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Healthy foods you hate?

Answered on September 12, 2014
Created June 22, 2012 at 11:26 PM

Just curious if there are any super healthy foods you hate and if you try to eat them anyway, or overcome your dislike?

I personally can't stand avocados. I don't know why, and I wish I didn't. I have been forcing myself to eat guacamole and that isn't solo bad, but the idea of eating an avocado raw is unappealing.

B694589acf7e0482c9a17466edbe4178

on December 23, 2013
at 05:46 PM

There is a really good recipe for Avocado Chocolate pudding and you never would know you were eating avocados.

B694589acf7e0482c9a17466edbe4178

on December 23, 2013
at 05:45 PM

I once tried to make steak and kidney pie. When I boiled the kidneys like it said to I ended up throwing them out the smell was so bad. I would never try them again. Beef tongue is delicious better than corned beef which is a chemical process anyway.

508a4ebd259022f415326f7a6baec00c

(482)

on December 18, 2013
at 11:10 PM

Laina, I don't know you. But given your lack of borscht enthusiasm, it hurts me to know there is a Russian out there who will never truly enjoy and value this blessing in a bowl.

2564c814ad9931c834ae092e1ef069fb

(231)

on August 30, 2013
at 06:12 AM

x_x butternut squash tastes soooo good. I'll never understand people who don't like that one.

2564c814ad9931c834ae092e1ef069fb

(231)

on August 30, 2013
at 06:00 AM

I used to hate liver, best thing for me was eating it very rare. Liver is the king of offal so I make myself eat it, and it makes me feel amazing.

Da681d976130df15aac3984013aaad6d

(720)

on August 29, 2013
at 07:03 PM

I love avocados but a BAD avocado is the grossest thing ever.

De641ff2accb4975e1f42886b43009db

(2227)

on July 25, 2012
at 04:08 PM

i live off kale chips... one bunch kale, one tablespoon olive oil, seasoning of choice.. cook at 350 for 10 minutes, toss, cook another 10 minutes.

724ac8ed9ddc603e87adf6cfb901a8d8

(325)

on July 25, 2012
at 03:01 PM

+1 for smells like butt :P

193b7fb0fec8913d5ebb3b99a04d21c6

(2918)

on July 17, 2012
at 03:42 PM

I still hate borscht. My grandmother made three kinds of borscht, though, one beet, one cabbage, and one spinach. The cabbage was the best.

7e1433afbb06c318c4d90860d493c49d

(5959)

on July 17, 2012
at 01:27 AM

My meal is better enjoyed if I'm not having fish burps after it's over.

61f9349ad28e3c42d1cec58ba4825a7d

(10480)

on July 16, 2012
at 09:01 PM

This is how I like kale best: chicken bone broth soup with kale, chopped tomatoes, onion or onion powder, garlic, and crushed red pepper or fresh hot pepper. Even people who don't usually like kale don't mind it this way, because the chicken broth permeates it and it loses any bitterness.

03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on July 16, 2012
at 05:10 PM

Really? You mean you don't like the flavor when you cook/fry with it?

D63a9a7789b948a1e88647f6c0e504ca

(1453)

on July 16, 2012
at 03:45 PM

Ha, glad to see other Bubbies fans here. At over $6 a jar the stuff better be both good and good for me is all I can say.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 16, 2012
at 03:15 PM

take a ripe banana, and mash it in a bowl, put an egg in it, and then a couple table spoons pure cacao powder, and about a tablespoon of honey. Microwave for 3 minutes, and will be a nice quick paleo friendly brownie.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 16, 2012
at 03:13 PM

Omega-3 is better absorbed with a meal.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 16, 2012
at 03:13 PM

What do you expect? They name a bean after it, it has to taste bad.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 16, 2012
at 03:10 PM

@jamie...I find the other way around, sadly. so I don't even bother. Free range doesn't get as fat, so it is worse, so I just stick with other meats.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 16, 2012
at 03:08 PM

Fry some bacon, then cook the kale in the bacon fat, seasoning it with smoked paprika, red and black pepper, salt, and a touch of lime juice. Then crumble the bacon and put it back in when the kale is about done.

