Do You Eat These? Proof You're a Food Trendster ...

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Food has is trends like everything else.

Even to the point where sub cultures develop.

You might even say that following a certain diet (Paleo, gluten-free, vegan etc) makes you part of a food sub-culture.

But unlike sub-cultures which develop and grow over time, trends can be a passing thing.

Take a look in your pantry and fridge and if you can see a few of these products lingering, you can definitely count yourself a food trendster.

1. Quinoa

Quinoa

This is definitely one trendy food that is around to stay.

2. Kefir

Kefir

A fermented milk drink made with kefir "grains"

3. Kale

Kale

Extra brownie points if you make your own kale chips.2

(I had some rainbow kale last weekend!)

4. Kimchi

Kimchi

And you'll have made it yourself.

No store bought kimchi for you.

5. Greek Yogurt

Greek Yogurt

It would be sacrilege for the yogurt space in your fridge to be occupied by sweetened fruit yogurts.

6. Home Made Cheese

Home Made Cheese

Why buy ricotta, cream cheese, cottage, mozzarella or even cheddar if you can make your own?

You've even had a go at making smoked cheese.

7. Chia

Chia

Do you really like the frog spawn texture or do you just eat it because it is so good for you?

8. Kombucha

Kombucha

Kombucha is an ancient fermented tea-based probiotic beverage.2

It has been around for 3,000 years but Westerners have only in recent times woken up to its benefits.

9. Leftovers from a Food Truck Meal

Leftovers from a Food Truck Meal

And if your leftover is tacos then you've hit a double food trend whammy.

10. Artisanal Bread

Artisanal Bread

You don't mind paying $15 for a loaf of bread when it's this good.

11. Farmer's Market Chutney, Jam or Pickle

Farmer's Market Chutney, Jam or Pickle

You love to wander around farmers markets tasting everything and you can't bear to come home empty handed.

After every trip your pantry gets a new jar of something you simply had to buy.

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