Tag Archives: pantry

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 […]

September 08

Why Canned Tomatoes Should Be In Your Pantry + Lasagna Soup Recipe

by Jen Haugen, RDN, LD I love this recipe because it combines all the ingredients I love – tomatoes, pasta, pesto, cheese – into a filling soup that nourishes and warms the soul.  I could eat soup every day so it is natural for me to take a favorite main dish and try to turn 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 […]

February 02


by Peter Francis Battaglia I am one of the world’s biggest fans of canned tomatoes with always a full shelf of diced, whole, pureed, peeled, paste, cherry tomatoes..in my pantry at all times. I can’t cook without them. This soup is a more European/Mediterranean version of an American cream of tomato soup..the addition of fresh basil and […]

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 […]

October 01

Eating Well With a Well-Stocked Pantry

By Sharon Palmer, RD In recent years, more individuals and families in the United States are becoming conscious of the food they are eating – and, they’re also taking greater responsibility for their health and nutrition. But, when it comes to making nutritious choices on a consistent basis, there are inevitably a few roadblocks that […]