Tag Archives: dinner

September 01

Celebrate National Linguini Day, the Healthy Way!

By Sharon Palmer, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian™ There are so many fallacies out there regarding carbohydrates! Don’t even get me started on pasta’s negative reputation. You can thank the low-carb, high-protein diet craze for fueling our seemingly un-ending confusion about carbohydrates—especially pasta, bread, and potatoes—and their supposed negative impacts on our health. But it’s not […]

August 13

Quick & Easy Stewed Tomato and Bean Risotto

By Jaime Ruisi We all know there are so many reasons to love tomatoes. But I also want to bring your attention to one of tomato’s greatest partners: garlic. I love garlic almost as much as I love tomatoes.  You just can’t go wrong with adding a clove or two to any recipe. It jazzes […]

July 30

Summertime, And a Reason to Celebrate

By Sharon Palmer, RDN My two sons are still in high school, so summertime in my household equates to a nice change of pace from our typical busy routines. I love summertime for the additional family getaways and get-togethers it often brings. Those sunny days signal more time for my family and I to enjoy […]

July 24

Shakshuka from The Kids Cook Monday

By Diana K. Rice of The Kids Cook Monday In my experience, it’s pretty well-established that kids love tomato sauce. Whether it’s pizza, spaghetti or anything that can be dunked in ketchup, “bring on the sauce” should be the official mantra of childhood dining. As the registered dietitian on staff with The Kids Cook Monday, […]

July 10

Tomato Pesto Summer Casserole

By Ginger Hultin MS RD LDN Serves 8 Casseroles are sometimes associated with cold winter months, but using fresh summer vegetables creates a lighter dish appropriate for hot temperatures.  This large casserole makes convenient leftovers for healthy lunches and dinners.  Packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, this would be a great dish to make […]

June 20

Breakfast for Dinner: Roasted Tomato and Parmesan Frittata

By Lisa & McKenzie of Nourish RDs You know those days when you don’t feel like cooking—much less feel like grocery shopping and then cooking? But there’s not much in the refrigerator or pantry because you hadn’t had time to run to the store between meetings and phone calls and laundry and fundraisers and trying […]

May 15

Tomato Sauce (Mom’s Recipe)

By Kath Younger, RD Hi Tomato Lovers!! I’m excited to share one of my favorite recipes my mom used to make when I was a child. Mom’s homemade tomato sauce involves both summer-fresh tomatoes and lycopene-rich tomato paste simmered down with herbs and a healthy dash of sherry. This sauce will make your kitchen smell […]

October 01

Celebrate National Vegetarian Month by Showing Some Extra Tomato Love

Sharon Palmer, RD October marks National Vegetarian Awareness Month—an entire 31 days in recognition of a dietary trend that is definitely gaining ground. Earlier this year, even Justin Timberlake danced the “vegan shake” while dressed as a giant block of tofu during his visit to the set of Saturday Night Live. While only four percent […]

June 21

(Guest Blog: DedeMed) Mediterranean All Year!

by Denise Hazime Are you living a Mediterranean Diet? May was Mediterranean Diet Month, but why only 1 month out of the year, we should make Mediterranean Diet month every month. Everyone keeps talking about the Mediterranean Diet and how beneficial it is. Dr. Oz talks about it on his show and references recipes from […]

June 05

In Chef Andre’s Kitchen, Tomato Products are Hot

  According to celebrity Chef Andre Carthen, tomato products are the perfect food to power up family meals with flavor and nutrition. Chef Andre, a.k.a the “Fit Chef” and part of the Kathy Ireland Worldwide team, is on a mission to help bring delicious, healthy meals to families and children across the country.  His culinary […]