4ec0fe4b4aab327f7efa2dfb06b032ff

(5145)

on July 16, 2012
at 03:05 PM

But what about a good borscht? How do they make such a delicious soup out of beets?

4ec0fe4b4aab327f7efa2dfb06b032ff

(5145)

on July 16, 2012
at 03:03 PM

Saurkraut is delicious. Kimchi is the stuff you really have to hold your nose and just eat. Smells like a garbage dump, but tastes great.

4ec0fe4b4aab327f7efa2dfb06b032ff

(5145)

on July 16, 2012
at 03:02 PM

Whoa, I'm in 100% agreement with this entire comment. I'm convinced that tilapia is a conspiracy by the food service industry to force cheap, low quality fish on us for the same price that you used to get the good stuff.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on July 16, 2012
at 02:23 PM

I don't much care for kale, but I do like other greens, like mustard and collard.

03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on June 24, 2012
at 01:00 AM

@MathGirl72: Maybe I am just "doing it wrong." From talking to some people, I have a feeling I have been buying unripe or overly ripe avocados. What you just described sounds pretty appealing! That's pretty funny that they melt. Thanks for the heads up, I would not have know.

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 10:34 PM

So I finally talked myself into opening the jar of Bubbies sauerkraut and seriously had to make myself put it away. I was scarfing it straight out of the jar. Well, at least I was using a fork...

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:35 PM

Except for tinned salmon. I have no problem with it, but then again, it is fully cooked to death and just tastes like a tin of fish. =)

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:34 PM

Generally love seafood, but salmon is NASTY! Also, who decided tuna should be seared on the outside and raw in the middle? Had to eat around the nasty, fishy tuna chunks in my salad I was served in a restaurant, without gagging. Longest. Meal. Ever.

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:32 PM

I have some grass-fed beef liver thawing for lunch. Yum!

4929a87e3f7438f18a0afbdde291ed5e

(752)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:30 PM

I can imagine it would be difficult to start out Paleo as a recovering vegetarian. Stick with the ground beef and poultry for now and use it as "garbage stir fry" like in the recipes at wwww.nomnompaleo.com If you want a delicious pork recipe, try Nom Nom's Kahlua Pork recipe... make sure you use a de-boned pork shoulder since the bones are an issue for you. It is probably the most delicious meat dish evah! :)

4929a87e3f7438f18a0afbdde291ed5e

(752)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:27 PM

+1 for being a fellow salmon-hater. I also think it looks wonderful but the taste/texture/don't know what makes me want to gag! I like many other types of fish and shrimp is divine, but salmon - no thanks.

4929a87e3f7438f18a0afbdde291ed5e

(752)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:23 PM

Word! It is beyond disgusting.

F5a0ddffcf9ef5beca864050f090a790

(15515)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:16 PM

Have you tried range raised? Yum!!!

F5a0ddffcf9ef5beca864050f090a790

(15515)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:15 PM

If you had my home-made sauerkraut you would change your mind and asked me for more. True.

782d92f4127823bdfb2ddfcbcf961d0e

(5231)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:00 PM

Well, I didn't know what else to do with it so I just threw it in! Maybe I'll look for a chicken liver pate recipe. Thanks for the idea.

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 01:27 PM

I doubt you will have trouble finding avo, regardless of where you wind up in CA. And BLTA salads are awesome!!!!!

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 01:25 PM

I also cut them in half, brush them with a little melted coconut oil, sprinkle them with salt, and lay them cut-side down on the hot grill for a moment or two. This makes awesome guac. You can't leave them on for long because they will melt!

Bb3d1772b28c02da2426e40dfcb533f5

(5381)

on June 23, 2012
at 12:20 PM

I find the free range chicken is more moist, whereas standard chicken is really really dry. Taste is pretty bland tho, but I dont mind bland food myself. What do you think of the skins BTW?

03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on June 23, 2012
at 04:18 AM

@MathGirl72: Yeah, maybe I need to try disguising them in shakes, once orphan baby season is over. Right now my Vita-Mix is in the fridge filled with baby animal formula!

03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on June 23, 2012
at 04:14 AM

I am right there with you!

