Tag Archives: Tomatoes

Peach, Tomato and Corn Salad with Haloumi Cheese

    This amazing tasting salad, inspired by my daughter Alyssa, is August perfection. The tomatoes and herbs from my garden and the peaches and corn from a farmer’s market together with haloumi cheese made for a perfect lunch one day and then the next and so forth. You get the message. While the haloumi […]

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Your Facebook questions answered: Tomatoes – can you eat too many?

“Hey Rosie! I have a question: how much is too much tomatoes? My 4 year old is obsessed with tomatoes. She will eat them for breakfast, lunch and supper if you let her. It’s her favourite snack all through the day. If we let her she would happily eat a whole 680 gram pack of […]

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Tomato Heaven – Roasted Tomato, Ricotta and Egg Sandwich

Last month I had the pleasure of accompanying my travel writer daughter, Alyssa Schwartz, on a culinary tour of North Carolina’s Research Triangle –Chapel Hill, Raleigh and Durham.  Farm-to-table eateries are a real focus here and as it was tomato season, we were indeed in tomato heaven. We sampled them in one form or another […]

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Making summer tomatoes last longer

What’s better – fresh versus processed? l While there is truly nothing better than to pick a warm tomato off the vine, wash it and pop it into your mouth (just ask my little granddaughters as they spied ripe ones in my backyard and then squealed with delight as they picked each one),  nutritionally speaking,  […]

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Does a tomato a day keep the doctor away?

There’s a growing list of health benefits associated with the “golden apple” During the summer, there’s nothing more tantalizing than a home grown sliced tomato, topped with fresh basil and drizzled with a fruity extra virgin olive oil. In nutrition circles, tomatoes are often thought of only in terms of the perks provided by lycopene, […]

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Linguini With Oven Dried Tomatoes and Roasted Garlic

Are you enjoying carbs at dinner or are you steering clear?  Research shows that if you’re practicing girth control,  having carbs at night can offer an assortment of health perks. And here’s a very tasty way to have them. This simple recipe is adapted from my book The Enlightened Eater’s Whole Foods Guide (Viking Canada). […]

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