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Aclai4067
07-27-2009, 04:57 PM
So last week at my meeting our leader challenged us to try a new fruit or veggie that we have never tried before. I was just wondering if any of the rest of you are doing this? If so, what are you trying?

I just bought a lemon cucumber. I have no idea what to do with it, about to ask google!


daisy5819
07-27-2009, 05:08 PM
Yes. I tried Butternut Squash fries from Hungry Girl's Website. They were great!

Aclai4067
07-27-2009, 09:13 PM
so the lemon cucumber tastes pretty much the same as a regular cucumber. Not as exciting and different as i'd hoped. I might look for another new veggie tomorrow


seagirl
07-27-2009, 09:21 PM
I bought jicama. makes a very refreshing salad with lime juice, chili powder, olive oil and a little salt. full of fiber, low in cals.

kk140
07-27-2009, 09:34 PM
wow you guys are good! I couldn't think of anything new because i'm verryyyyy picky with my veggies!
those butternut squash fries sound amazing though!

LitChick
07-28-2009, 12:04 AM
We have the same challenge at my meeting. I tried jicama (I didn't even know I was pronouncing it wrong until my leader corrected someone else who said it the same way I thought, with a hard j) but I just ate it plain - tastes like an apple combined with a potato - so it didn't taste nearly as good as seagirl's sounds.

I am thinking of getting some starfruit next. I've seen it in the store plenty of times but have never tried it.

Aclai4067
08-19-2009, 07:28 PM
This challenge kind of inspired me. I have since tried okra (sp?), sweet peppers, snap peas (omg I love them), purple wax beans (pretty much purple green beans), zucinni (sp?), gooseberries (not so good), and I've re-discovered yellow squash