It's that time again aka one of my favorite seasons. Tomatoe season is in full affect in NYC. Did you know that only 200 years ago tomatoes were thought to be poisonous in the U.S. Tomatoes are now the fourth most popular fresh-market vegetable.
Cooking with Tomatoes is one of my favorite things, I love making sauces, soups, salads and more. Tomatoes can be sweet and tangy depending what it is paired with. Tomatoes are an intensely nutritious plant food.
There are different types and sizes of tomato, and they can be prepared in different ways. These include cherry tomatoes, stewed tomatoes, raw tomatoes, soups, juices, and purees.
The health benefits can vary between types. High fruit and vegetable intake is also linked to healthy skin and hair, increased energy, and lower weight. Increasing the consumption of fruits and vegetables significantly decreases the risk of obesity and overall mortality.Read More