Do you remember a year or two back when yogurt bowls were super trendy? It seemed like yogurt was all the rage for breakfast and healthy snacking—especially once Greek yogurt hit the scene. How, you might be thinking, can a food be trendy? Well, sorry, folks, that is a question for someone else. I don’t start the food trends I just utilize them.
I’d like to say that my love for smoothies knows no season but I found myself slipping away from them during the wintertime. I felt cravings for fresh fruit and creamy flavors but opted for breakfasts of oatmeal most days, instead. If the weather seemed mild, I’d make a cup of hot tea and drink my smoothie underneath a blanket on my couch. The hot and cold drinks allowed me to sip on my beloved smoothie without turning my insides into ice cubes.
When I was younger, I was not a fan of vegetables. Like, at all. Occasionally I would eat salad out of necessity to add color to my plate. Though, I was definitely disappointed to learn that my favorite tomatoes and potatoes were not really even actual vegetables!
When I was in high school, the cafeteria used to serve junk like pizza, spaghetti and meatballs, or hot dogs. I like a slice of pizza once in a while but what I love is food that makes me feel good. There was a limited supply of salads because the school must’ve thought no one would want to eat salads. On the contrary, everyone would make a beeline for them right at the start of lunch (teachers included). Every day there was a different lunchtime salad option. Wednesdays used to be Taco Salad day. Read more