My New Year was celebrated preparing alot of healthy and nutritious food, love and good thoughts added in for the people that I loved and this is one of the many that are given the ‘LIKES’ and here to share with all my beautiful readers here. I also wanted to THANK YOU ALL for running this meaningful journey with me. Lets us now cheers with bruschetta!

what you’ll need:

1/2 cup chopped jackfruit
1/2 cup chopped cherry tomatoes
1 tbsp finely chopped red onion
1 to 2 tbsp finely julienne or chopped basil leaves
1 tbsp olive oil
some slices of french loaf
some balsamic reduction (scroll down for recipe)

make it happen:

Toast those slices of french loaf until crispy while you prepared the rest of ingredients

Get a deep bowl and add in all the above ingredients and let it sit for at least 15 mins

scoop and spread them pretty on the slice of toast and garnished with more basil leaves

optional to sprinkle some extra fine seasalt and black pepper on top.

Never add salt with rest of ingredients as salt is very capable of withdrawing water from the veggies

Now you can use a fork and drizzle some balsamic reduction on it and served

Balsamic Reduction receipe

what you’ll need:

2 cups Balsamic vinegar
Maple syrup (optional and adjust to your own taste)

make it happen:

Heat a small saucepan over high heat and add balsamic vinegar. Allow vinegar to come to a boil then immediately reduce to a simmer.

Simmered and occasional of stirring until vinegar reduces to half cup.

Watch it carefully especially when sweetener is add as it burnt real easy. Key is to stir and watch the fire.

Once cool it will be thicken and can be kept in the fridge for a long long time but mine was gone in the first batch


Been a raw/vegan/vegetarian for 13 years and still strong counting. I had no formal training but I put in many hours with heart & soul in handcrafting & tweaking every recipes here by going thru' stacks & stacks of cooking books & turning cooking show recipes into a green meals. My many thumbs up from family is my big milestone & it brought us closer than ever!

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