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Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

What you need: 

5 tomatoes finely chopped, not the genetically altered ones- organic
1 chopped large sized green pepper, organic
1 pound fresh okra, organic
1 cup water, spring, filtered no tap water, I prefer magnetized water
1 onion chopped
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1 teaspoon of Sucanat
Salt substitute to taste
Hot sauce to taste, but the hot spice mix is what I prefer
1/2 teaspoon of crushed pepper

What you do: 

Mix the onion, green pepper, thyme and crushed red pepper together and then cook lightly and stir over medium heat.
Add the okra and continue to cook 10 minutes.
Then add salt substitute, i.e. sea salt with iodine, sucanat, hot pepper sauce and water.
Cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes. Stir occasionally.
This can be eaten with a meat substitute. I don't like meat tasting substitutes for it suggests a taste for flesh.
I prefer to prefer foods in steel, copper, iron, porcelain cookware.
I prefer organic foods. They feel healthier.
Southerners like sweets and call people they like by sweet names, vegan sugar pie. It too is an Africanism in that the West African Goddess Oshun is the goddess of love, sweetness and health through the arts.
My mother likes okra which came from West Africa. It is supposed to be good for the intestinal track because it is ropey.
Now where my mother comes from in Georgia, there were no garlic nor apples. But people do like to have garlic in their stews.

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6

SO HOW'D IT GO?

This recipe was good, though I also used frozen okra. I mixed in some real meat though, obtained from my own organically raised cow which I fed a regular diet of pita chips and pop tarts (long, little-known secret: if you feed your cows this while singing it Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody, your cow will yield some of the best beef you'll find anywhere on this planet). I did not magnetize my water either, I simply dunked my measuring cup into the toilet. I cooked it in an old plastic takeout container from my recent Indian food outing - figured the taste of stale curry would just add a new twist. I didn't think of the fact that the plastic would melt in the oven though, so it was tough scraping it all off the racks, but once I got it all out and dumped it into a big bowl, I was extremely pleased. Three thumbs up!!!!!

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Working with a tight budget I could only afford frozen okra, but it still turned out fantastic. My bf requested this a second day in a row, and that was quite alright with me.

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