Fd70d71f4f8195c3a098eda4fc817d4f

(8014)

on June 23, 2012
at 04:08 AM

+1 for hatin' on beef liver but liking pate. I'm the same way! (See comment above) As for failing at 30BAD, don't worry. We'll keep you here instead. :)

Fd70d71f4f8195c3a098eda4fc817d4f

(8014)

on June 23, 2012
at 04:05 AM

Also: I can't imagine liver in a slow cooker. You're a brave cookie!

Fd70d71f4f8195c3a098eda4fc817d4f

(8014)

on June 23, 2012
at 04:04 AM

I usually hate liver, but chicken liver pate is DELICIOUS. (You just have to find a good recipe...rosemary, red wine, and tons of butter.) Beef liver, OTOH: GROSS. It's the single most nutrient-dense superfood and I just can't stand it. (I do make it once in a while, but I have to "hide" tiny amounts of it in other things like chili or burgers.)

Fd70d71f4f8195c3a098eda4fc817d4f

(8014)

on June 23, 2012
at 04:01 AM

AAAAH! A kindred spirit! I thought I was the only person in the world who doesn't like avocados! I don't know why...they have almost no flavor, so it isn't that. And it's not the slimy texture b/c I love okra. (I'm the only person I know who can't stand guacamole.)

E2123e1da4ccbe211c9cbd82356fe4bc

(238)

on June 23, 2012
at 03:49 AM

funny, I just tried sauerkraut for the first time tonight. It was Bubbie's brand, too. It's good, tastes MUCH better than it smells.

E36cb992cf0a5eba8b97a359c15f38b3

(4347)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:16 AM

@MathGirl72 - I'm moving to Cali next year and I cannot WAIT. Though I won't be in SoCal. Whatever, though. :) My kids would happily eat *only* avocados and bacon if I let them. I'm going to introduce them to BLT salads once tomatoes show up at the farmers market.

0b4326a4949718451a8571b82558dc10

(2349)

on June 23, 2012
at 01:46 AM

i had a dream about avacados once...that's how much I love them. I live in Ohio where they're pretty expensive. I treat them like gold lol.

6b8d12fc3e43179f9ae1765a4d1a9dc2

(5914)

on June 23, 2012
at 01:36 AM

I love avos as long as they are well ripe. Salt & pepper and a bit of cayenne. I could eat 1-2 easily.

Bef4109763803bd98273d3ba506cd110

(40)

on June 23, 2012
at 12:31 AM

When I read the question, kale was the first thing to pop into my head. I've given it a fair shake, I'd say, from sauteed with spices, to putting some in an alfredo sauce to kale chips with every possible topping. I can't do it. Did you read this? (Satire) http://www.slate.com/articles/life/low_concept/2012/05/the_all_kale_diet_how_i_stopped_eating_anything_else_.html

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 12:22 AM

That's the brand I have. I am in love with their dill pickles. I may just have to conquer my fear and open the jar tonight. =)

E36cb992cf0a5eba8b97a359c15f38b3

(4347)

on June 23, 2012
at 12:11 AM

I've eaten lamb kidneys happily only one way--dirty rice (with spicy lamb sausage and a ton of garlic, onions, and chilies). I minced them up. THAT was good. No way in hell I'll eat them on their own though. With something that includes lots of garlic and chilies? Yes, please.

E36cb992cf0a5eba8b97a359c15f38b3

(4347)

on June 23, 2012
at 12:09 AM

Bubbie's cured me of that fear. (It's nice and crunchy. Also, their kosher dills are amazing.) I used to be afraid of it, too, after a bad experience when I was younger.

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 12:02 AM

That is one hell of a first meat! I'm a huge carnivore and can't bring myself to touch kidneys. I couldn't imagine that being my first foray into meat! Oh, and YAY! liver!!!

326d927c5dd53f1a731ecfe75fdba571

(111)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:44 PM

Try this: - 1 pound of (preferably lamb, but beef is also fine) mince - 1 can of coconut milk - 1 pound of (chopped, I use frozen) kale - salt - a bunch of cilantro - enough sambal or some other spicy paste to make it spicy - optionally: one or two eggs Fry the minced meat a bit, then add the rest and cook until texture is ok (no longer liquid). Add raw eggs around the end, mix through and cook. I make this a few times every week, and never get tired of it. You barely taste the kale, it's there mostly for its texture.

