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If you make tomato sauce, why not also make a tomato powder from the tomato skins? I am amazed at the aromatic essence of tomato that is captured in the dehydrated skins. Tomato powder adds a bit of zero-waste comfort. When I use it for flavoring soups, salads, sandwich fillings or pizza dough, I recall summer in the depths of winter, and I feel more connected to the cycle of life.
Tomato skins (see tomato sauce recipe, opposite)
Paprika, chili powder or sea salt (optional)
How does creativity bring you comfort?
Considering everyday foods from a new perspective is stimulating because it stretches your mind. Making something inspired by a new perspective translates inspiration into positive action. This is how you can become the change.
Reprinted with permission from The Mindful Kitchen: Vegetarian Cooking to Relate to Nature by Heather Thomas and published by Leaping Hare Press, 2019.
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