This is a fun activity to do for a date night, or with kids, or just with yourself. Think of a food you like to eat multiple different ways! Instantly I think of hot dogs, tacos, pizza, pasta, breakfast bowls, sandwiches, toast, yogurt parfaits. Come up with a list to make them 3 or 4 different ways, and then do a taste test!! Get everyone to write down their favourites in order to share. And then, just eat and enjoy.

Ways to Eat Hot Dogs

  • With Mustard, Ketchup, Relish
  • As a Cheese Dog
  • Topped with Pulled Pork
  • Topped with Chili
  • Served with Mac & Cheese
  • With Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Topped with Your Favourite Cereal

Ways to Eat Hamburgers

  • Change up the meat – beef, turkey, chicken
  • Make it vegetarian – sweet potato, black bean
  • Change up the toppings – different veggies or condiments

Ways to Eat Tacos

  • Pulled Pork
  • Chicken
  • Beef
  • Avocado
  • Fish
  • Cauliflower
  • Keep the protein the same, and change the toppings

Ways to Eat Pizza

  • Change up the sauce – tomato, BBQ, pesto, alfredo
  • Change up the toppings – meat lovers, veggie lovers, with a twist like figs & prosciutto
  • Change up the cheese – cheddar, mozzarella, feta

Ways to Eat Pasta

  • Change the actual pasta – spaghetti, penne, gnocchi
  • Change the sauce – bolognese, alfredo, vodka

Ways to Eat Breakfast Bowls (also try oatmeal bowls)

  • Keep the base the same, and change the style of egg – sunny-side up, scrambled, poached
  • Keep the eggs the same, and change the base – sweet potatoes, white potato hash, kale
  • Keep the eggs and the base the same, and change up the rest – peppers & onions, spicy peppers and meat, mushrooms & tomatoes

Ways to Eat Sandwiches and Toast

  • Switch up the toppings – veggies, spreads
  • Switch up the protein – meat, eggs

Ways to Eat Yogurt Parfaits

  • Try different yogurts
  • Try different granolas
  • Top with all different things – fruit, chocolate, candy!

Happy Food Experimenting!