7f8bc7ce5c34aae50408d31812c839b0

(2698)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:40 PM

Thats right MathGirl72

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:40 PM

word .

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:38 PM

@scottts: and rubbery!

7f8bc7ce5c34aae50408d31812c839b0

(2698)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:37 PM

Ripe avocado with lime, salt, and steak is awesome. Unripe avocado tastes like butt.

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:35 PM

I ate chicken today that was overdone, which makes my teeth stick together when I chew it. Yuck!

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:34 PM

It leaves more avocados for me when people don't like them! I live in California where they are always in season. Yum!!! =)

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:33 PM

Is it the flavor of the avo or the texture? I'll throw avo in the blender with coconut milk and frozen berries, stone fruit, or half a banana to make a smoothie for the family for breakfast. Most of the time I have to thin it out with water.

46c9fbd45b82453f6a2dfe614a853314

(1876)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:32 PM

True dat on the avocados...I will eat guacamole on everything, but the texture of raw avocado & flavor freaks me right out.

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5e63e3fa78e998736106a4a5b9aef58c

on June 23, 2012
at 03:56 AM

LIVER. Like, OMFG NO. I've tried to develop a taste for it, and I'm not a fussy eater. I don't have any particular objection to offal, either; I've eaten heart, brain, and tripe plenty of times before. But there are only two ways I can stand liver: rumaki (chicken livers and water chestnuts wrapped in bacon) and pate (made with lots of butter). I do love foie gras, but that's not really like liver at all. Beef liver? Forget it. NO. CAPSLOCK.

And much as I love fish and just about all seafood (including fish roe and sea urchins), certain species of fish are not fit for eating. Tilapia? I'm looking at you. The texture is just wrong, and it doesn't taste very good at all. Catfish? You too. And while cod's not as bad, it's so bland--the only way I've ever liked it was beer-battered and deep-fried, and that's just not happening anymore.

I also cannot stand bananas. The smell, the texture, the taste--LOL, I would so totally fail over at 30BAD.

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:32 PM

I have some grass-fed beef liver thawing for lunch. Yum!

4929a87e3f7438f18a0afbdde291ed5e

(752)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:23 PM

Word! It is beyond disgusting.

Fd70d71f4f8195c3a098eda4fc817d4f

(8014)

on June 23, 2012
at 04:08 AM

+1 for hatin' on beef liver but liking pate. I'm the same way! (See comment above) As for failing at 30BAD, don't worry. We'll keep you here instead. :)

4ec0fe4b4aab327f7efa2dfb06b032ff

(5145)

on July 16, 2012
at 03:02 PM

Whoa, I'm in 100% agreement with this entire comment. I'm convinced that tilapia is a conspiracy by the food service industry to force cheap, low quality fish on us for the same price that you used to get the good stuff.

2564c814ad9931c834ae092e1ef069fb

(231)

on August 30, 2013
at 06:00 AM

I used to hate liver, best thing for me was eating it very rare. Liver is the king of offal so I make myself eat it, and it makes me feel amazing.

7
46c9fbd45b82453f6a2dfe614a853314

on June 22, 2012
at 11:31 PM

KALE!!! I just can't get over it. No matter how many times I try to eat it - cooked many different ways - I just can't gag it down.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:40 PM

word .

Bef4109763803bd98273d3ba506cd110

(40)

on June 23, 2012
at 12:31 AM

When I read the question, kale was the first thing to pop into my head. I've given it a fair shake, I'd say, from sauteed with spices, to putting some in an alfredo sauce to kale chips with every possible topping. I can't do it. Did you read this? (Satire) http://www.slate.com/articles/life/low_concept/2012/05/the_all_kale_diet_how_i_stopped_eating_anything_else_.html

