Tag Archives: vegetarian

February 17

A Can of Tomatoes Gets Dinner on the Table!

by Sharon Palmer, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian We often hear that “fresh is best,” but did you know that canned options are not only convenient, but also offer similar health benefits as fresh fruits and vegetables? While there are hundreds of varieties of canned foods available, today I’d like to applaud canned tomatoes for their […]

October 12

The Best Vegetarian Chili EVER!

by Anjali Shah, The Picky Eater This Vegetarian Chili is my absolute favorite recipe. It’s one of the first I made when I was starting out as a home cook and hosting my first dinner party. I was super nervous about how it would turn out because I wasn’t used to making up recipes or […]

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 […]

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 […]

July 12

Apricot Tomato Chickpea Stir-Fry

by Ginger Hultin MS, RDN, LDN Yields 6 servings This unexpected combination creates a delicious one-pot meal that offers antioxidants, fiber and flavor! Apricot lends sweetness to balance the natural acidity in tomato and red pepper while spices including chili powder brighten the dish and add complexity. Blending favorite spices together creates a vibrant color […]

April 03

Weeknight Tortilla Soup

by Alexandra Caspero MA, RD, CLT As the name implies, this is a quick & easy meal that comes together in just 30 minutes. Perfect for busy weeknights, lazy weekends, or whenever you are craving a spicy soup rich with vegetables and beans. The secret is the use of fire-roasted tomatoes in the broth, a simple […]

March 02

White Bean, Tomato and Ricotta Bake

by Jennifer Shea Rawn MS, MPH, RD Comforting. Hearty. Warming. Just four ingredients makes up this simple White Bean, Tomato and Ricotta Bake. It’s perfect when you want something a bit lighter and more protein-rich than your traditional lasagna or pasta dish. And it’s a dish we’ve been making over and over this winter, because […]

February 01

Tomato, Bean & Cheese Dinner

by Elena Natker RD I’m a dietitian. I love to cook, I love to eat…but let’s be honest – I’m not super creative in the kitchen. I have swaths of tried and true recipes, but for this Tomato Madness contest, I wanted to share with you one of the few dinnertime concoctions I made up on my […]

January 26

African Peanut Soup

by Jessica Penner, RD This dish warms my body and soul every time I make it. It’s the kind of recipe that makes a meal memorable for you, it’s that good.  When I eat it I’m always reminded of the first time I made it: recreating a soup my husband and I adored at a […]