Tag Archives: health

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 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 […]

September 22

Slow Cooker Chickpea and Lentil Chili

by Min Kwon, MS, RD During the cold months, there’s nothing more comforting and satisfying than a bowl of sweet and savory chili. And when it comes to chili, tomato is an indispensable ingredient in my opinion.  I mean, could you imagine this classic dish without tomatoes? Having a well-stocked pantry during this time of […]

July 31

5 Minute Black Bean + Salsa Tacos

by Jaime Ruisi So, I started this thing called grad school which consumes most of my life. But, good news is it has provided me with inspiration to create healthy meals in minutes…. yes, minutes! As a grad student, I come home hungry, or “hangry” is probably a better word. The only thing on my […]

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 12

Apricot Tomato Chickpea Stir-Fry

by Ginger Hultin MS, RDN, LDN Yields 6 servings This unexpected combination creates a delicious one-pot meal that offers antioxidants, fiber and flavor! Apricot lends sweetness to balance the natural acidity in tomato and red pepper while spices including chili powder brighten the dish and add complexity. Blending favorite spices together creates a vibrant color […]

June 07

Three Bean Chili

by Sara Oberle, RDN This Three Bean (vegan) Chili bodies what it means to be a simple and rewarding recipe that will keep you balanced, healthy, full and fueled. The combination of spices with the tomatoes, and the beans with the vegetables just creates a happy little ballet on your tongue that will have you […]

May 06

Tomatoes, A Umami Superstar – Tomato, Mushroom and Beef Stew

By Sharon Palmer, RDN Every time you bite into a ripe, juicy peach, or enjoy a spoonful of ice cream, your mouth is flooded with sweetness. This is because the fructose in the peach and the lactose in the ice cream–both different types of sugar–activate the sensory cells on your tongue responsible for registering that […]