How do you pick the best tomatoes? Remember that it's a fruit! Plant-based Chef Katie Simmons shares her tips for picking any fruit. Plus some healthy oil-free vegetarian recipes for using those delicious plants.
Healthy Oil-Free Vegetarian Tomato Recipes
More Helpful Videos on Shopping for the Best Produce
More Tomato Love and Farmer's Market Learning:
Iron Creek Organic Farm, which grew these beautiful tomatoes. Tamara Mark is the farm-woman in charge. Sign up for the CSA: http://www.ironcreekfarm.com/home
Chicago’s largest and first year-round sustainable farmers market, Green City Market provides a marketplace for purchasing sustainably grown food and connecting farmers and local producers directly to chefs and the greater Chicago community. http://www.greencitymarket.org/about/market-location-and-hours.asp
Supporting the mission that everyone should have access to high-quality food produced in a sustainable and equitable way: http://www.slowfoodchicago.org/
About the Author:
Chef Katie Simmons
Katie is a Personal Chef based in Chicago. She specializes in creating delicious, healthy recipes for those with special dietary concerns like gluten-free, oil-free, plant-based, and low-residue. Outside of the kitchen, she is a Fitness Instructor for Equinox, with over 13 years experience in the fitness industry, and a blogger for Kuli Kuli Foods. For fun, she loves to travel and go hiking. Some of her favorite trips include the Incan Trail in Peru, 10 days of the Patagonia in Argentina and Chile, the beautiful colors of the Smoky Mountains, and surreal landscapes of Utah.