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Use ketchup to make tomato juice

Postby starter » Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:20 am

Hi friends, just to share with you my new recipe for home-made tomato juice. I was a bit hungry in my office in the evening and happened to find a package of ketchup. So a new adventure: add some water to ketchup and mix well -- it tastes exactly like the tomato juice on the market!

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Re: Use ketchup to make tomato juice

Postby Ben » Mon Jul 09, 2012 2:24 am

Hi Starter,

I wouldn't recommend it unless one was starving!
There are better tasting and much healthier options whether you wanted a pre-made tomato juice or wanted to make your own from scratch.
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Re: Use ketchup to make tomato juice

Postby starter » Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:59 pm

Hi Ben,

Thanks for your kind advice. I read that the major disadvantages of ketchup are sugar and salt (and probably some preservatives), which might not be a problem for a slim person with relatively low blood pressure if consuming at a moderate amount. I'd like to share with you and other friends some advantages of ketchup:

http://blog.foodnetwork.com/healthyeats ... t-healthy/
http://www.positivehealth.com/article/h ... lthy-heart

By the way, I was wondering if the meals in the forest monasteries provide enough salt (especially those having only one meal per day) and probably too much sweets (e.g. deserts, chocolates, ...). If our website (and probably also the monasteries) provides more information on healthy diet, the food offered to the monastics might become more healthy ...

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Re: Use ketchup to make tomato juice

Postby m0rl0ck » Wed Jul 11, 2012 2:17 am

It might be more nutritious prepared thusly:

1. Fill mug with water.
2. Carefully open ketchup packet.
3. Hurl ketchup packet with great force in any direction.
4. Drink.

Note: Step 2 is optional.
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Re: Use ketchup to make tomato juice

Postby Kim OHara » Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:09 am

starter wrote:... By the way, I was wondering if the meals in the forest monasteries provide enough salt ...

Hi, strter,
'Enough' salt is far, far less than most westerners use in their cooking, let alone the excesses of junk food. In fact, if we ate only natural, local foods and didn't leach out their own salt by boiling them to death, we would get enough salt. After all, that's how we ate before industrialisation.
For more on salt, try http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-98813/Have-got-salt-diet.html and http://www.cdc.gov/Features/VitalSigns/Sodium/.

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Re: Use ketchup to make tomato juice

Postby Mr Man » Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:43 am

Have you tried it with hot water?
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Re: Use ketchup to make tomato juice

Postby rama33 » Sat Aug 18, 2012 3:18 pm

wooow.. interesting!! sould give it a try :)

thanks
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Re: Use ketchup to make tomato juice

Postby harveysmith27 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:06 am

Oh really i did not try yet but after reading
this post i will definitely try this. Then i will give my feedback. just try me once.
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Re: Use ketchup to make tomato juice

Postby starter » Sun Mar 02, 2014 11:38 pm

Greetings!

Today I ran out of fruit juice, so I used ketchup to make tomato juice again. To warm my body up in the cold weather, I added some Shurfine hot sauce into the tomato juice. It's really tasty! I recommend this hot tomato juice to those friends who enjoy hot and sour soup. Give it a try!
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Re: Use ketchup to make tomato juice

Postby alan » Mon Mar 03, 2014 2:17 am

Did you also know that Tabasco is a wonderful exfoliant? A few drops mixed with lime peel will really perk up your face.
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Re: Use ketchup to make tomato juice

Postby Girevik » Thu May 29, 2014 5:30 am

I live in America, where the vast majority of ketchup contains high fructose corn syrup made from genetically modified corn, amongst other concerning ingredients. I would highly reccomend eating only whole foods for health, perhaps just blending some organic tomatoes, sea salt and local, raw honey would do the trick?
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Re: Use ketchup to make tomato juice

Postby Girevik » Thu May 29, 2014 5:32 am

m0rl0ck wrote:It might be more nutritious prepared thusly:

1. Fill mug with water.
2. Carefully open ketchup packet.
3. Hurl ketchup packet with great force in any direction.
4. Drink.

Note: Step 2 is optional.



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Re: Use ketchup to make tomato juice

Postby TheNoBSBuddhist » Thu May 29, 2014 7:21 am

starter wrote:Greetings!

Today I ran out of fruit juice, so I used ketchup to make tomato juice again. To warm my body up in the cold weather, I added some Shurfine hot sauce into the tomato juice. It's really tasty! I recommend this hot tomato juice to those friends who enjoy hot and sour soup. Give it a try!


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