Dating manic pixie dream girl
She's stunningly attractive, energetic, high on life, full of wacky quirks and idiosyncrasies (generally including childlike playfulness), often with a touch of wild hair dye.
She's inexplicably obsessed with our stuffed-shirt hero, on whom she will focus her antics until he learns to live freely and love madly.
The Manic Pixie Dream Girl may be featured as the Second Love, in order to break the character out of The Mourning After.
If he's a cynic, her goal may be to convince him that Silly Rabbit, Cynicism Is for Losers! Finally, she may be presented as a cheerful variety of Threshold Guardians, all the way from less uptight to psychopomps happily welcoming their clients into "another adventure".
This should be remembered when adding examples below.
Also note that a protagonist can rarely be a MPDG because as the main character, she is most likely to have independent story arc and depth of character.
And I find it fundamentally strange that you're not a dessert person; that's just weird and it freaks me out! "Let's say you're a soulful, brooding male hero, living a sheltered, emotionless existence.