Broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, green beans, onions, sweet
potato, tomatoes, peppers, celery, cucumber, radishes and I'll eat
pretty much everything else Not bad for someone who only ate potato,
canned peas and very ripe tomato slices between white bread - and eaten
hours after it was made to let it go soggy, until I was 21....
"Julie Bove" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> I may have asked this before but I'm going to ask it again. I have a
> hard time picking just one.
> I do love beans of all kinds. I could eat them every day but I don't
> because of the carbs. I eat them less often than I used to. But I do
> still eat them once a week. Exception being green and wax beans which
> I eat several times a day. Those are Angela's favorites by far so she
> wants them often.
> I also love beets but don't eat them often either. Nobody else in the
> house will eat them. Mostly I get them at salad bars but I do keep a
> few cans around just for me.
> Used to be peas were a favorite vegetable. I still really like them
> but since Angela is allergic to them I don't eat them often either.
> She did really like them so I don't like to eat them in front of her.
> But I do keep a few cans around. When I make tuna casserole I will
> put some on my portion and if my husband is home on his too. But
> again there is that carb count.
> Onions! I tend to keep several kinds and forms on-hand. I put them
> in darned near everything! I think not only do they taste good but
> they are good for you.
> Carrots. Not so much cooked although when my mom does with pot roast
> they are very good. I haven't a clue how she does them. She uses the
> large ones cut in sticks. She also puts in potatoes and onion soup
> mix. The carrots come out with the roast flavor but they are still
> partially crunchy. I also like the potatoes in there. Can't say the
> same about the roast. To me it is chewy and underdone, but perhaps
> that is why the carrots come out that way? I have tried using those
> and also the baby carrots since those are the favorite in this house.
> They always cook to mush even when I wait to put them in. And they
> never develop the deep flavor that my mom's do. So mostly we eat raw
> carrots here.
> Celery. So versatile! I add this to a variety of things and also eat
> it raw.
> Peppers. I add these to a lot of things too and I love them raw.
> Tomatoes. I love these both cooked and raw. Angela is finally
> deciding that she likes the raw ones. Still doesn't like them cooked.
> She was not pleased when I said I was getting two cases of organic
> diced from Costco. They have an upcoming coupon for buy one (case) get
> one free. I will donate one case to the food bank. I also found out
> they are in need of cat food. Yay! Have been looking for a place to
> donate that too. Ballerina and Jazzy are picky eaters and won't eat
> all of the Wellness brand that I stocked up on.
> Potatoes. Yes they are high in carbs. These are another thing I
> could eat every day. But I don't. I quit buying the large bags.
> When my husband was home we could usually use one up before it went
> bad. But now we can't. So I buy them a few at a time or a small bag
> of the little pearl ones. Those cook up quickly and they are very
> good. And they don't seem to spike me.
> So those are probably my favorites. What are yours?