I don’t consider myself a picky eater, but there are certain foods I will not eat.
Celery. Cilantro. Peas.
Yuck. Yuck. Yuck.
And for the longest time, avocados were the list. Why? I’m really not sure. I just… didn’t like them!
Call it a maturing palate, reevaluation of life, whatever, but in this past year, I seem to have forgotten my dislike of avocados. I ordered a salad with avocado. Not bad. I ate poke with avocado. Pretty good. Now I’m adding avocados to breakfast, lunch, and dinner! Love!
Unlike celery and cilantro, avocados don’t have a strong flavor; they won’t overpower a dish, ever. The creamy texture provides a richness that is a perfect substitute for butter and mayo. I guess you can say the same for peas, but I’m not ready for that yet. Baby steps…
My usual Saturday mornings… avocado toast, Stumptown cold coffee brew, and reading