Tag Archives: tomato products

June 06

Celebrate Dad with Health-Protective Tomatoes!

By Sharon Palmer, The Plant-Powered Dietitian™ The weather is warming up and Father’s Day is just around the corner—both serve as a perfect excuse to throw a family BBQ, potluck, or picnic. And no summertime picnic or BBQ would be the same without the use of tomato products. Whether it’s chips and salsa, smoky baked beans, […]

December 08

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 […]

August 13

Quick & Easy Stewed Tomato and Bean Risotto

By Jaime Ruisi We all know there are so many reasons to love tomatoes. But I also want to bring your attention to one of tomato’s greatest partners: garlic. I love garlic almost as much as I love tomatoes.  You just can’t go wrong with adding a clove or two to any recipe. It jazzes […]

July 30

Summertime, And a Reason to Celebrate

By Sharon Palmer, RDN My two sons are still in high school, so summertime in my household equates to a nice change of pace from our typical busy routines. I love summertime for the additional family getaways and get-togethers it often brings. Those sunny days signal more time for my family and I to enjoy […]

July 24

Shakshuka from The Kids Cook Monday

By Diana K. Rice of The Kids Cook Monday In my experience, it’s pretty well-established that kids love tomato sauce. Whether it’s pizza, spaghetti or anything that can be dunked in ketchup, “bring on the sauce” should be the official mantra of childhood dining. As the registered dietitian on staff with The Kids Cook Monday, […]

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 […]