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LEANIE64 SparkPoints: (35,838)
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4/30/13 11:36 A

I have grown into eating more veggies..We picked alot of asparagus last night from the garden..and I am going to roast it..Thanks to the little gal who suggested roasting instead of boiling..That sounds just too good.
I am getting rid of..and have been relatively successful at it..white breads, pasta, desserts made with white flours and sugars..

NEWT58 SparkPoints: (2,587)
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4/30/13 11:24 A

I second subway. That and sushi are the only places I eat out anymore.

SECTION1RON Posts: 6,365
4/30/13 8:16 A

Pop Tarts!

LCRUMLEY81 SparkPoints: (98,859)
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4/30/13 8:06 A

grew out of sugary cereal and into Khashi cereal

SOFTIECHICK14 SparkPoints: (944)
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4/29/13 2:06 P

I grew out of tomatoes, and I grew into balsamic dressings :)

SKINNYMISSKASEY SparkPoints: (114,139)
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4/29/13 1:01 P

Into : broccoli, Brussels sprouts, canalope, watermelon

PEGGY-BEE Posts: 11,937
4/29/13 12:49 P

I grew out of tomatoes at 35. I loved tomatoes and used to steal them off other peoples' plates. I still eat them but I don't crave them as I did as a kid.
I grew into avocados. We had a tree in our yard and I hated them, but at 20, suddenly I couldn't get enough. The house sold 2 years ago and I sure miss Dad's tree. Now I have to pay for them-it hurts.

Other foods I gave up because they weren't "good" for me ... if they were in front of me, I'd eat 'em, so I won't say I grew out of them

TAV_IA Posts: 5
4/29/13 1:42 A

One food I did grow out of is the ramen noodles

EXPATMOM Posts: 66
4/28/13 10:40 P

Growing out of full-fat cheese, meat, pasta
Growing into salmon(fresh or canned with no salt), fruit as a snack

CARMRUN SparkPoints: (13,862)
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4/28/13 9:49 P

I hated ketchup and tomatoes as a kid, now as an adult, I still hate ketchup, but I love tomatoes. My favorite sandwich right now is turkey bacon, lettuce and tomato on toasted multigrain bread. NO Mayo. Delish!

CHERYLHURT Posts: 62,219
4/28/13 8:29 P


TIFF2LOSE60 SparkPoints: (1,908)
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4/28/13 8:29 P

I never liked beets or lima beans... still don't...But I hated brussel sprouts as a kid and now love them!!!!

FLAMEGLIMMER SparkPoints: (48,147)
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4/28/13 2:30 P

I loved Tahiti Treat as well! Haven't even seen it for sale in years- I'd be scared to try it now. Cream soda was my back up favorite when places didn't have Tahiti Treat and it's way to sweet now.

Can't say I've really grown into any food- I really liked veggies as a kid (even brussel sprouts). The only foods I eat now that I didn't as a kid are ones that just weren't available in our small town. I love pomegranates now.

4/27/13 5:04 P

I feel so blessed to be part of the Spark Family, however, I can't get past deep fried breaded pork chops at least twice a month. They are my weakness,wonder if I will ever outgrow them:-)! Will try to do better during the month of May.

LOSTLIME SparkPoints: (0)
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4/27/13 2:12 P

fresh herbs, never used them before only dried. What a big difference they make to the meals
I make.

PARKERB2 SparkPoints: (0)
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4/27/13 2:12 P

Hot dogs

TEIGH45 SparkPoints: (0)
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4/27/13 2:07 P

I don't know what happened but I don't like beets anymore! I can't understand it? (lol) I love artichokes and they are really good in my salad. I've also started gardening and I am growing a lot of my own vegetables and I am really excited.

