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Collard Greens Spinach Tomatoes Ginger Green Smoothie

Collard Greens Spinach Tomatoes Ginger Green Smoothie

Collard Greens Spinach Tomatoes Ginger Green Smoothie is a great vegan recipe way to begin the day. We each have three 12-oz. glasses of a green smoothie for our breakfast, so we usually completely fill the large container of our Vita-Mix high speed blender. We use about 1 to 1-1/2 pounds of greens in the […]

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Collard Greens Spinach Tomatoes Green Smoothie

Collard Greens Spinach Tomatoes Green Smoothie

Collard greens spinach tomatoes green smoothie is a great vegan recipe way to begin the day. We each have three 12-oz. glasses of a green smoothie for our breakfast, so we usually completely fill the large container of our Vita-Mix high speed blender. We use about 1 to 1-1/2 pounds of greens in the recipe. […]

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Collard Greens Kale Spinach Turnip Greens Tomatoes Green Smoothie

Collard Greens Kale Spinach Turnip Greens Tomatoes Green Smoothie

Collard greens kale spinach turnip greens tomatoes green smoothie is a vegan recipe that is a wonderful way to begin the day. We each have three 12-ounce glasses, so we usually completely fill the large container of our Vita-Mix high speed blender. Collard Greens Kale Spinach Turnip Greens Tomatoes Green Smoothie Ingredients: Collard Greens, fresh, […]

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Broccoli Collard Greens Tomatoes Green Smoothie

Broccoli Collard Greens Tomatoes Green Smoothie

Broccoli Collard Greens Tomatoes Green Smoothie is a wonderful vegan recipe this is a good way to begin the day, or for any other time of day. Preparation time is about 15-20 minutes if you have to wash fresh greens. Broccoli Collard Greens Tomatoes Green Smoothie Ingredients: Broccoli, fresh or frozen Collard Greens, fresh, frozen, […]

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Broccoli Collard Greens Spinach Tomatoes Green Smoothie

Broccoli Collard Greens Spinach Tomatoes Green Smoothie

Broccoli Collard Greens Spinach Tomatoes Green Smoothie is a great vegan recipe for beginning the day, or for any other time. We each have three 12-oz. glasses of a green smoothie for our breakfast, so we usually completely fill the large container of our Vita-Mix high speed blender. Preparation time is about 15-20 minutes if […]

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Tomatoes, Sun-Dried

Tomatoes, Sun-Dried

Sun-dried tomatoes are relatively expensive, but they add a delicious gourmet touch to some recipes.  Apparently, the origin of sun-dried tomatoes is Italy, where prior to the days of canning, tomatoes were dried in the sun on the tile roofs.  We have a couple of bread recipes in which we’ve incorporated sun-dried tomatoes.  See the nutritional chart […]

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Tomatoes, Roma (Italian or Plum)

Tomatoes, Roma (Italian or Plum)

This oval or pear shaped tomato goes by a variety of names: Roma tomatoes, Italian tomatoes and plum tomatoes.  They have more pulp and less water content than the round varieties, thus they are better for cooking and making sauce.  We also enjoy them in our salads.  The best tasting tomatoes are those that are […]

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Tomatoes, Grape

Tomatoes, Grape

The grape tomatoes in this full-sized photo are about three times their actual size.  Grape tomatoes taste very similar to other tomatoes, and they cost more than full size tomatoes, but they are great in salads.  We think of them more as a fun food tomato.  We grew twelve of these small tomato plants in […]

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Tomatoes, Diced

Tomatoes, Diced

We use canned diced tomatoes for convenience, and when fresh tomatoes are out of season, or grossly over-priced.  The only draw back is that they usually contain salt, so we try to find canned diced tomatoes without salt.  They may also contain calcium chloride and citric acid, which are not a problem.  They are usually […]

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Tomatoes, Crushed

Tomatoes, Crushed

Crushed tomatoes are usually found in 28-oz. cans.  Most contain added salt and citric acid (to preserve color), some have sweet basil added, and others add thick tomato puree. The added ingredients can change the nutrient content listed in the nutritional chart.  The only places that we’ve seen salt free crushed tomatoes is in health […]

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