October 21

How to say “YES” to Pizza

Don’t fret, pizza lovers! You can still have your pie and eat it, too. We all know pizza is delicious, but believe it or not, it can be a surprisingly healthy snack or meal. With a little bit of creativity and some basic portion control, we don’t say no to pizza. Check out some fun […]

October 12

The Best Vegetarian Chili EVER!

by Anjali Shah, The Picky Eater This Vegetarian Chili is my absolute favorite recipe. It’s one of the first I made when I was starting out as a home cook and hosting my first dinner party. I was super nervous about how it would turn out because I wasn’t used to making up recipes or […]

September 15

Canned Tomato Challenge: San Marzano vs. USA

By Ashlea Hartz, N.C. In the shadows of the great Mt. Vesuvius lies a small town of San Marzano sul Sarno, near Naples, yes that’s in Italy not Florida. It was here, one story goes, that a tomato seed gifted to the people of Naples from the royalty of Peru was first planted in the […]

September 08

Why Canned Tomatoes Should Be In Your Pantry + Lasagna Soup Recipe

by Jen Haugen, RDN, LD I love this recipe because it combines all the ingredients I love – tomatoes, pasta, pesto, cheese – into a filling soup that nourishes and warms the soul.  I could eat soup every day so it is natural for me to take a favorite main dish and try to turn it […]

September 04

What this Dietitian Learned on a Cannery Tour

TOMATOES, PLEASE!!! Watch and share this adorable animated short that shows how tomatoes go from #FieldToSealed within hours, and the community that you support when you buy USA #CannedTomatoes 🍅❤️🥫#TasteOfSummertimeAllYearLong #EndlessSummer #TomatoWellness #FreshThanFresh pic.twitter.com/VWFyxYG69i — Tomato Wellness (@TomatoWellness) August 26, 2019 By Leslie Schilling, RD  No foods were quite so delicious to me as a […]

August 09

El Tomate: un Ingrediente Esencial en la Cocina

Ximena Jimenez  Me encanta cocinar, sobre todo si son platillos latinos, y por eso no pueden faltar en mi cocina los tomates frescos y enlatados. Siendo una niña aprendí de las mujeres en mi familia que los tomates son un ingrediente esencial en casi todas nuestras recetas, desde los guisos y sofritos, hasta los estofados […]

August 02

Thin Crust Spinach Pizza (Ready In Under 30 Minutes)

By Caroline Kaufman, MS, RDN Spinach  is awesome!   And as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist,  I want to celebrate everyday like it’s national spinach day.   And spinach, tomato sauce and cheese?   One of the best combos.  I’ve cooked up a super quick and easy dinner recipe for spinach pizza that I’d love to share with you.   I’m […]