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Sometimes It Pays to Be a Picky Eater

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Logging my calories, etc and taking a look at all of the articles and blogs about eating healthfully on holiday weekends, I am really grateful that I'm a picky eater. Most of the foods that are "trouble foods" are foods that I wouldn't eat in the first place. I can't stand ketchup, mustard, mayonaisse and pickles which rules out things like pasta salads, potato salads, slaws, deviled eggs, many creamy dips, etc. So... essentially when I'm at a barbecue or cookout I can pretty much eat grilled meat or veggie kebabs and raw veggies and dip as far as main courses and sides. This is not to say I can't go overboard even with my quirky food dislikes, but my dislikes remove so many problem foods from my danger list.
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    It's a good way to be. I don't think I was ever raised to like over-processed empty-calorie foods. I dated a guy who pretty much lived on fast food and Little Debbie snack cakes, and I COULD NOT get him to eat a vegetable. I don't know how we lasted as long as we did.

    As long as your picky habits don't prevent you from eating something good, then you can't be in too much trouble!
    1969 days ago
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