Just like any other latest fad, food fads also tend to lose their charm with time. Some get off the list soon, while some others manage to linger on for quite some time. Out of the many, we have brought these ten food fads that deserve to be binned.
If you got to flaunt Rainbow colored food on your Instagram, that’s fine. However, eating such colorful food doesn’t really seem healthy. Food dyes make such foods look appealing but unhealthy for human consumption. The Rainbow Food trend started when a bakery began selling colorful bagels. Well, this food trend is definitely not a good meal option, so it requires to be binned.
Bacon as dessert
Delicious fried bacon wins many hearts and now you can find bacon being used in desserts. You can end up finding too many bacon dessert recipes ranging from chocolate and bacon cupcakes, bacon chocolate chip cookies, bacon-covered caramel apples, maple bacon caramel corn, peanut butter bacon cookies to bacon peanut brittle on the net. However, to many people out there, these recipes do not appear appetizing and interesting.
Nutella had a certain charm and people used to look forward to it as a special treat, until it became omnipresent. From a thing that one could only find at certain places and in certain treats, it became a Nutella overload. In recent times, it has lost its charm that can be revived with its restricted usage.
Carbs and dairy is gluten rich but going without all these to have a gluten-free diet is no solution.These products provide our bodies with required everyday nutrients, so avoiding them will bring you no good.
Fried egg on top of everything
Fried egg atop almost every other dish became so popular that now people have started hating it. Seeing it over burger patties, seared scallops, soft-shell crabs, potato hash, fried rice, braised leeks, polenta to grilled fish and more, people have developed a certain disliking for it. Many consider it as an unnecessary addition to the dish.
As far as pumpkin was a part of pumpkin muffin, Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte and a few other things, it was fine. Now, you will be annoyed to find endless options on the market that speak volumes of the pumpkin overload. Right from the Pumpkin Spice Oreo cookies, Eggo Pumpkin Spice waffles, Edy’s Pumpkin ice cream, Hershey’s Kisses Pumpkin Spice candies, Coffee-Mate and Bailey’s pumpkin spice-flavored coffee creamers, Pillsbury Pumpkin cookie mix toPumpkin Pie Pop-Tarts, pumpkin overload is right there to agitate you.
Meal replacement smoothies
Such smoothies did emerge as strong weight loss measures but not for long. Repeatedly it has been proved that liquidizing foods doesn’t help curtail appetite.
Over usage and excessive popularity has made kale a food fad that many of us think deserves to be binned.This nutrient rich leafy green has been over used in so many ways including chopped and tossed in salads, blended in green smoothies, liquefied into soups, and tossed atop pastas.
Instead of picking a few sushi rolls, picking Sushirrito saves money. However, it has some flaws as well. Biting a sushi roll is much more neat and convenient. This is in sheer contrast to biting sushirrito that spills raw fish all over the plate. Therefore, this particular food fad certainly needs to die soon.
Pressed juice diets
Going on a pressed juice diet might help you shed off some pounds and depriving your body of some important vitamins, fiber and nutrients as well. Therefore, a better option is to have a balanced diet.
Many food fads come and they go. However, some of them are the ones that we all hope that they dissipate at the earliest.