ON-FIRE1 SparkPoints: (1,793)
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4/27/13 1:54 P

I love asparagus!! I grew up with my mom boiling it and absolutely fell in love with it. I grew up and found out you can roast it. I will never boil it again! I absolutely LOVE it roasted with some EVOO, sea salt, fresh ground pepper, and some Parmesan sprinkled on top. Mmmm... yummy! I could eat that every day! emoticon

NEWT58 SparkPoints: (2,587)
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4/27/13 10:26 A

Just ordered Tofu yesterday instead of a meat dish. It was really good! It is amazing how your head goes along when your heart really wants you to do something.

4/27/13 6:35 A

Oikos has been the best greek yogurt I have found. I tried the Light & Fit one, but I didn't care for the texture either. After I found the Oikos, I haven't wanted to try anything else.

4/27/13 6:31 A

I grew out of ice cream (never thought that would happen).... I'm sooooo into frozen yogurt now! Whenever I have a choice between the two, I choose frozen yogurt. Even the greek frozen yogurts are so delicious!

SMURFS SparkPoints: (18,266)
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4/27/13 6:14 A

I grew out of marshmallow salad (eww how did I ever like that stuff?), bologna, processed white bread, sugary breakfast cereals, cool whip, snack cakes, most chocolate bars - especially Cadbury eggs and mr. noodles.

As a kid we ate diversely, so I had a taste for most things already. But I grew INTO kale, ginger root, bran cereal, cream of wheat, oatmeal, rye bread, marmalade, wild rice, and mango to name the ones that I can think of.

AJMM90 SparkPoints: (4,456)
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4/27/13 4:41 A

Growing into brussel sprouts

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/27/13 3:37 A

Trying to grow out of chips and salsa and beer on weekends---

GOING-STRONG Posts: 7,035
4/26/13 11:24 P

I have really grown to love asparagus... fresh in season is the way to go!

QUOOTIE SparkPoints: (35,228)
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4/26/13 8:12 P

Taught myself to like cilantro. I am working on hummus and greek yogurt now. I don't like the texture of either. Also I am trying to like my yogurt plain

SHKIRK Posts: 1,168
4/26/13 5:52 P

As a kid I use to LOVE Captain Crunch Cereal... I tried some about a year ago.. It was sooooo sweet it made my teeth hurt !!!!! emoticon

WRENDRACO SparkPoints: (15,992)
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4/26/13 5:48 P

I've always liked all sorts of foods, but now I'm over 30 I really cannot stomach all the sugary junk I loved as a kid/teenager. Technically I 'grew into' macaroni and cheese, but only because I learned how to make it with actual whole-grain macaroni and healthy cheese.

SHERRY28269 Posts: 36
4/26/13 2:20 P

I used to hate meatloaf but now I can eat it in small doses. Otherwise, I am a pretty adventurous eater!

NWLIFESRC Posts: 9,316
4/26/13 11:51 A

trying to grow into tomatoes

SHARIANNE3 SparkPoints: (590)
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4/26/13 11:24 A

I used to love french onion dip- now I really can't stand that it leaves a film on the roof of my mouth. Now if I have to have chips I will have roasted veggie Ritz with a tiny amount of sour cream and a HUGE amount of salsa. When I have this snack, I don't eat any bread, pasta for the rest of the day.

LADY_LUNA Posts: 10
4/25/13 9:40 P

You did it You hit goal Congratulations. Are you on maintenance?

EXOTEC Posts: 3,327
4/25/13 2:28 P

There are so many things on both sides of this list! In "my previous life" (LOL) I craved really intensely flavored foods. Chips - heavy on cheese, BBQ sauce, processed meats that tasted like ANYthing but meat...sodas, the sweeter and stronger the better! Now those flavors make me distinctly ill. Even just the scent of them, sometimes. I can no longer tolerate carbonation in any form, so that leaves out ANY soda- diet or otherwise. I do still like crackers, but they have to be very mild. I like a brand called "Ile de France." which are basically just little melba toasts. I like an organic variety of sesame wafers. I like the Wasa crackers, too... but I have to stringently limit any of these because we're not really permitted carbs in any quantity. I find I prefer the flavors of real, whole foods now. Anything with pumped-up tastes (like I used to live for!) now makes me queasy, if not outright sick. I find I need a lot more salt on this diet, but I've heard that from many others on the same type of plan. I will season with more pepper, too, which I never liked when I was young. Funny how tastes change. Is it just a process, or is it the reorientation to eating a new way? who knows.

