Best Bruschetta Recipe You Can’t Be Without

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Summer isn’t Complete Without the Best Bruschetta Recipe

I am pretty sure that I have created the best bruschetta recipe! My easy Tomato Bruschetta recipe from my trim&TERRIFIC Eating Well Through Cancer cookbook hits the spot with the season’s ripest tomatoes, basil and Kalamata olives. Fresh basil recipes are the best! This pick-up just cannot be beat, especially with home-grown tomatoes and fresh basil – and even I can grow basil!  However, I make my bruschetta with tomatoes year round because you can always get these fresh ingredients. Another healthy easy recipe I love with fresh tomatoes is my Fiesta Salsa. 

Easy Tomato Bruschetta Recipe is My Go-to Summer Tomato Appetizer

Every summer get-together needs an appetizer to appease hungry guests, and in my family, summer wouldn’t be complete without my Tomato Bruschetta recipe. Although this best bruschetta recipe has been around for years, no one gets tired of it! This fresh classic is a cinch to throw together – just chop, toss and spoon it on crusty bread. It is also easily doubled or tripled so you won’t have to stress about feeding a crowd. Those bright red tomatoes get their color from lycopene, the powerhouse antioxidant proven to reduce the risk of certain cancers.

Easy Tomato Bruschetta Recipe from trim&TERRIFIC Eating Well Through Cancer cookbook 

I think I have created the best Bruschetta recipe ever! A fresh, simple and delicious mixture of tomatoes, fresh basil and Kalamatas from the olive bar.  One of those fresh basil recipes that makes a difference and especially for seasonal summer recipes!

Makes 16 servings (bread with about 2 tablespoons topping)

1 loaf French bread
Garlic cloves or minced garlic
1 1/2 cups finely chopped tomatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds, seeded)
1/4 cup chopped Kalamata olives
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
5–6 fresh basil leaves, chopped or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves

1. Preheat oven 450°F. Slice French bread into thin slices and bake about 10 minutes or until crispy. Remove from oven and rub garlic clove across top.
2. In bowl, combine all remaining ingredients. When ready to serve, top toasted bread.

Terrific Tip: Ahead of time, toast bread and make bruschetta mixture to put together for a quick, delicious snack or appetizer on your time frame.

Nutritional Information per serving: Calories 97 Calories from fat 16% Fat 2g Saturated Fat 0g Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 221mg Carbohydrate 17g Dietary Fiber 1g Sugars 1g Protein 4g, Diabetic Exchanets 1 starch

Eating Well Through Cancer With Cancer Prevention Recipes for Everyday Cooking Like My Best Bruschetta Recipe
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This cancer cookbook  makes one of the best healthy, everyday cookbooks.  When you are going through cancer treatment, you’ll find easy recipes for cancer patients.  This practical cookbook includes simple healthy recipes for cancer patients and their family just like my easy tomato bruschetta recipe.  Also, it makes a great healthy cookbook for when you want to start eating healthy.  You’ll find so many of your favorite recipes that are made better for you!

Eating Well Through Cancer includes chapters from the different side effects with the best foods for cancer patients. From decreased appetite, the caregiver and a wonderful healthy eating chapter, this cancer cookbook guides you with a good cancer diet and best foods for cancer patients and the entire family.


Fresh Basil Recipes Make Best Appetizers

Fresh basil is a key to the best bruschetta recipe for sure.  If you’re looking for a delicious make ahead appetizer, this tomato bruschetta recipe tops my list.  Toast the bread and have this easy Tomato Bruschetta recipe already whipped up ahead of time. Pull out the fridge and ready to pop onto crusty bread or take a short cut and use toasted rounds, and you are sure to be the hostess with the most-est!  Need a menu?  Just check out more easy recipes on my healthy food blog!

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You’ll Love The Flavor And Simplicity Of This Recipefresh basil recipes include caprese salad recipes another summer tomato recipes

Love Fresh Basil Recipes!

Find the same great flavors and fresh ingredients in my Caprese Salad and other easy healthy recipes on the blog. This is another one of my favorite fresh basil recipes.  I usually use dried basil leaves in my recipes, however, there’s a few fresh basil recipes that I adore and make all the time. My Tomato Bruschetta recipe  is from Eating Well Through Cancer. This cancer cookbook is packed with easy healthy recipes for everyday cooking and cancer prevention-not only recipes for cancer patients. I have a secret because the recipe was originally in Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook but it was so fresh and wonderful, I decided to also include this easy tomato bruschetta recipe in the new edition of Eating Well Through Cancer.  Remember, eating healthy is about easy healthy recipes because I simplify healthy cooking for you!

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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