I was thinking about how when I was a kid, it was a really awful ordeal when my parents would try to get me to eat anything of nutritional value. All I really liked was pasta, pizza, and grilled cheese. OK, those are still some of my favorites, I’ll admit!
My mom would try to sneak broccoli into things…like she’d mash them into potatoes, as if I were color-blind and couldn’t tell that my mashed potatoes had a greenish hue!
My parents would always tell me that when I get older, I’d learn to like healthier food. I never believed them. Then today, I was walking home from the gym and I found myself craving tomatoes. Until only a few years ago, I hated tomatoes (though I loved tomato sauce — go figure!) and here I was, walking home from the gym (exercise is also something I always hated until recently!) craving TOMATOES! Tomatoes! Something healthy!
I started thinking about how I love food like grilled asparagus, broccoli, salads, etc…all stuff that I could barely force down my throat as a child.
I guess my parents were right. Somehow your taste buds must change with age. Look at me, I’m growing up! But, I wouldn’t turn down a slice of pizza and some chocolate mousse for dessert!Filed under Uncategorized, food |