Tag Archives: vegetarian

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 […]

January 24

Spaghetti Squash with Ratatouille

by Sharon Palmer, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian™ Last fall, while on a Santa Barbara farm tour, I sampled a delicious dish that showcased the Mediterranean flavors of eggplant, tomatoes, and zucchini against a backdrop of spaghetti squash, instead of traditional pasta.  While I was driving through Gilroy on Saturday afternoon, I stopped at a produce stand […]

January 24

TORTELLINI WITH TOMATOES, WHITE BEANS, & SPINACH

by Julie Harrington, RD Pump up your pasta dish with colorful vegetables. Try this simple tortellini with tomatoes, white beans & spinach recipe for an easy weeknight meal.  This recipe was inspired by my boyfriend, Adrian.  Adrian and tortellini have long history. I learned from his mom that he literally would eat it every. single. day. […]

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 10

Lima Bean Stew

by Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD In preparation for my weekly meal planning, canned tomatoes are definitely on my list.  It saves me time in the kitchen and reaps the nutritional benefits of tomatoes while also adding a burst of flavor and health to my recipes.  Canned tomatoes and tomato sauce are used in many of […]