Random mixed dessert (rice, yogurt, apple, honey)

I made the most amazing random dessert tonight.  My favorite way of making dessert is to put a bunch of random foods (sweet, obvi) that I like in a bowl and then to mix them up.  Bobby thinks I’m nuts.

This story starts last night.  We were up late and I was hungry and all we had to eat was leftover rice in the rice cooker.  It was white rice, which I really don’t eat, ever.  But I was lazy and I figured, why not try again? I heated up some honey so that it was nice and drizzly, poured some over the rice, and ate.  Holy yum!  Maybe I do like white rice.

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Tonight I wanted to try my rice concoction again, but I wanted to jazz it up a little this time.  I took whole milk plain yogurt (bought today at TJ’s – I’m trying to eat more like a European), chopped up half of an apple, added about 3/4 cup of cooked white rice, and drizzled hot honey overtop.  Holy yum again!!  It was so good.

This morning Bobby did yoga – I am so proud of him!  I think he was so happy that I found a way to eat white rice that he decided to try something that I love.  He’s going to try to do yoga once a day for the next week, and if he notices anything (better flexibility, strength), even just a little, he’s going to try to keep doing it!

Is there anything that you always thought you didn’t like that you tried one day and found you really did like it?

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16 Comments on Random mixed dessert (rice, yogurt, apple, honey)

  1. Madison Song
    4 January, 2009 at 8:29 pm (6 years ago)

    haha funny bobby was so happy that he tried yoga!! =)
    OLIVES! is something i never cared for, but ate one day and now LOVE.

  2. Sharon
    4 January, 2009 at 8:48 pm (6 years ago)

    Rice? Really? GOTTA TRY THIS NOW!

  3. Kristie
    4 January, 2009 at 8:52 pm (6 years ago)

    WHOA awesome combo. I KNOW I would love that just by the sounds of it. Mmmm.

    I’ve done that with a lot of foods. I used to hate mushrooms, peanut butter, bananas, cottage cheese, seafood… I refused to touch them. Then I just randomly tried them one way or another one day and discovered their awesomeness. I think mainly my taste buds just grew up though and I stopped being afraid of different foods.

  4. carolinebee
    4 January, 2009 at 8:57 pm (6 years ago)

    Hm I would have to say brussels sprouts, 2nd time was a charm! I think I was that way with yoga too, I finally took it at a really nice studio a couple months ago, and it was such a sweaty, great, relaxing, amazing workout that I discarded all previous assumptions! And now I’m a member :D

  5. Heather McD (Heather Eats Almond Butter)
    4 January, 2009 at 9:10 pm (6 years ago)

    I love dessert messes! Warm rice is really good with melted nut butter. That is awesome Bobby is giving yoga a try. Even with one class a week, I’ll bet he’ll notice some changes. Hmm, I rarely exercised growing up. Now I love it. Would not touch a sweet potato back in the day, and now I could not live without them. :)

  6. Sarah (lovINmytummy)
    4 January, 2009 at 11:27 pm (6 years ago)

    I used to HATE cottage cheese and now I absolutely love it. Crazy, eh?

  7. MizFit
    5 January, 2009 at 3:45 am (6 years ago)

    creamcheese!
    didnt try it until I was 25 (and Im jewish so that was a ‘horror’) as like the whitecreamylook icked me out :)

  8. VeggieGirl
    5 January, 2009 at 6:35 am (6 years ago)

    Haha yes!! Holy yum, indeed :-D

  9. K
    5 January, 2009 at 8:03 am (6 years ago)

    Wowey – looks great!!

    I thought I hated a lot of foods before I tried them again: onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, yogurt – what did I used to eat?!

  10. Jenn
    5 January, 2009 at 8:28 am (6 years ago)

    Great idea with the rice girl! I NEVER would’ve thought of that! I know we have a nice big box of Uncle Ben’s in the pantry so I am very tempted to give that dessert a whirl! Thanks for sharing :)

  11. Sagan
    5 January, 2009 at 6:03 pm (6 years ago)

    That’s awesome that he’s doing yoga!

    Love your concoction- most of the weird mixes I try just don’t work out. But it’s fun to experiment! Mmm honey.

  12. Sophia Lee
    6 January, 2009 at 8:32 am (6 years ago)

    eek! white rice! I hate it too! but that concoction actually sounds quite good…maybe I’ll overcome my hatred of white rice too!
    for me it was BROCCOLI…used to want to throw up whenever I ate it, but now it’s my fav veggie EVER.

  13. Joanna
    6 January, 2009 at 4:41 pm (6 years ago)

    that rice dish does sound really good. sometimes throwing random food together turns out amazing… and other times it tanks.

    the food that i always said i hated, but later in life was OBSESSED with was cottage cheese. since i became a vegan, i haven’t had it, but i used to eat a container a day with honey. oh my gosh. i can practically taste it right now.

  14. Sammie
    6 January, 2009 at 6:00 pm (6 years ago)

    Yes, Yoga, and now I am hooked on it for good. I love it!!!

  15. Michelle
    6 January, 2009 at 6:11 pm (6 years ago)

    What a delicious dessert!

  16. Brittany
    6 January, 2009 at 9:18 pm (6 years ago)

    Go Bobby for trying Yoga! It’s cute that you both are trying something you each like.