It’s the end of the tomato season, but there is still time for you to stash some organic heirloom tomatoes away for a chilly winter day.
The only thing as good as a fresh picked, perfectly ripe tomato in the middle of summer, is opening the freezer in January and pulling out a bag of summer tomatoes that you put up yourself. In the hot summer the last thing I want to do is have the stove on all day. So, an alternative to canning fruits and veggies is freezing them.
You can get bean mixes at any supermarket. Many bags of mixed beans have a ham seasoning packet in them. Sometimes they are labeled as if they have meat in them, but they don’t. Just discard the powder ham packet and get to cooking some vegetarian soup! I use one of my favorite ingredients in this recipe – Garlic Tabasco. It’s not […]
I love tortilla soup and it’s hard to find a good vegetarian version when you’re out. So this is just another excuse to stay in and save some more money. Serve it with a salad topped with black beans, green chilies, and salsa to make a complete meal. Slow Cooker Meatless Tortilla Soup (*gluten-free) Prep time: 15 […]