Tag Archives: soup

January 20

Cream of Tomato Soup with Cheese Tartines

  by Diane Boyd A hot bowl of cream of tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich for dipping takes me back to the  warm happy memories of my childhood …of days home from school because of snow. Who doesn’t love warming up with a cozy meal after  a fun filled day of sledding?!  This was […]

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 […]

December 29

Recipe for Creamy Tomato Soup

Tomatoes may be out of season during the winter months, but nothing seems more nourishing on a cold day than a warm bowl of tomato soup. Winter and tomato soup go together almost as well as tomato soup and grilled cheese! That’s why it’s so great to call upon those canned tomatoes in your pantry […]

November 02

Remember Fresh isn’t always Best

By Sharon Palmer, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian™ Usually when you read about the health benefits of fruits and vegetables in a magazine or on the Internet, you also find the word fresh.  In fact, surveys show that people favor fresh produce so much that many don’t even count canned fruit and vegetables as servings! But […]

August 30

Summer Bean Gazpacho Soup

By Ginger Hultin MS RD LDN Gazpacho is a traditional Spanish soup which is most often tomato-based and served cold.  Very quick and easy to make, this soup is perfect for summertime if you do not feel like cooking.  Adding beans to this raw veggie-filled dish balances it with added protein and fiber.  Adding lemon […]

July 21

Tomato and Watermelon Gazpacho

By Miriam Rubin Cold soups are a wonderful part of summer and gazpacho is a time-honored favorite. Often it’s made with juicy, dead-ripe, fresh tomatoes. Nothing wrong with that, but since tomatoes are a fruit, why not explore using other fruits in combination with tomatoes in gazpacho? The sweet acidity of tomatoes blends beautifully with […]

January 02

Celebrate National Soup Month with Tomatoes!

By Sharon Palmer, RD Chinese won ton, Italian minestrone, New England clam chowder, Russian borscht, Mexican tortilla, French onion… Soups have certainly made their mark as a staple in cuisines all around the globe. In fact, many food historians speculate that soup has been around for as long as the art of cooking.  And while […]

November 01

Comforting Tomatoes

by Sharon Palmer, RD Having grown up in Seattle, I have somewhat of an attachment to the Pacific Northwest weather; and while I openly embrace the Californian sunshine, I also warmly welcome the cool weather November brings.  As the weather in Southern California has slowly shifted from steaming hot to pleasantly brisk, it’s been fun […]

March 11

Guest Blog: The Mediterranean “Diet”

by Meri Raffetto, RD If you’ve thought about trying a Mediterranean style of eating now is the right time to dive in! A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine significantly links diet with a decrease in heart disease for high risk individuals. In short the study observed over 7,400 individuals who […]

February 01

Mood Boost with Tomatoes

The initial excitement of the wintertime always seems to subside during the month of February. Whether it’s because the snow on the ground is no longer fresh and untouched, you’ve already hit the slopes a few times, or the wonderment of the holidays seems like a distant memory, this is the time of year that […]