To me, my "graveyard foods" (odd term!) fall into a couple categorys:
Foods I don't eat at all and don't miss: Sugar - as many of you know I haven't eaten sugar for 18 years due to my ED and I'm quite happy without it.
Foods that sometimes work out ok with enough insulin and that I miss having Pasta was so much a part of my diet as a vegetarian that occasionally I really want some. I don't know if it was denial that I used to think I could bolus for it accurately, or it's just gotten harder because the last few times I made inevitable forays into the high 200's...grrr.
Bagels are an odd one for me. As an ex New Yorker they were one of the basic food groups and I miss them, though I don't think of them much because I'd accepted they were unpredictable and hellish on my BG. But a couple weeks ago I was out and near a bagel place and decided I would treat myself to one as it had been years. I really enjoyed it and was able to bolus and stay in range! Wow! On the other hand am I willing to eat 60 carbs for lunch and take that enormous amount of insulin....nope!
My last category: Things that I just can't eat because my I:C ratios are not predictable for these foods:. Rice - I don't miss it as a food per se but it did play a role in some dishes for me like burritos and as a base for sauces like curry. It's been years since I've had it. Cereal and granola. My favorite breakfast for years was yogurt, fruit and granola. Just not possible for me, and I've tried every healthy cereal on the market. Hopeless. It pisses me off when I can't eat things that I still think of as "healthy". But again, it's been so long I don't miss it. Finally, liquadas - what Americans call "smoothies" - a whole big glass of blended fresh fruit, with or without rum on a hot summer day. Another thing I miss but don't think about because it's so damn many carbs!
I have to say I have mixed feelings about posts like this. For me it's just interesting now, but there would have been a time that talking about these things would have given me serious cravings. I say "I miss it but don't usually think about it" because imho sugar and carbs are addictive, both physiologically and psychologically, so "out of sight" really is "out of mind". Going on and on about foods we loved but have had to forgo isn't always the healthiest topic. Imho.