“D’you want a snack?”
“How about celery? We have lots!”
“What, celery tastes good! And it’s healthy too!”
“Okay… Umm, how about a sandwich then?”
I overheard this conversation between my younger brother and his best friend last week. They spent the day in true Spring Break style, twiddling their thumbs over video game controllers while trance beats thumped out of their laptop speakers.
Despite sharing lots of interests, the two teenagers still differed slightly in their tastes in food. Vegetables, specifically. My brother and I inherited the celery gene (it somehow leapfrogged our mother), whereas his best friend and most of the world… Well, didn’t.
So a few days later, I tossed together this salad with three of my brother’s favorite foods: celery, strawberries, and kale!