Author Archives: tomatowellness

August 07

Balsamic-Marinated Steak with Tomato Caprese

The flavor of a traditionally marinated steak is amplified with the addition of a vibrant tomato and mozzarella Caprese topping. Serve it with pasta or baked potatoes for a rustic meal made in heaven! Ingredients: Balsamic-Tomato Marinade: 1/4 cup canned tomato sauce 1 cup dry red wine 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar […]

July 30

❤️ BLUE CHEESE & BACON MAC & CHEESE & TOMATOES ❤️

Best Macaroni And Cheese with bacon recipe. The most decadent tasting, yet lower in calories, Homemade Mac N Cheese You’ll Ever Make! Macaroni Pasta blended with Italian Blend Cheese, then Melted Into A Warm Cream Sauce with tomatoes, bacon, and blue cheese. Mac and cheese is no longer only for the under 16 crowd.  You’ll find […]

July 12

VEGGIE FRIED RICE WITH TOFU | HIGH PROTEIN VEGETARIAN FRIED RICE

by Stacey Mattinson Leave  This veggie fried rice is high in protein and stacked with veggies! Pin it here. Making an entire meal in one pan is my dream! I love how this veggie fried rice comes together quickly in a large wok or skillet. It’s super versatile, which gives you a lot of flexibility with whatever veggies you have on […]

June 06

Celebrate Dad with Health-Protective Tomatoes!

By Sharon Palmer, The Plant-Powered Dietitian™ The weather is warming up and Father’s Day is just around the corner—both serve as a perfect excuse to throw a family BBQ, potluck, or picnic. And no summertime picnic or BBQ would be the same without the use of tomato products. Whether it’s chips and salsa, smoky baked beans, […]

May 29

DIY Taco Bell Hack: CRUNCH WRAP SUPREME RECIPE!

By Jodi Danon, Create Kids Club THIS IS NOT YOUR ORDINARY CRUNCH WRAP SUPREME RECIPE! THIS CRUNCH WRAP RECIPE USES FLAVORED TORTILLAS, GREEK YOGURT, AND A ROMAINE LETTUCE BLEND AMPING UP THIS SIMPLE BUT DELICIOUS RECIPE! If you’re like me, you’ve hit up Taco Bell a time or two in the late evening hours. Most […]

May 10

Making Canned Tomatoes New Again

The secret to good cooking and healthy eating? All it takes is having the right tool for the job. Putting the right ingredients to work makes your job easy. Enter: canned tomatoes. Are you surprised? Canned tomatoes may sound like old news, but their savory umami and versatility in the kitchen make them indispensable in […]

March 15

What is Lycopene?

Maybe there’s a reason superheroes wear red capes! Lycopene [pronounced lie-kuh-peen], the naturally occurring compound that gives tomatoes their rich red color, has some pretty super powers. Natural chemical reactions in your body create free radicals, which move around the body setting off chain reactions that can damage cells and promote disease. Lycopene is an […]