Then: Everyone else hates it. You should hate it too. Now: You’re an independent thinker—even if everyone else loves BS too? Eat it like a grown up: Hot & Sour Roasted Brussels Sprouts. Get the recipe.
Then: “This doesn’t taste right, mom.” Now: You proudly choose 9-Grain Wheat at Subway and think you deserve a medal. Every time. Eat it like a grown up: Grilled Cheese with Chicken, Cheddar & Grapes. Get the recipe.
Then: Prejudice against anything green. Now: All about green smoothies, kale salads, and leafy produce in general. Eat it like a grown up: Hot Spinach Salad with Pine Nuts & Cranberries. Get the recipe.
Then: The consolation prize when all the milk chocolate’s gone. Now: Anything over 70% cocoa makes you feel like a real, bill-paying adult. Eat it like a grown up: Chocolate Espresso Bundt Cake with Dark Chocolate Cinnamon Glaze. Get the recipe.
Then: Sugary cereal only. With a toy in the box? Even better. Now: Full and energetic? Oh, this is what it feels like to be a functional person in the morning. Eat it like a grown up: Apple Pie Oatmeal. Get the recipe.