Tag Archives: lycopene

October 29

Tomato Products Spell Winter Comfort

By Sharon Palmer, RD, The Plant-Powered Dietitian Winter is upon us, which means it’s the perfect time to enjoy all of those hearty foods that bring comfort to the mind, body and soul. And it’s a great time to stock your pantry with tomato products, including canned tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, pasta sauce, tomato […]

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 […]

September 30

Rustic Tomato Soup with Parmesan Croutons

by Miriam Rubin I first tasted this earthy soup at a little neighborhood restaurant in New York City and I recreated if for my own kitchen. The recipe is so easy, the soup has a pure tomato flavor, and the freshly made croutons provide body and crunch. As a plus, diced canned tomatoes and especially […]

May 02

Simple and Sweet Marinara

by Jenna Braddock, RDN Over the past few years I’ve been on a secret quest to develop to my own “family” recipe for marinara. I have nothing against an easy jar sauce but I love the idea and taste of sauce that’s been simmering on the stove all day. I’ve tried a lot of different […]

January 24

TORTELLINI WITH TOMATOES, WHITE BEANS, & SPINACH

by Julie Harrington, RD Pump up your pasta dish with colorful vegetables. Try this simple tortellini with tomatoes, white beans & spinach recipe for an easy weeknight meal.  This recipe was inspired by my boyfriend, Adrian.  Adrian and tortellini have long history. I learned from his mom that he literally would eat it every. single. day. […]

January 03

Tomato-White Bean Soup with Kale Pesto

In a previous blog post, our registered dietitian, Sharon Palmer discussed the nutritional and culinary perks of soups. And the benefits of tomato soup, in particular, are plenty.  At Tomato Wellness, we appreciate tomato soups for their flavor and the wonders they can do in terms of boosting immune function and helping to fight off […]