4/24/13 9:59 P

Brussel sprouts- now I love them!

TRYATRI SparkPoints: (23,717)
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4/24/13 8:00 P

Tomatoes - I used to dislike their texture as a kid. Now I enjoy them in salads and on sandwiches.

MANATEESRULE SparkPoints: (3,278)
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4/24/13 5:59 P

I used to love ramen noodles growing up, now I can't stand them! If you eat the whole package it's over your daily allowance of sodium, yuck! I have started to like carrots, I used to hate them no matter what, but if I lightly cook them with some coconut oil they are delicious!

YANKEEGAL16 Posts: 1,480
4/24/13 5:27 P

I use to love mushrooms - now, I would not eat them if you paid me - YUCK

ZOE13O Posts: 304
4/24/13 5:23 P

Brussel sprouts. Hated them up until recently when I tried them and now they are like candy to me - can't get enough!

AMBER0406 SparkPoints: (26,178)
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4/24/13 5:21 P

I used to love Chef Boyardee. Even in college, I lived on it. Now I can't stand it!!

Edited by: AMBER0406 at: 4/24/2013 (17:21)
BCOLLIN4 Posts: 337
4/24/13 3:40 P

Brussel Sprouts.

BARBELIZ Posts: 291
4/24/13 3:18 P

As a kid I hated lima beans, I think it was the texture that turned me off. Now I eat them and have no problem.

MRSANNIEBRANDT SparkPoints: (9,206)
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4/24/13 2:25 P

Tomato's and corn were my arch enemies as a child. I spent hours at the table because I wouldnt eat my corn. Now a dish of corn, tomatos, avacado and black beans with cilantro and lime is a serious FAVE!

I_HEART_MY_FAM Posts: 1,809
4/24/13 2:19 P

Broadbrush that is exactly how I am on the imitation crab that I loved. It is so weird how our taste buds change.

HFAYE81 SparkPoints: (21,822)
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4/24/13 12:15 P

I used to LOVE Chef Boyardee ravioli as a kid. I could eat it every day for every meal!! Now it tastes SO bad. Spaghettios was another favorite, now it tastes like smushy pasta in watery ketchup emoticon

BROADBRUSH Posts: 1,806
4/24/13 8:46 A

i used tofu extensively for 15 years - then one day i could not stand it - never eaten it since.

FITKAT62 Posts: 7,963
4/24/13 8:41 A

In: water, green tea, edamame, asparagus, spinach, sweet peppers, broccoli, parsley, celery, apples, grapefruit, lemons, limes, bananas, strawberries, raspberries and whole wheat breads and pastas and natural peanut butter.

Out: cookies, crackers, cupcakes, fudge, candies, hot dogs, pizza, chicken tenders, onion rings, cheez whiz, processed cheese slices. and jams.

KKLENNERT809 Posts: 10,742
4/24/13 12:02 A

I now eat and love pbj sandwiches--as a kid, I hated them

KLUTZY68 SparkPoints: (3,068)
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4/23/13 11:57 P

As a kid I was an extremely fussy eater. I think the only vegetables I liked were spinach, corn, and canned peas--I loved their faintly metallic taste. (I also enjoyed going to the gas station to breathe in the lovely gasoline fumes, go figure!) Now I like almost all vegies, and except for tomatoes, and beets for salads, wouldn't touch a canned one; frozen are OK in winter, though. We were a meat and potatoes family and also ate a lot of seafood, but no foreign foods. Once I left home I discovered all sorts of cuisines and the adventure began!

