Posts Tagged by tomatoes

Mexican Chicken Meatball Soup

Is your freezer like mine? Do things get put in there only for them to get sucked into the freezer black hole. You know the one where you never seem the food until it suddenly reappears a year down the road? Do you stare at the unmarked container or bag and wonder “why did I freeze this? Better yet….what is it and what in the world am I going to do with it”? You can […] read more

Lentils with Fried Eggs

Lentils are little nutritional powerhouses. They are a good source of potassium, calcium, niacin, zinc, folate, iron and vitamin K. Plus they are rich in dietary fiber and protein. They are a nutrient dense food that can decrease your risk for many serious medical problems. Lentils can be worked into many dishes especially soups and they are easy to prepare. If you happen to be able to find canned lentils you can whip together this […] read more

Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup

My friend sent me a creamy tomato tortellini soup recipe and said her family loved it. It looked really good but there were a few ingredients that would make it hard for me to eat it. Between the milk, half and half, canned tomato soup and lots of pasta it was a recipe that would almost certainly cause some form of dumping or a RH reaction. I made a few changes to it so it […] read more

Homemade Canned Tomato Sauce

Oh what was I thinking when I bought all those tomatoes! I picked up the tomatoes on Monday while it was pouring rain and started in on making homemade salsa. Tuesday rolled around and 1 case worth had been blanched, peeled, seeded and chopped. 20 pints and a bunch of hours later there were still about 2 cases of tomatoes left. Tuesday was a 12 hour work day so I didn’t get around to working on the remaining […] read more

What I Ate Wednesday #7

It’s that time of the week again. The time when other bloggers gather and share a days worth of eating over at Peas and Crayons. This month’s theme is: By the time August rolls around my main summer staple seems to be tomatoes. Either fresh from my garden or from one of the local farms. I have to admit I’m not a big fan of eating fresh tomatoes unless it’s in salsa. I don’t care […] read more

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