I currently have a bowl full of tomatoes- mostly cherry- that have ripened so far- and I am going to have about a million more before August is over, so I figured I better come up with some really good tomato based dinners! So here is the amazingly delicious recipe that I came up with to keep it "kool" after a hot day!
Peach Tomato Gazpacho1 C cherry tomatoes- halved
3/4 of 1 peach- set aside remaining quarter
1/2 of 1 lemon juiced- 1-2 tbsp
1 tbsp white miso
3/4 of a green onion- set aside remainder
3/4 C almond milk
1/4 tsp raw honey
1/8 tsp cardamom
Place all ingredients- except for the bits indicated to be set aside- into a blender and puree until smooth. Pour into bowl. Slice the remaining quarter of peach, fan it and place on the edge of the bowl. Place remaining green onion around fanned peach. Serve and enjoy!
Another super easy dish that is light and cool is a fruit salad topped with chocolate! YUM!!
Fruit Salad Delight1 Peach chopped
1/2 of 1 banana- sliced
1/2 C blueberries
5-6 strawberries- hulled and quartered
sprinkle with organic shredded coconut
drizzle with chocolate sauce
top with slivered almonds- optional (tastes great! I did this after I had taken the pictures and eaten half!)
Chocolate sauce1 tbsp cocoa powder
1 pkt stevia
2.5 tbsp coconut oil
Place these three ingredients into a small glass or plastic 1/2 C container. Fill a separate bowl with a little hot water and place small bowl inside it and mix together with a spoon until smooth. It doesn't take a lot of heat to melt coconut oil. You can do it this way or heat the oil to liquid under the hot water faucet.
Both of these dishes are full of simple sugars and nutrients to keep your body working. The miso adds a savory flavor to the soup- don't skip it! Especially because it helps your body to break down fat! The coconut oil in the fruit salad will help keep you full and burning stored fat as well! Who could ask for a better combination! Fat burning chocolate and a super easy garden fresh tomato soup!! I hope you enjoy both! Thanks for reading and have a great summer!