I was surprised as I read some of the foods here. Things that the mere mention of could trigger a binge didn't bother me at all. That's progress!

MIAMI_LILLY SparkPoints: (200,224)
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4/23/13 10:01 P

I grew out of fast food completely, and grew into whole grains, and loving veggies, and Greek yogurt.

4/23/13 7:29 P

I added 28 new vegetables to my diet in 2012.

CIRANDELLA SparkPoints: (0)
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4/23/13 6:59 P

In: asparagus
Out: Pepperidge Farm cookies (every delicious variety!)

4/23/13 6:52 P

In: hummus, avocado, kale, small sweet peppers (I used to think they were jalepenos....haha), and cabbage.

Out: most of my salty-snack food cravings. I used to absolutely CRAVE salty snacks. Now I don't really keep them in the house.

Wish I'd grown out of: anything sweet. Kicking the sweet tooth is definitely a struggle.

I_HEART_MY_FAM Posts: 1,809
4/23/13 9:26 A

It is funny how our taste buds change. I would buy imitation crab every so often and make crab rolls, crab salad, or just dip the crab in some tasty tarter sauce with a cracker. I cannot eat the stuff now, the last three times I tried it and in all different ways it just tasted yucky! I am not happy I have to drop that food. I will try it again next year and see what happens.

TENNISJIM Posts: 11,750
4/23/13 6:16 A

I am not sure I have any as I like all kinds of food and I didn't limit them on my journey

JED361 SparkPoints: (19,415)
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4/23/13 6:04 A

Oddly (or so I think) I didn't like bacon when I was a kid:-) BUT my mother didn't know that so every Sunday morning I would get my 2-piece allotment. I would then give those to the sibling that had been the nicest to me during the week. I'm pretty sure my mother didn't know all of this as I doubt she would have agreed with my personal Pavlov's experiment:-) There are many other things that fit the question. Broccoli I LOVE now but when I was young I would only eat carrots (raw), salads, corn on the cob and green beans. What a brat! LOL

CIRANDELLA SparkPoints: (0)
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4/22/13 10:35 P

Into kale...out of Cap'n Crunch

HEALTHYJO77 Posts: 99
4/22/13 10:24 P

Into brocoli and spinach, just love my spinach now.
Out of plain Sugar

KLL19144 SparkPoints: (5,456)
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4/22/13 4:40 P

I have a pretty long car ride home. I often found myself wanting to stop off at McDonalds and Wendy's on the way.....sure they have healthier alternatives...but that really isn't what I opted for....I want FRIES!!!! well I honestly can't remember the last time I stopped on the way home (sure it was a little over a month ago tho lol)....but it feels good to know that I packed extra fruit for the car ride home :) That is a huge step for me! I guess I finally want to see myself get to the end of this journey...Spark people makes you feel like you are not alone!

ZSTANLEY SparkPoints: (7,751)
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4/22/13 4:27 P

emoticon I have out-grown so many foods and habits thanks to sparkpeople website it's been a win -win situation !!! This site has been a lifesaver I feel so much better after making the healthy food choices YA-YA-ya!!!!! emoticon emoticon

NEWT58 SparkPoints: (2,587)
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4/22/13 1:03 P

I hear you Sugarsmom. I now get baked chips if I really have to, but like all processed foods- they really are not worth it.

SUGARSMOM2 SparkPoints: (248,455)
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4/22/13 12:59 P

he number one thing ...Potato chips thought .. i have along list of foods i do not eat anymore .they top the list . never thought i would stop eating them .

Edited by: SUGARSMOM2 at: 4/22/2013 (13:02)
LDHAWKE SparkPoints: (19,069)
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4/22/13 9:36 A

I have grown out of greasy fast foods and french fries. I have grown into the healthy sandwiches at Subway. We love their new chopped salads! I also love the fact that their nutritional information is online and I can easily calculate my portions. Normally I cook at home so our Subway sandwiches or salads are a once a month treat.

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