love them. But I sure didn’t when I first tried them. It took time and trying them prepared in multiple ways before I started to like them. Then I started to crave them.
Sometimes a new food is appealing right away. Sometimes it never tastes good! It really comes down to a matter of taste—literally!
Ewww…that’s just disgusting!
A couple of weeks ago, we were looking through a cookbook to find healthy recipes. The recipe was from a book titled Eat Like You Give a Fork. It looked good in the photo and all the ingredients looked good. In all likelihood, with more experience on my part, it would have tasted great and been a nutritious flavorful smoothie. Instead, we got this…
We do intend to try the recipe again, just not real soon!
Overall, the book, Eat Like You Give a Fork, is a good cookbook. It has a good variety of healthy meals, dishes, and smoothies. I recommend the cookbook for anyone who is looking for a variety of healthy recipes.
Oh, by the way, I tried the drink, too, and it was indeed disgusting. None of us finished the drink. We did freeze it into ice cubes, however, and I have been using those in my other smoothies.
Have a great holiday! Keep it healthy!
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