Last weeks Weight Watchers Meeting topic was
Produce Power- Adding more colorful fruits and veggies to your plate.
So my leader gave us a homework assignment to try a new fruit or veggie and report back to the group.
This was perfect for me, since a couple weeks ago I had mentioned in this post, that I wanted to try out some new fruits.
I chose Starfruit.
All I knew about starfruit was what it looks like. Nothing else. I didn't even know how to tell if it is ripe or not. Funny enough, after I bought it and was home unpacking my grocery bags, I wondered if I could even eat it raw. I assumed so.
|Whole Raw Starfruit.|
|Once sliced, it's pretty obvious where it gets it's name. So pretty.|
As for the taste?
It's hard to describe.
In one word, I would say
It didn't have much of a taste.
The texture on the other hand was very crunchy and juicy.
Honestly, it wasn't very exciting aside from the cute little star shape.
Overall, I'm glad I tried it. Even if it doesn't make a regular appearance in my fruit basket, I probably will add it to the next fruit platter I take to a pot luck or picnic.
Weight Loss Update
I'm pretty happy about my weight loss since I've joined weight watchers. It's been 10 weeks and I've lost a total of 20 pounds. Which is 10% of my starting weight.
I'm not sure what my final "number" goal is. All I'm really sure of, is I want to pass my pre-pregnancy weight. I would love to fit into a size 8-10 comfortably.
I'm actually pretty surprised at how my body looks in these pictures.
I'm still rockin a serious kangaroo pouch (baby belly) but my legs are definately looking smaller. I can even see the difference in my face.
A healthier, smaller me is in the making.
Just taking it one day and one pound at a time.