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?
- 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