Tag Archives: summer

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 […]

July 10

Tomato Pesto Summer Casserole

By Ginger Hultin MS RD LDN Serves 8 Casseroles are sometimes associated with cold winter months, but using fresh summer vegetables creates a lighter dish appropriate for hot temperatures.  This large casserole makes convenient leftovers for healthy lunches and dinners.  Packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, this would be a great dish to make […]

July 03

Spicy Tomato Veggie Juice

By EA Stewart, RD Enjoy this veggie juice year round, by pairing canned tomatoes along with your favorite seasonal veggies.  Spice it up with fresh jalapenos to your heart’s desire! Makes 5 cups Serving size: ¾ cup Time: 5 minutes Ingredients 3 cups canned tomatoes, drained 1 bell pepper (red, orange, or yellow), chopped in […]

August 01

Simple Swaps with Tomato Products for your Summertime Gatherings

by Sharon Palmer, RD Two times of year always seem to be packed with social events.  The holidays, of course, are filled with family dinners, work potlucks, and other seasonal celebrations, but the summer time isn’t far behind in terms of gatherings and social events. The months of July and August have a unique way […]