heirloom tomatoes

vegan mediterranean blt salad

by Jackie Newgent  |  September 30, 2021  |  4 Comments
If you want a salad that can wow – and one that you can even make without a recipe – this vegan Mediterranean BLT salad is a scrumptious pick! The key to it is paying attention to every single ingredient like each is the most important part of the salad.
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pasta with heirloom tomatoes, plant-based mozzarella, and basil

by Jackie Newgent  |  September 8, 2021  |  4 Comments
What was your favorite food in college? Pizza? Burritos? Ramen noodles? Some strange, cheapo concoction? Mine was spaghetti alla checca … which is kind of like a basic version of this pasta with heirloom tomatoes, plant-based mozzarella, and basil! I know, I know … not your typical college pick! But it was so simple to fix — especially the easy version that I made by tossing plain spaghetti w/diced fresh tomato, chopped fresh basil, diced mozzarella cheese, garlic and salt. I got one of my roommates hooked on it, too. (She tells me she still makes it!)
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fattoush with heirloom tomatoes

by Jackie Newgent  |  April 11, 2021  |  2 Comments
If you don’t already have a favorite fattoush salad, you need this fattoush with heirloom tomatoes in your life. It’s fresh, vibrant, and even fun. And for me, it’s quite comforting. I know, I know! Leafy salads aren’t usually thought of as comforting. But it is for me since fattoush is the first salad I ate as a child. And it’s the only one I actually liked until I was a teen and started to experiment with “diet” salads. (Yikes!)
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