Tag Archives: appetizer

July 03

A RED, White & Blue 4th of July

By Sharon Palmer, RD, author of Plant-Powered for Life Most traditional, cultural diets—whether from Peru or Asia—are based on plants. Even in our own country, our diet once gravitated more towards plants. My mother, who grew up in Arkansas, enjoyed a wholesome plant-based diet; a typical meal was black-eyed peas, foraged greens, roasted tomatoes, and […]

July 31

Tomato Chipotle Jam

by Ruth Frechman, MA, RDN, CPT My recipe for Tomato Chipotle Jam is a worthy opponent for your Inaugural Tomato Wellness Recipe Blogger Madness! The jam’s tomato flavor, along with the subtle hint of heat creates a truly unique and addictive experience. It all started when I received a jar of Chipotle jam as a […]

July 03

Hoppin’ John Quinoa Sliders with Tomato Aioli

by Amari Thomsen MS, RD, LDN Hoppin’ John is a peas and rice dish made with onion, tomato, bacon, spices and sometimes greens like collard greens, Swiss chard or kale. The dish, traditionally served in the South, is meant to bring about a prosperous and lucky year. I gave the classic dish a unique healthy […]

January 25

Rustic Bruschetta Baked Eggs for One

by EA Stewart, MBA, RD This recipe was inspired by an earlier version I made with some leftover bruschetta in my fridge. It turned out to be delicious, so I decided to whip up a batch of bruschetta with some jarred tomatoes in my pantry, garlic olive oil, and Italian seasoning. Guess what? It turned […]

December 02

Zero Gain Holiday Campaign

By Sharon Palmer, RD “It’s holiday time!” Those three simple words can rouse both a sense of joy and excitement, while also stirring up feelings of stress and anxiety that accompany the hustle and bustle of the season. Similarly, the variety of foods that fill your dinner tables and plates during the next month can […]

April 17

Three Shockingly Easy, Heart Healthy (and Delicious!) Appetizers!

By Corinne Dobbas, MS, RD The Spanish LOVE to eat tomatoes and according to Fruittoday Euromagazine, they eat almost 40 pounds per person annually! As with all Mediterranean cuisines, the tomato is an essential ingredient of Spanish cooking. Spaniards eat tomatoes every day and prepare them in a variety of ways, including fresh, crushed, stewed […]

November 30

Paint Your Holiday Table Red!

by Sharon Palmer, RD The holiday season is upon us, along with the plethora of traditional treats and goodies that tempt our indulgence and expand our waistlines.  Many of us may find that we typically gain a few unwanted pounds through the holidays, but this year can be different!  By incorporating delicious and nutritious tomato […]

August 01

Heart Healthy Summer Eating

By Sharon Palmer, RD   Don’t let summer bog you down with high-fat, high-sodium cooking.  Celebrate the flavors of summer with a light, heart-healthy eating style by including more tomato products in your favorite summer dishes.       Tomato products can protect your heart in a number of ways:     Tomato products arsenal of […]