Tag: tomatoes

Last Call for Tomatoes and Cukes!

by in Uncategorized, September 14, 2013

Summer may be winding down but there are tomatoes, cucumbers and radishes still ready for harvest. Refreshing, crisp and colorful, this simple salad is the perfect side dish to almost any meal. I swapped the traditional herbs like basil and parsley for anise-flavored tarragon, which lends it to fall flavors and comfort foods as well.Read more

7 Surprising Things To Do With Tomatoes

by in Healthy Recipes, August 5, 2013

Pretty soon, gardens and farmers’ markets will be overflowing with tomatoes. Don’t dare waste them! When they’re piling up and you’re sick of salads and sammies, turn to these fresh ideas. # 1 Make Jam This tangy, sweet and savory jam tastes good on just about everything. Add some cayenne pepper for an extra kick!Read more

12 Healthy Recipes Made With Canned Tomatoes

by in Healthy Recipes, February 18, 2013

When fresh tomatoes aren’t in season, turn to canned as a healthy alternative. Check out these 12 ways to incorporate canned tomatoes into healthy recipes.

Summer Fest: The Fresh-for-Once Tomato

by in Uncategorized, August 1, 2012

While the tomato is fresh and in-season for summer, make cooked and uncooked dishes like salsa, gazpacho, stuffed tomatoes, salad, soup and more.

Tomato Questions from Our Readers: Storing and Handling Fresh Tomatoes

by in Tomatoes, August 26, 2011

We asked our readers on Facebook and Twitter for their questions about tomatoes, and here are the answers to some of their questions.

Make Your Own Gazpacho

by in Tomatoes, August 25, 2011

Between the backyard garden, CSA deliveries, and compulsive trips to the farmers’ market – my kitchen is bursting with tomatoes and other goodies like cucumbers, onion and herbs. What’s one of the most tasty and healthy ways to use up lots of veggies? When life hands you tomatoes . . . make gazpacho! Step 1:Read more

Eating By Color: Red

by in Healthy Tips, February 10, 2011

Try to eat various colored food throughout the day. Each color contains different nutrients which are important to maintain a healthy diet. We told you all about the importance of eating orange-colored foods. February is Valentine’s Day and Heart Health month, so red seemed like the perfect color to cover.