326d927c5dd53f1a731ecfe75fdba571

(111)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:44 PM

Try this: - 1 pound of (preferably lamb, but beef is also fine) mince - 1 can of coconut milk - 1 pound of (chopped, I use frozen) kale - salt - a bunch of cilantro - enough sambal or some other spicy paste to make it spicy - optionally: one or two eggs Fry the minced meat a bit, then add the rest and cook until texture is ok (no longer liquid). Add raw eggs around the end, mix through and cook. I make this a few times every week, and never get tired of it. You barely taste the kale, it's there mostly for its texture.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 16, 2012
at 03:08 PM

Fry some bacon, then cook the kale in the bacon fat, seasoning it with smoked paprika, red and black pepper, salt, and a touch of lime juice. Then crumble the bacon and put it back in when the kale is about done.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on July 16, 2012
at 02:23 PM

I don't much care for kale, but I do like other greens, like mustard and collard.

61f9349ad28e3c42d1cec58ba4825a7d

(10480)

on July 16, 2012
at 09:01 PM

This is how I like kale best: chicken bone broth soup with kale, chopped tomatoes, onion or onion powder, garlic, and crushed red pepper or fresh hot pepper. Even people who don't usually like kale don't mind it this way, because the chicken broth permeates it and it loses any bitterness.

De641ff2accb4975e1f42886b43009db

(2227)

on July 25, 2012
at 04:08 PM

i live off kale chips... one bunch kale, one tablespoon olive oil, seasoning of choice.. cook at 350 for 10 minutes, toss, cook another 10 minutes.

2
76026e8ef496039d5075440ff731aa0d

on June 23, 2012
at 01:31 AM

Seafood...I pretty much hate the sea and everything in it when it comes to putting any of it in my mouth.

I wish I liked salmon especially, I mean when I see the bright red/pink fillet, it looks beautiful, but??? keep it away from me!

I also take nothing in the way of Omega 3 oils because of this hate for Sea food, so I need to track down the best Omega 3 capsules to make up for the deficiency.

You know Sebastian from the little Mermaid???yeah...gave me nightmares shudder

Truth.

4929a87e3f7438f18a0afbdde291ed5e

(752)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:27 PM

+1 for being a fellow salmon-hater. I also think it looks wonderful but the taste/texture/don't know what makes me want to gag! I like many other types of fish and shrimp is divine, but salmon - no thanks.

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:35 PM

Except for tinned salmon. I have no problem with it, but then again, it is fully cooked to death and just tastes like a tin of fish. =)

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:34 PM

Generally love seafood, but salmon is NASTY! Also, who decided tuna should be seared on the outside and raw in the middle? Had to eat around the nasty, fishy tuna chunks in my salad I was served in a restaurant, without gagging. Longest. Meal. Ever.

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E36cb992cf0a5eba8b97a359c15f38b3

on June 23, 2012
at 12:14 AM

Tallow. Makes damn good fried potatoes, and I know the grass-fed stuff is healthful, but holy hell it smells like butt. I'll stick with lard/duck fat/coconut oil/ANYTHING ELSE.

724ac8ed9ddc603e87adf6cfb901a8d8

(325)

on July 25, 2012
at 03:01 PM

+1 for smells like butt :P

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61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:37 PM

Sauerkraut. I bought a jar of natural, uncooked, unpasteurized sauerkraut and it's still sitting in the fridge. I really want to try it, but I'm afraid it's going to be like the soggy, nasty stuff I tried years ago. I even want to make my own, but I'm afraid to!

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 12:22 AM

That's the brand I have. I am in love with their dill pickles. I may just have to conquer my fear and open the jar tonight. =)

E2123e1da4ccbe211c9cbd82356fe4bc

(238)

on June 23, 2012
at 03:49 AM

funny, I just tried sauerkraut for the first time tonight. It was Bubbie's brand, too. It's good, tastes MUCH better than it smells.

F5a0ddffcf9ef5beca864050f090a790

(15515)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:15 PM

If you had my home-made sauerkraut you would change your mind and asked me for more. True.

E36cb992cf0a5eba8b97a359c15f38b3

(4347)

on June 23, 2012
at 12:09 AM

Bubbie's cured me of that fear. (It's nice and crunchy. Also, their kosher dills are amazing.) I used to be afraid of it, too, after a bad experience when I was younger.

