Thursday, November 3, 2011

Mooney Farms Bella Sun Luci Tomatoes Review and Giveaway...

2011 Holiday Entertaining Guide: Cooking

"Built on a foundation of family values, quality, and integrity, three generations of our family work at Mooney Farms. We have a history of using premium ingredients to create a line of healthy Mediterranean inspired products for today’s consumer.

In the USDA Nutrient Database for both raw and sun dried tomatoes, 19 grams of raw tomato have 489 mcg of Lycopene and 19 grams of sun dried tomatoes have 7747 mcg of Lycopene. According to this data a standard sun dried tomato actually has 15-16 times more Lycopene than a raw tomato.  Lycopene is a phytochemical and proven antioxidant that fights free radicals in the body. Recent studies show that a tomato rich diet is associated with a reduced risk of certain conditions including; prostate cancer, digestive disorders, breast, lung and cervical cancer, and heart disease."

Macaroni and Sun Dried Tomato Gratin with Sharp Cheddar

Italian Stuffed Eggplant

Pesto Pizza

What we thought:  We love tomatoes!  We try to add tomatoes into our meal plan 4-6 times a week.  Bella Sun Luci sun-dried tomatoes from Mooney Farms are a great way to add a little variety to our tomato intake.  They have an extensive line of fabulous sun-dried tomato products from dry tomatoes in a pouch to olive-oil packed tomatoes in a jar to bruschetta and on and on!  They expertly combine tomatoes. spices and olive oil to create some of the tastiest sun-dried tomato blends we've ever tasted!  They also offer a large selection of recipes on their website...the three dishes above are just a sampling of the mouthwatering dishes the recipes can inspire.  From simple to complex, these tomatoes will add a refreshing twist to so many dishes!  These sun-dried tomato products would be great to add to your holiday menu...they are so versatile and a great, easy way to impress your guests:)  ABCD Diaries gives Bella Sun Luci tomatoes from Mooney Farms an A+!

Buy It: Find these fantastic products at Mooney Farms!

Disclosure: ABCD Diaries was given a sampler for review purposes only. We were in no other way compensated. The opinions expressed in this post are ours and ours alone.

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