Tag: tomato

Reading List: Tomato Troubles, Food Poisoning’s Costs & a Food Blogger Challenge

by in Food News, March 5, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Study shows that weight loss may reverse artery clogging, a cure for shrimp allergies, and restaurants dropping tomatoes from menus

Budget-Friendly Foods: Top 5 Healthy Picks

by in Healthy Tips, March 1, 2010

These days, who’s not watching their wallets along with their waistlines? After some number crunching, we came up with top five budget-friendly, healthy foods that give you maximum nutrition for your food buck.

Top Foods That Start (& Stop) Heartburn

by in Healthy Tips, November 13, 2009

Almost without fail, holidays equal lots of food. The trouble usually starts when you find a dish that’s so delicious, you just can’t get enough (it happens to the best of us). Of course a few hours later, when heartburn kicks in, you’ll ask yourself that burning question: “Why did I eat so much?” We explain which foods can kick up heartburn (and why), plus ways to cool it down.

Make Your Own Salsa

by in Healthy Recipes, September 1, 2009

Believe it or not, salsa has topped ketchup as America’s most popular condiment, according to some sales reports. Salsa can be more than just tomatoes and onions, though. Pass up the jarred stuff and make fresh mixes at home.

5 Ingredients: The Easiest Veggie Sandwich

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, No-Cook Choices, August 6, 2009

A pound of meat piled high on two slices of bread can be a bit much on a hot summer day (or any day really). Go light and cook less by prepping my veggie sandwich, which is filled with healthy nutrients and comes together in minutes.

Market Watch: Seasonal Tomatoes

by in Farmers' Market Finds, Healthy Recipes, Tomatoes, July 29, 2009

Because we’re celebrating tomatoes this week, I went to my farmers’ market and bought every kind of tomato I could find. Here’s how I made out.

In Season: Tomatoes

by in Healthy Recipes, In Season, Tomatoes, July 27, 2009

These juicy red veggies (technically fruit) are at peak season right now and come in so many varieties. Here’s the low-down on the common ones you may find and a recipe for a simple roasted tomato sauce — perfect for pasta or bread dipping.

Spotlight Recipe: Garlic and Herb Tomatoes

by in Healthy Recipes, Tomatoes, July 27, 2009

Tomatoes are an excellent source of the antioxidant vitamin C and the fresh basil, parsley and thyme contribute vitamin K and potassium. The tomatoes in this salad are gently warmed, which enhances their sweetness and nicely complements chicken, fish or scrambled eggs.