Creating routines can be incredibly helpful, especially when it comes to managing school or work. However, falling into a routine in all aspects of life can sometimes hold you back from new experiences. One of the most common routines is what you eat. While some enjoy trying new foods, many tend to eat the same foods every day. While it’s understandable to want to eat something you already know is delicious, expanding your palate could provide even more yummy variety in your life! Next time you consider trying a new food, keep these thoughts in mind —
IT’S AN ADVENTURE
Restaurants are a perfect place to try new foods! On a night out with friends or family, consider ordering something new off the menu. If you don’t want to commit totally, consider sharing an adventurous dish. Not only are you trying something new but traveling also provides a great opportunity to try new foods. If you’re in a new environment + possible new culture, you should continue the pattern of new things by taste-testing something you’ve never had before. You might discover a new favorite food!
A MORE NUTRITIONAL LIFESTYLE
Trying new foods means adding more colors + tastes to your eating plan. As you try new foods, you open yourself up to a wider selection of nutritional choices. This variety will make it easier for you to work towards a healthier lifestyle. If you eat the same few foods each time, you could be missing out on a vital nutrient. Your body needs lotsa nutrients + vitamins, ++ different foods provide different types//amounts of these vital substances. By trying new foods, you are giving your body a chance to obtain all the necessary substances you need to function day-to-day. Trying new foods also provides a great way to spice up your healthy recipes + make the healthier lifestyle that much more exciting!
Taking risks can sometimes lead to amazing discoveries, like finding out you have a passion for CHAARG ; ) At some point in life, everyone has had to try new foods. Thinking back on all the foods you may eat now that you didn’t used to [hello sriracha!] is a great reminder of the risks you took. They turned out to be pretty great, right?!
What are some of the new foods you’ve tried lately + loved? Share with us on Instagram with #CHAARGeats!
+ Beth (bethb_inchaarg) // GVSU CHAARG