Tag Archives: health

May 18

Warm Weather Calls for Tomato Products, Too

  Sharon Palmer, RDN Just because the days are longer and warmer, it doesn’t mean that you can’t rely on canned goods, such as tomato products in the kitchen. Stocking your pantry with economical, convenient canned tomatoes, pasta sauce, salsa, and tomato paste means you are ready to enjoy quick and healthy meals all season […]

December 31

Chunky Tomato, Chickpeas & Mushroom Stew

By Vicki Shanta Retelny I love tomato products; I use them in many of my recipes.  This recipe, Chunky Tomato, Chickpeas & Mushroom Stew, offers a delicious and filling option in the cold winter months.  It’s a comfort food recipe without a lot of excess fat and calories, and jammed with the antioxidant, lycopene, that can keep your […]

December 30

Vegetarian Lasagna Roll-Ups

by Alexandra Caspero MA, RD, CLT You are going to love these lasagna rolls! They are cheesy, saucy, and packed with protein! Baked eggplant and zucchini slices stuffed with ricotta, mozzarella and quinoa. The rolled up, covered in tomato sauce and baked to gooey perfection! No dairy? No problem! This recipe is easily made vegan with […]

December 19

Peruvian Chicken Stew

by Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD When I moved to the United States from Lima, Peru, I was far away from my family and clueless about how to cook and what to eat. Living with American roommates, I was introduced to grabbing a handful of cereal for breakfast while running out the door. For lunch and […]

December 15

Chicken Tortilla Soup

by Jen Sader (Toledo Lefty) I used to work about an hour from my home, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. I don’t miss the commute, but I do miss the soup that I used to get from Le Dog, a chain of hot dog and soup stands. This recipe isn’t quite a duplicate of its inspiration, […]

December 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 […]

December 09

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

by Sonali Ruder DO Your guests will be raving about this dish!  It’s hard to mess with a classic, but I set out to make a lighter version of one of my all-time favorite dishes- lasagna.  This delicious and nutritious twist on lasagna uses spaghetti squash instead of pasta.  Packed with protein and fiber, it […]