Unlike regular tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes are available all year. Don't just leave them soaking in the rays for too long -- we've got some irresistible recipes in which sun-dried tomatoes are the stars.
You know tomatoes are a tasty addition to almost any meal -- the fact that they're healthy is just an added benefit. They're delicious, common to many styles of cuisine and we've got five recipes sure to delight.
Tomato, "to-mah-to." Call it what you like; it's the world's most popular fruit -- yes, we said fruit. Of the nearly 10,000 varieties of the favored food, cherry tomatoes are one of the mostly widely eaten. And we've got a handful of nutritious recipes that make the most of this bite-sized beauty.
You may not think of tofu as having the personality of, say a juicy, rare steak, but it still has a lot going for it. It's high in protein and contains an abundance of good-for-you fats. And the preparation possibilities are endless.
Tomatoes can be enjoyed right off the vine. But if you want to get creative in the kitchen, these soup, appetizer and entree recipes will bring out the flavor and textures of tomatoes. For bruschetta and beyond, look no further than this tasty list.
Sure, fresh-from-the-garden produce is ideal, but that doesn't mean foods labeled "fresh" in your grocery store are always the best. What nutritional information do you need to know before choosing frozen, canned or fresh?
Deeply-colored vegetables may offer the most protective health benefits against cancer and other diseases, as well as helping people with diabetes control their calorie intake and blood sugar. Learn more about the benefits to eating these colorful vegetables.
If you're a healthy eater who turns to pizza as an occasional junk-food splurge, you may experience some guilt after you've downed a few (or five or six) slices of cheesy, empty-carb heaven. But soon, that could all change. Sort of.
The protein in meat, poultry, and fish offers health benefits, including lowering bad cholesterol and reducing heart disease. Eating healthy is another alternative treatment against illnesses. Learn the health benefits of meat, poultry, and fish.
Fruits and vegetables offer health benefits, including protection from heart disease, high blood pressure, and other illnesses. Eating healthy can be part of an alternative treatment against disease. Learn the health benefits of these foods.
Including enough dairy such as milk, cheese, and yogurt in your diet can offer many health benefits, including keeping your bones strong and preventing high blood pressure. Learn the health benefits of dairy.
Nuts may be high in fat, but they contain mostly mono- and polyunsaturated fats, which are heart healthy. Studies have shown that nuts can help lower LDL cholesterol. Learn the health benefits of nuts.
Seeds are an excellent nutrition package filled with minerals, folic acid, and bone-building calcium. It's surprising we eat seeds as an occasional snack instead of a staple of our diet. Learn health benefits of seeds.
Legumes are good sources of high protein and offer health benefits, including lowering heart-disease risk. Eating healthier with legumes can be part of an alternative treatment against illness. Learn the health benefits of legumes.
Grains in your daily diet can make your body stronger and offer another alternative treatment against such illnesses as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and gastrointestinal troubles. Learn the health benefits of grains.
Dried beans, nuts, and seeds are good sources of protein and offer health benefits, including lowering heart-disease risk. Eating healthy is another alternative treatment against illnesses. Learn health benefits of dried beans, nuts, and seeds.