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 10:34 PM

So I finally talked myself into opening the jar of Bubbies sauerkraut and seriously had to make myself put it away. I was scarfing it straight out of the jar. Well, at least I was using a fork...

D63a9a7789b948a1e88647f6c0e504ca

(1453)

on July 16, 2012
at 03:45 PM

Ha, glad to see other Bubbies fans here. At over $6 a jar the stuff better be both good and good for me is all I can say.

4ec0fe4b4aab327f7efa2dfb06b032ff

(5145)

on July 16, 2012
at 03:03 PM

Saurkraut is delicious. Kimchi is the stuff you really have to hold your nose and just eat. Smells like a garbage dump, but tastes great.

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A7925ab8ea44e6d4d5d7c6f202632c6c

(404)

on July 16, 2012
at 03:11 PM

coconut oil ---- di~i~i~sgusting, just di~i~i~sgusting

03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on July 16, 2012
at 05:10 PM

Really? You mean you don't like the flavor when you cook/fry with it?

1
49cc629452346e349e07aede2e92442f

on July 16, 2012
at 01:17 PM

I hate chicken. Love eggs though.

1
A2c38be4c54c91a15071f82f14cac0b3

(12682)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:41 PM

Kidneys. Uck.

I was a vegetarian for 2 years and the first (non-fish) meat that I ate after all that time was some pastured local sheep kidneys. They tasted like piss. Needless to say it was a while before I tried eating meat again. Thankfully I later had a steak (from the same farm) and realized red meat could taste good.

A recent attempt to try kidneys again was proof that I should stick to liver for my offal needs.

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 12:02 AM

That is one hell of a first meat! I'm a huge carnivore and can't bring myself to touch kidneys. I couldn't imagine that being my first foray into meat! Oh, and YAY! liver!!!

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on June 23, 2012
at 12:11 AM

I've eaten lamb kidneys happily only one way--dirty rice (with spicy lamb sausage and a ton of garlic, onions, and chilies). I minced them up. THAT was good. No way in hell I'll eat them on their own though. With something that includes lots of garlic and chilies? Yes, please.

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on July 16, 2012
at 03:13 PM

What do you expect? They name a bean after it, it has to taste bad.

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on December 23, 2013
at 05:45 PM

I once tried to make steak and kidney pie. When I boiled the kidneys like it said to I ended up throwing them out the smell was so bad. I would never try them again. Beef tongue is delicious better than corned beef which is a chemical process anyway.

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(2919)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:30 PM

Chicken/turkey/most poultry except duck. It's so boring, bland and I hate the texture. It irritates my teeth.

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(15515)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:16 PM

Have you tried range raised? Yum!!!

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(11058)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:35 PM

I ate chicken today that was overdone, which makes my teeth stick together when I chew it. Yuck!

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(5381)

on June 23, 2012
at 12:20 PM

I find the free range chicken is more moist, whereas standard chicken is really really dry. Taste is pretty bland tho, but I dont mind bland food myself. What do you think of the skins BTW?

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on July 16, 2012
at 03:10 PM

@jamie...I find the other way around, sadly. so I don't even bother. Free range doesn't get as fat, so it is worse, so I just stick with other meats.

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on December 24, 2013
at 01:51 AM

Kidney and plain lettuce. Hate (or, for the latter, tolerate) the taste, love the nutritional value!

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on August 30, 2013
at 05:57 AM

In a word, zucchini. Tasteless and mushy.

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on August 29, 2013
at 08:29 PM

I'm with all the other liver haters!!! YUCK!!! Organ meats at all for that matter. I just can not do it! Liver has too grainy of a texture for me.

I'm also getting pretty sick of turkey...turkey anything...ground, breast, etc. I think it should be meant for Thanksgivng and Christmas only.

I like eggs but sometimes I find myself having a hard time with them texture wise, especially boiled.

However, for you avocado and/or coconut oil haters....shame on you! (gasp) :o I can not get enough avocados!

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on August 29, 2013
at 07:07 PM

Hate to say it, but steak. I choke it down when my husband makes it. I don't mind ground beef or bison but just plain old steak, yuck. I know, I'm weird.

