Tomatoes All Day Long

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by Nosh and Nourish 

From waffles to mason jar salads, to hummus and salsa, to nachos and soup… Village Farms tomatoes are such a versatile and healthy addition to meals throughout the day. Joy and I are excited to share a few delicious recipes you’re going to want to make ASAP.

I recently shared over on IG that I’m much more of a savory person when it comes to breakfast.

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Give me avo toast, or scrambled eggs, or quesadillas, or savory waffles any day —- though my daughter would gladly devour a donut (or two).

These roasted tomato waffles topped with a fried egg and bacon are a hit with both savory and sweet breakfast eaters alike. If you like things a little sweeter, drizzle a little syrup on top. If you like things a little more savory, skip the syrup altogether! Now what makes these waffles so special is that there are roasted tomatoes (and diced fresh ones) mixed directly in the batter.

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The Village Farms’ Heavenly Villagio Marzano® tomatoes are just that… heavenly! On their own, roasted, or diced fresh — you will want to eat them all day long.

Babycakes never used to like tomatoes (though ketchup is her friend). My hubby didn’t love them either… so those two peas in a pod would encourage each other in their dislike of tomatoes and refuse to eat them. Until one day, the grown-up (Danny) changed his tune about tomatoes, thanks to the delicious Heavenly tomatoes I brought home, and said how good they really were. Now they both happily eat them, and Babycakes even requests them specifically… which goes to show, it really does matter what the parents are eating!

Lucky for us, I always make a double batch of these waffles, so they’re easy to grab from the freezer, pop in the toaster, and serve within 3 minutes. This is perfect for busy weekday mornings or any morning when the kiddos are STARVING. Isn’t it amazing how they can go from absolutely fine to starving in about 2.8 seconds?!?

Savory Tomato Waffles Recipe

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The Village Farms’ Heavenly Villagio Marzano® tomatoes are just that… heavenly! On their own, roasted, or diced fresh — you will want to eat them all day long.

Babycakes never used to like tomatoes (though ketchup is her friend). My hubby didn’t love them either… so those two peas in a pod would encourage each other in their dislike of tomatoes and refuse to eat them. Until one day, the grown-up (Danny) changed his tune about tomatoes, thanks to the delicious Heavenly tomatoes I brought home, and said how good they really were. Now they both happily eat them, and Babycakes even requests them specifically… which goes to show, it really does matter what the parents are eating!

Lucky for us, I always make a double batch of these waffles, so they’re easy to grab from the freezer, pop in the toaster, and serve within 3 minutes. This is perfect for busy weekday mornings or any morning when the kiddos are STARVING. Isn’t it amazing how they can go from absolutely fine to starving in about 2.8 seconds?!?

For lunch, Joy is making us these gorgeous Greek Chicken Mason Jar Salads.

Greek Mason Jar Salad Recipe

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Featuring the beautiful orange Lorabella Blossom® Tomatoes from Village Farms, this salad is so fresh and packed with flavor – and so quick to make. It’s great to assemble these the night before and then take on-the-go to work or to the park. They’re such a better option than most “fast food.” The Lorabellas are packed with a special type of lycopene, which is a powerful antioxidant that helps build strong bones and supports a healthy heart. And they’re really sweet and soooo vibrant!

Tomatoes also make the perfect snack! Think salsa, hummuscheese boards, or even gazpacho!

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For dinner, we’re serving up Mexican Street Corn Nachos topped with Village Farms’ Maverick Mix® tomatoes. They’re colorful and smaller (ie. more bite-size!).

Loaded Mexican Nachos Recipe

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These nachos are LOADED (as you can see!) with alllllll the good stuff:

  • MEXICAN STREET CORN
  • A BEEF/SWEET POTATO/QUINOA MIX (OPTIONAL)
  • SHREDDED MEXICAN CHEESE
  • MAVERICK MIX TOMATOES
  • RED ONIONS
  • JALAPENOS
  • QUESO FRESCO
  • CILANTRO
  • GUAC
  • GREEK YOGURT

I love nachos because they’re so easy, and everyone loves them!! They’re also super customizable… for instance, I only put onion and guac on one side, since the hubby and daughter don’t like those. Though maybe they’ll change their minds in the future, like they did with tomatoes all those years ago! I can always hope, right?!? Because we all know guac is AMAZING!

Now that things are winding down and we’re finishing up our day of tomatoes, let’s talk bedtime.

I go to bed early(ish) because my daughter ALWAYS wakes up early no matter if it’s summer or the weekend, or she’s stayed up super late. All you parents know what I mean! I haven’t slept in past 7:30 in eight years! But you know what’s worth waking up for? Roasted Tomato Waffles! So let’s do this delicious day on repeat, what do you say?

Disclaimer: this is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Village Farms. The opinions, text, recipe, and beautiful photos are all mine. Thank you for supporting brands that support Nosh and Nourish!! I choose them based on what I already cook/create with and feel 100% confident in recommending to you.

This post and recipe were created exclusively for Village Farms by Nosh and Nourish and Lunches and Littles

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