You say, “Tuh-may-toe.” I say, “Delicious!”

There in season, in our shop, and straight from the bi-state!

Besides being juicy, vibrant, and down-right scrumptious, tomatoes are bustin’ at the seams with nutritional goodies.

Vitamin C: 1/2 cup (about a handful) of diced ‘maders provide 20% of the recommended daily dose of this notable immune booster

Lycopene : This fabulous phytochemical shields cells from nasty free radicals, protects the skin from sun damage, and promotes prostate health

Zeaxanthin: Another wacky-sounding compound floating in tomatoes prevents macular deterioration by shielding eyes from UV rays…you see???

Did I mention this fruit is low in fat and high in fiber?

Try tomatoes:

  • On your breakfast sandwich (especially with greens and goat cheese spread!)
  • Sprinkled on your salad
  • Dipped in Ah!Zeefa or house-made hummus (great gluten-free substitute to chips)
  • Stacked with mozzarella, basil, and olive oil (or Balsamic vinegar)
  • Blended in a simple red sauce

 

 

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