Monday, July 30, 2012

Caprese Panini

 "You like tomato, I like tomahto."  Tomato...tomahto... it's all the same thing.  But it's not the same.  Slavery is not just happening overseas, it is here in our backyard.  In the US tomato fields!  It's not just a small number of tomatoes.  It is the vast majority of tomatoes sold in our supermarkets.  According to IJM (International Justice Mission), as of June 2012, there were only 2 supermarkets where you could buy slave free tomatoes, Trader Joes and Whole Foods.

IJM has started a campaign this summer called Recipe For Change.  They are collecting signatures on petitions to send to major US grocery stores, asking them to join the Fair Food Program, ensuring us that the tomatoes we buy are slave free.  You can make a stand against slavery here in our US tomato fields by following this link and signing your name on the petition.  Share this information with your family and friends.  Let's make a difference together!

~ "I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: 'We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.'"
Martin Luther King Jr., I Have a Dream, 1963.

Starbucks Roasted Tomato and Mozzarella Panini, has inspired me to try making this sandwich at home.

Caprese Panini

Gluten Free Ciabatta Roll  (I use the Schar brand)
Tomato, slices
Fresh mozzarella slice
Fresh basil leaves
Fresh spinach leaves
Optional : Basil pesto (if you can safely eat pine nuts)

Assemble your sandwich and cook in a panini press if you have one.  If not, cook on your stovetop over medium low heat.

Simple.  Quick.  Easy.  Nutritious.  Fresh.  Delicious.

Thank you Nap-Time Creations, Allergy Free Wednesdays and Gluten Free Homemaker for letting me share this recipe on your blog party.


  1. Wow, that beginning statement is kind of shocking. I had no idea. This looks like a meal my husband would absolutely love though! We'll be sure to use homegrown tomatoes :) New follower! Yay for being blog buddies!

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