Tag Archives: Nutrition

February 17

A Can of Tomatoes Gets Dinner on the Table!

by Sharon Palmer, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian We often hear that “fresh is best,” but did you know that canned options are not only convenient, but also offer similar health benefits as fresh fruits and vegetables? While there are hundreds of varieties of canned foods available, today I’d like to applaud canned tomatoes for their […]

May 30

Penne Puttanesca

  by Leslie P. Schilling, MA, RDN, CSSD, LDN I’m not Italian, but I aspire to be. This recipe has been tweaked and, I like to think, perfected over the course of a decade. We even searched for a better one in Italy and couldn’t find it. It’s quick, easy and the robust flavor will […]

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 […]

March 29

Corn Tortilla Soup with Black Beans

  by Jessica Fishman Levinson, MS, RD, CDN This recipe is a makeover of the Sedona Tortilla Soup from California Pizza Kitchen, which I loved as a teen and had a cup of every time I went there. I use canned, boxed, crushed, diced tomatoes in a lot of my cooking, but this is one […]

February 01

Super Basil Tomato Soup

by Jenna Braddock, MSH, RD, CSSD, LD/N I have loved tomato soup since as far as I can remember. I have good memories of grilled cheese and tomato soup growing up. Lately, there’s been many nights where either the rain, the cold, or just nostalgia prompt a hankering for tomato soup. Rarely do I keep a ready made […]

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 […]

May 16

5 Amazingly Easy Tips to Stay Healthy for Life

  by Corinne Dobbas, RD We all have regrets. Things we wish we had done differently. Things we wish we said, but never did. Actions we could have taken, but didn’t because they made us too uncomfortable. Perhaps, you wish you would have taken that job, made that move, or spoken up to that special […]

March 02

Go Red and Get Your Plate in Shape for National Nutrition Month

by Sharon Palmer, RD The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics declares March as National Nutrition Month—a time to raise awareness and promote nutrition to the public.  This year’s campaign message is directed towards the transition from MyPyramid to MyPlate.  After decades of promotion and countless modifications to the Food Guide Pyramid, the United States Department […]

November 01

Turning up the Heat on Nutrition through Slow-Cooked Fall Meals

  by Sharon Palmer, RD Slow cooked meals date back to early humans slow-cooking their meals of game meat, plants, herbs and water over the open fire.   Yet, this cooking style is still hot today, as it enhances flavor, enriches nutrition, requires minimal time and effort, and is economical.  So, next time you find yourself […]

September 02

Guys, Go Red to Fight Prostate Cancer!

By Sharon Palmer, RD   September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and there’s no better time to step up the fight against prostate cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men in the U.S.  An estimated 218,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, and more than 32,000 men will […]