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July 03

A RED, White & Blue 4th of July

By Sharon Palmer, RD, author of Plant-Powered for Life Most traditional, cultural diets—whether from Peru or Asia—are based on plants. Even in our own country, our diet once gravitated more towards plants. My mother, who grew up in Arkansas, enjoyed a wholesome plant-based diet; a typical meal was black-eyed peas, foraged greens, roasted tomatoes, and […]

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 […]

September 21

Enjoy an Endless Summer with Tomato Products

  By Sharon Palmer, RDN In the middle of winter and with snow piled in many cities across the country, it’s hard not to daydream about summer. And there certainly is a lot to love about summertime. There are the hot days, the warm nights, the easy-breezy lifestyle, and of course, the in-season produce. Colorful […]

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 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 […]

October 17

Chicken Paprikash over Egg Noodles

by Ashley Galloway, MS RD One snowy brisk October night in Illinois, my mother-in-law hosted a dinner book club in which the book of discussion was Lenin’s Tomb, The Last Day’s of the Soviet Empire. To complement the theme of the book, she created a marvelous Hungarian spread which included borscht, cabbage with caraway and […]

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 […]