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What are some of your unpopular opinions about food?

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  • pancakerunnerpancakerunner Member Posts: 6,092 Member Member Posts: 6,092 Member
    Regarding Instagram food... I am not a fan of the whole smoothie bowl trend lol
  • ixchelkeshetixchelkeshet Member, Premium Posts: 32 Member Member, Premium Posts: 32 Member
    I am no fan of Chinese parsley AKA cilantro AKA coriander.
  • ejbronteejbronte Member Posts: 867 Member Member Posts: 867 Member
    I am no fan of Chinese parsley AKA cilantro AKA coriander.

    I am also one of the genetically cilantro-challenged.
  • pancakerunnerpancakerunner Member Posts: 6,092 Member Member Posts: 6,092 Member
    ejbronte wrote: »
    I am no fan of Chinese parsley AKA cilantro AKA coriander.

    I am also one of the genetically cilantro-challenged.

    I only like it in salsa but can't eat it straight up
  • WatchoitWatchoit Member Posts: 10 Member Member Posts: 10 Member
    Salad is only healthy if it isn't heavily covered in dressing and sauces.
  • pancakerunnerpancakerunner Member Posts: 6,092 Member Member Posts: 6,092 Member
    Watchoit wrote: »
    Salad is only healthy if it isn't heavily covered in dressing and sauces.

    Totally! and no croutons! What's the point??
  • pancakerunnerpancakerunner Member Posts: 6,092 Member Member Posts: 6,092 Member
    I actually like tilapia
  • olgatarasova923olgatarasova923 Member Posts: 4 Member Member Posts: 4 Member
    pinuplove wrote: »
    Nutella is an oversweet insult to both chocolate and hazelnuts.

    That's a great description of Nutella!

    As someone who doesn't chocolate and hazelnuts - nutella is perfect, it doesn't taste like any of those
  • lemurcat2lemurcat2 Member Posts: 7,558 Member Member Posts: 7,558 Member
    sardelsa wrote: »
    Watchoit wrote: »
    Salad is only healthy if it isn't heavily covered in dressing and sauces.

    Do the sauces cancel out the nutrition of the salad? Why wouldn't it still be healthy? Calorie dense does not equal unhealthy.

    True. Also, you can make a low cal dressing. I like to include a little olive oil, which ups the cals, but much less than in a traditional vinagriette, and if one wants just a good vinegar and a good mustard can make a nice dressing for few cals. So I don't get the "unhealthy" claim at all.

    I still wouldn't "heavily cover" the salad, but salad is better with some kind of dressing IMO.
  • ejbronteejbronte Member Posts: 867 Member Member Posts: 867 Member
    lemurcat2 wrote: »
    sardelsa wrote: »
    Watchoit wrote: »
    Salad is only healthy if it isn't heavily covered in dressing and sauces.

    Do the sauces cancel out the nutrition of the salad? Why wouldn't it still be healthy? Calorie dense does not equal unhealthy.

    True. Also, you can make a low cal dressing. I like to include a little olive oil, which ups the cals, but much less than in a traditional vinagriette, and if one wants just a good vinegar and a good mustard can make a nice dressing for few cals. So I don't get the "unhealthy" claim at all.

    I still wouldn't "heavily cover" the salad, but salad is better with some kind of dressing IMO.

    This afternoon, I had just such a dressing of simple white balsamic vinegar and bit of mustard on a salad of pea shoots, bean sprouts, flavor bomb tomatoes, and a whole bunch of tiny lettuces harvested from my thriving little new Aerogarden.
  • Katmary71Katmary71 Member Posts: 4,689 Member Member Posts: 4,689 Member
    ejbronte wrote: »
    I am no fan of Chinese parsley AKA cilantro AKA coriander.

    I am also one of the genetically cilantro-challenged.

    Add me to the "tastes like soap" gang.
  • Katmary71Katmary71 Member Posts: 4,689 Member Member Posts: 4,689 Member
    Watchoit wrote: »
    Salad is only healthy if it isn't heavily covered in dressing and sauces.

    I expected not being able to use Bolthouse dressings once starting Paleo to be hard but I really like apple cider vinegar, herbs, and citrus juice a lot. Salsa verde is great on it too.
  • lemurcat2lemurcat2 Member Posts: 7,558 Member Member Posts: 7,558 Member
    I like cilantro a lot (no weird genetic quirk making it taste bad here), but my favorite herb is probably dill, which is great in a basic salad and also goes with many other foods.
  • PmiAPmiA Member Posts: 35 Member Member Posts: 35 Member
    Garlic is straight up DISGUSTING :#
  • OnionMommaOnionMomma Member Posts: 941 Member Member Posts: 941 Member
    I’m soo glad o wasn’t born with that gene. I love cilantro.
    Katmary71 wrote: »
    ejbronte wrote: »
    I am no fan of Chinese parsley AKA cilantro AKA coriander.

    I am also one of the genetically cilantro-challenged.

    Add me to the "tastes like soap" gang.

  • pancakerunnerpancakerunner Member Posts: 6,092 Member Member Posts: 6,092 Member
    PmiA wrote: »
    Garlic is straight up DISGUSTING :#

    i agree. Except when roasted
  • pancakerunnerpancakerunner Member Posts: 6,092 Member Member Posts: 6,092 Member
    Idk if this is unpopular but I really do not like fruit flavored yogurt or fruit Popsicles, ice cream etc.
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