Three Things Thursday

by Stephanie on March 28, 2013 · 2 comments

in Food & Nutrition

They say your taste buds change every 7 years.  This is probably a myth, but go with me here.  I think that they tend to change in favor of liking more foods rather than changing the foods you like.  There are definitely foods I like now that I didn’t use to like, but I can’t think of any I used to like that I don’t now!

Anyway, today’s post is about three foods I used to hate that I really like now.

1) Tomatoes 

Of course I liked ketchup and pasta sauce but that was it.  In fact, I have vivid memories of my friend Katie forcing me to eat cherry tomatoes from their garden when I went to her house in the summer.  I hated it.  She takes responsibility for my liking tomatoes even though it wasn’t until years after that torture that it happened.  Actually, the first time I ate and liked them were when I got a Happy Joe’s BLT pizza and they forget to hold the T.  That’s the only way I ate them for over a year :)


(the tomato pusher!)

2) Red Onions (and even yellow sometimes!)

I don’t really mind finely chopped onions in cooking.  They add flavor and as long as I couldn’t taste them I was fine.  Now, I can’t imagine sandwiches without red onion.  So good.  Though my old aversion did prevent me from experiencing onion breath until I was 29 years old!

3) Avocado

The first time I liked avocado was in a guacamole from On the Border.  I started making it at home and now I like avocado even outside of guac.  It is so creamy and yummy.  Luckily it has the good kind of fats!



It’s hard to believe I didn’t eat any of these just a handful of years ago because they go on so many things and I really enjoy them now.  Now if only I would lose my taste for Sweettarts or ice cream!


What foods do you like now that you hated before?


{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Jillian March 28, 2013 at 10:07 AM

Well, two of mine aren’t really food, but whatever.
1. Coffee (Now I love it. Seriously.)
2. Beer (Unfortunately, now I love that too.)
3. Yogurt


Stephanie March 29, 2013 at 8:44 PM

I’m not there on coffee yet but I do like beer quite a bit! :) The yogurt one is an interesting though. I think I’ve always liked that one.


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