There was something so great about going to the grocery store with your Mom as a kid. You got to hang on to the cart while she did all the thinking, and every once and a while if you were good she would allow a treat to go in the cart. Back in the '90s there were so many crazy foods (if you can even call them that) popping up in grocery stores that it was hard to choose just one. However, most times we just begged and begged until our Mom's head were practically spinning. And the answer 90% of the time was no.
We always wanted to have the coolest lunches at school but most of the time it consisted of a bologna sandwich and a Minute Maid fruit punch juice box. Now, we can appreciate why our parents didn't want us eating dyed food all the freaking time but back then it was the worst thing in the world. So laugh along with this article and ask yourself now if you would still beg your parents for any of 20 these foods (note: I would still beg my parents for the McDonald's pizza if it was around. Just saying.)
1. Baby Bottle Pop
Literally pure. sugar. No wonder why our parents refused to give them to us.
2. Heinz EZ Squirt
Honestly what a world we lived in–when purple and green ketchup was the biggest deal of the year.
Breakfast, lunch or dinner this shit was lit.
4. Super Kid Ice Cream
Honestly, it'd probably still be my first choice.
5. Fruit Gushers
The coolest kid around when you took these out of your lunchbox.
6. Candy Cigarettes
Scaring the shit out of your parents cause these looked SO real.
7. Crystal Pepsi
Still don't understand, but back then this was the coolest and the strangest invention.
Let's be real, we still probably contemplate buying these every once and a while.
9. Push-Up Popsicles
NOTHING WAS BETTER THAN THE FLINTSTONE ONES. NOTHING.
These were great until they came out with the hot dog version... too far. Always too far.
11. Hubba Bubba Bubble Tape
The most inconvenient gum ever but man did it taste good.
12. Kid Cuisine
The definition of a poor kids meal but you did not mind.
13. Quaker Dinosaur Eggs Oatmeal
Back then we didn't question anything... but now I'm wondering, how the f*ck does this work?
14. French Toast Crunch
Not a part of a nutritious breakfast at all but it was delicious AF.
15. Fruit by the Foot
Thinking about it now, how gross was it when we would wrap these around our fingers and suck on them? #kinkykids
16. Fruit to Go
The true definition of #health in the '90s.
17. Bagel Bites
When these were for dinner you knew you did something right.
18. McDonald's Pizza
Honestly why don't they still sell these? Please explain.
The best part of these were the annoying finger claws you would make before eating them.
When your parents really didn't feel like cooking dinner but still wanted to please you. A few of these were always in the shopping cart just in case.
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