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(10480)

on August 29, 2013
at 06:25 PM

I hate spaghetti squash. Most winter squashes, really (I will tolerate acorn, it seems to be the least sweet) but the sweetness plus that stringy texture of spaghetti squahes really grosses me out! Just can't choke it down! I don't make myself eat it, though. Plenty of other great foods out there.

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(231)

on August 30, 2013
at 06:12 AM

x_x butternut squash tastes soooo good. I'll never understand people who don't like that one.

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on August 29, 2013
at 04:32 PM

I hate avocado and coconut - makes paleo difficult! Seems those two things are staples. Coconut oil seems to be OK but if I use coconut flour for something and the taste of the coconut isn't disguised enough I throw it away. A waste, yes, but I just dislike it!

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on July 25, 2012
at 04:19 PM

I hate avocado, too! So happy to hear I'm not alone. Before trying this Paleo thing, I thought it might be a prerequisite to love avocado ;)

Whenever I try to eat liver, I can't help but think about what a liver does while it's in the animal, and I can't choke it down. I think I'd have the same problem with tongue (thank you, Ramona Quimby), but I've never tried.

I used to like hard-boiled eggs, but I don't really care for them any more. I choke 'em down like Deniz, but it will be a while before I'm actually craving one, I think.

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(638)

on July 25, 2012
at 04:06 PM

LIVER. Can't stand the stuff.

Eggs :( I know, I still choke 'em down but I'd never eat one for pleasure. Prepackaged chicken breasts give me the heebies.

And BEANS! Thank god paleo doesn't advocate them. Easiest food to give up ever.

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on July 25, 2012
at 02:50 PM

For as long as I can remember I dreaded eating Seafood. I would have anxiety about being over a boyfriends house and having to force myself to eat his Mom's fish dinners as to not insult her. I went through a stage in my earlier 20's and started re-evaluating my diet choices and health. I made a conscience effort to be more open-minded and start eating foods that were beneficial to my health, even if they weren't my "ideal" food choice. I first started breading my fish, I found that it made it easier for me to get used to the texture and was also easier to eat. Throughout a very slow and gradual process of seasonsing, frying, baking, - WHATEVER it took - I began enjoying fish, and most importantly it was a healthy diet choice. Fish is now a main part of my diet. I would recommend to anyone to try to be open-minded when trying new things and also test out different methods of seasoning or cooking your food. And if all else fails, just hold your nose and know that you're eating something healthy! LOL!

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(2918)

on July 16, 2012
at 02:56 PM

Beets. And I'm Russian. Whoops.

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(5145)

on July 16, 2012
at 03:05 PM

But what about a good borscht? How do they make such a delicious soup out of beets?

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(2918)

on July 17, 2012
at 03:42 PM

I still hate borscht. My grandmother made three kinds of borscht, though, one beet, one cabbage, and one spinach. The cabbage was the best.

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on July 16, 2012
at 02:28 PM

Liver. Kale. Okra. Lima beans. Oh wait, lima beans are not paleo, hooray!

Sardines.

My older daughter won't eat eggs, fish or salad. (But she will eat quiche with spinach...)

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on July 16, 2012
at 02:06 PM

Sauerkraut! I live in the heart of Pennsylvania dutch country where sauerkraut is king, but I can't get over the smell. I recently tried it for the first time in my whole life and I definitely won't be adding it to my diet anytime soon.

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(151)

on June 23, 2012
at 10:21 AM

Fish. A whole lot of veggies. And a whole lot of meat too, actually. I like most veggies raw, so I guess it's just the structure of cooked veggies I don't like. I am experimenting with buying the ones I hate now anyway, and preparing them differently. I'm trying anything, roasting, steaming, putting them in sauces, etc. So far it's going well.

I already found out that I like spinach, that cauliflower is okay as rice in a nice sauce, and today I am going to try and roast it.

I'm still working on the fish and meat. I bought some tuna because that's apparently the least fishy fish. Haven't had the guts to try it yet though. And meat is more a brain thing I think. I was a vegetarian for a while, and anything that is too "meaty", has bones, or sounds "cute", I can't eat. I'm all for ground beef and chicken, but everything else...:S Yesterday I made some steak cut in small pieces, but it was so chewy it almost made me throw up. I guess I need some lessons in preparing!

