Author Archives: tomatowellness

January 15

Top 9 Dietitian’s Tips for Enjoying Processed Tomatoes

  Every time you bite into a taco covered with salsa, a pile of pasta smothered in marinara, or steaming tomato soup, you are gaining health benefits linked with eating tomato products. Processed tomato products, including canned tomatoes, marinara sauce, tomato paste, salsa, and tomato soup, are rich in numerous health-protective nutrients, including fiber, potassium, […]

January 11

Brighten Up Your Winter with Tomato Products!

By Erin Palinski-Wade, RD, CDE  Author Belly Fat Diet For Dummies, Blog: Mommyhoodbytes.com After a warm December, it’s certainly an adjustment to get used to the chilly January air. Overall this winter has been mild so far, but I still find myself daydreaming about warm summer days. It’s hard not to miss the warm, sunny […]

January 02

A New Spin on the Trusty Tomato

Written by Densie Webb, PhD, RD If you’re like me, you’re always on the lookout for fresh, new ways to use familiar foods, especially vegetables. Tomatoes are a perfect example of a versatile vegetable that can be added to dishes that may not immediately come to mind. Think of tomatoes, and the first foods you […]

December 13

Canned Tomatoes: Your “Elf on the Shelf” this Holiday Season

By Kaley Todd, MS, RDN  Enjoy the holiday season tomato style! Too often the hustle and bustle of the holiday season leaves us undernourished, sleep deprived, and stressed. As we are thinking of others during this time of thanks and joy, it is also important to think of ourselves. We tend to sacrifice health and […]

November 02

Fight Prostate Cancer for Movember, Thanks to Tomatoes

By Sharon Palmer, RDN Guys, it’s that time of year to grow out your mustachios in honor of Movember, the month-long event which raises awareness of prostate cancer. Growing out your mustaches helps to “change the face of men’s health.” This serves as a reminder to support the men in your life—grandfathers, fathers, husbands, partners, […]

September 28

Cauliflower Pizza Muffins

By the Nutrition Twins!   Did someone say delicious bite-sized cheese pizza muffins, that are actually healthy, waistline-friendly and easy to prep for a busy weeknight dinner? We sure did—and we’re signing you up for a delicious mouthful of these little guys! As you may know if you’ve read our blogs, we often mention how […]

September 24

Canned Tomatoes Good for Your Health, Easy on Your Pocketbook

Canned tomato products, ranging from whole peeled tomatoes to tomato paste, are not only convenient and economical, they all provide the health benefits of fresh tomatoes. In fact, in some cases, they are more concentrated sources of the nutrients found in fresh tomatoes, such as the antioxidant lycopene (cooking breaks down the tomato’s cell wall, […]