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(752)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:30 PM

I can imagine it would be difficult to start out Paleo as a recovering vegetarian. Stick with the ground beef and poultry for now and use it as "garbage stir fry" like in the recipes at wwww.nomnompaleo.com If you want a delicious pork recipe, try Nom Nom's Kahlua Pork recipe... make sure you use a de-boned pork shoulder since the bones are an issue for you. It is probably the most delicious meat dish evah! :)

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on June 23, 2012
at 04:10 AM

Green smoothies. But mostly I am bored with no brownies, not naughty sweets, etc.

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on July 16, 2012
at 03:15 PM

take a ripe banana, and mash it in a bowl, put an egg in it, and then a couple table spoons pure cacao powder, and about a tablespoon of honey. Microwave for 3 minutes, and will be a nice quick paleo friendly brownie.

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on June 23, 2012
at 04:03 AM

Liver, although I love pate. I love sashimi, but I don't like cooked fish. I do like other seafood. I love raw cauliflower, but I can't stand broccoli, raw or cooked. And I hate most yogurt, except Liberte yogurt which I love but can't eat because of the sugar. And yeah, I could eat the plain, but c'mon, the mocha, the dark cherry, the coconut, that's the point.

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(5959)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:22 AM

I can't stand strong fishy-tasting fish, so I take a couple Omega 3 fish oil caps before bed. For me, food is as much about pleasure as sustenance, and I refuse to eat something I don't like just because it's good for me.

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(4100)

on June 23, 2012
at 04:14 AM

I am right there with you!

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(5959)

on July 17, 2012
at 01:27 AM

My meal is better enjoyed if I'm not having fish burps after it's over.

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on July 16, 2012
at 03:13 PM

Omega-3 is better absorbed with a meal.

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on June 22, 2012
at 11:38 PM

Liver. I just made a chicken in the slow cooker last week and I threw everything in including the stuff in the little bag in the chicken cavity. I ate it all but, I have to say, the liver was yucky! (The heart was ok, though.)

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(8014)

on June 23, 2012
at 04:05 AM

Also: I can't imagine liver in a slow cooker. You're a brave cookie!

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(8014)

on June 23, 2012
at 04:04 AM

I usually hate liver, but chicken liver pate is DELICIOUS. (You just have to find a good recipe...rosemary, red wine, and tons of butter.) Beef liver, OTOH: GROSS. It's the single most nutrient-dense superfood and I just can't stand it. (I do make it once in a while, but I have to "hide" tiny amounts of it in other things like chili or burgers.)

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(5231)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:00 PM

Well, I didn't know what else to do with it so I just threw it in! Maybe I'll look for a chicken liver pate recipe. Thanks for the idea.

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on June 22, 2012
at 11:32 PM

OMG. Avocados?! They're sooooooooooooooooooo ... well, if you don't like 'em, you don't like 'em, but that's a little sad. : ( Mixed in a smoothie, tho, and you pretty much disguise the taste (add some choco protein powder, maybe?), and you end up with a yummy, velvety texture.

Kale, for me. Ick. Although I can stomach (well seasoned!) kale chips.

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(2349)

on June 23, 2012
at 01:46 AM

i had a dream about avacados once...that's how much I love them. I live in Ohio where they're pretty expensive. I treat them like gold lol.

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(11058)

on June 23, 2012
at 01:27 PM

I doubt you will have trouble finding avo, regardless of where you wind up in CA. And BLTA salads are awesome!!!!!

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(4347)

on June 23, 2012
at 02:16 AM

@MathGirl72 - I'm moving to Cali next year and I cannot WAIT. Though I won't be in SoCal. Whatever, though. :) My kids would happily eat *only* avocados and bacon if I let them. I'm going to introduce them to BLT salads once tomatoes show up at the farmers market.

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(11058)

on June 22, 2012
at 11:34 PM

It leaves more avocados for me when people don't like them! I live in California where they are always in season. Yum!!! =)

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on December 23, 2013
at 05:46 PM

There is a really good recipe for Avocado Chocolate pudding and you never would know you were eating avocados.

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